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The importance of being understood!

“Every divisional head is well aware of their numbers,” the CFO announced at the board meeting. “So, I’m perplexed why so many have missed their targets.” However, we got a

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The Manager’s Diary

What should the focus of a manager be? How should a manager’s time be spent? These are questions we get asked quite often in our work. Whilst everyone’s role is

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The Power of One-on-One Meetings

One cannot hire a hand, the whole man always comes with it. Peter Drucker Since our last article, we’ve had interest in 1on1 meetings – why have them, how often

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Managing oneself and others…

In 2005 the Harvard Business Review published Peter Drucker’s seminal article Managing Oneself, where the father of management outlined a reflective model for human performance. Managing oneself, members of one’s

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The One-Page Proposal

Working closely with two very successful business leaders – Jack Bendat and Andrew Forrest – taught me lessons that we have used to transform many organisations since. One of them

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The urgency delusion of work

The immediacy of our work environments has had numerous positive and negative implications on how we perform. One phenomenon is the sense of urgency that has permeated everything we do

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