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Your reputation for confidence

Confidence is an interesting concept. You can have confidence in yourself, or others can have confidence in you. From the inside it manifests as self-belief and from the outside as support, trust, and a mandate to continue. When one element …

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‘How to reboot training’ ebook has changed so much

It means so much to get feedback like this… “I read ‘How to Reboot Training Post Pandemic’ and enjoyed it. I was on furlough; my job didn’t exist in its usual form (there were no volunteers to coordinate!). Now we’re …

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Who controls the conversation?

Two people are having a conversation. One person is asking all the questions and the other person is giving all the answers. Who controls the conversation? The one asking the questions! That being so…If you are a manager who is …

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Making a difference the simple way

If something is simple, …it is more likely to be practical If it is practical, …it is more likely to be used If it is used, …it is more likely to make a difference So, look at something you want …

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Webinar: Barriers to behaviour change

In this webinar for L&D Mastermind I will be looking at what behaviours you are trying to change in your organisation right now. And the barriers you are likely to come up against that are stopping you from achieving sustainable …

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Are you a leader?

You are a leader if you have followers, even if only briefly and occasionally. So why would someone follow you? Because… They think you know where you are going They think that where you are going is better than where …

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Ask a different question

We often judge others by the level of questions they ask us. It is said that ‘there is no such thing as a stupid question’, but how many of us really believe that? We should also judge ourselves too, and …

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It wasn’t me… honest!

We all have the experience of applying a solution to a problem, and the problem gets worse. The Germans even have a word for making something worse through an attempt to make things better: Schlimmbesserung Maybe it’s something simple like …

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