Category: Paul’s Monday Tips

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Catch them doing something right

Many of the precepts of management grew out of the latter stages of the industrial revolution where there was careful measurement and specification of results.

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If I were you, I would…

We love to give advice. It makes us feel good. The passing of knowledge and experience to others in our …

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The idea that starts everything

Look around you at some of the amazing things people have done. Every one of them started with an idea, …

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How balanced is your life?

First, I was dying to finish high school and start college. And then, I was dying to finish college and …

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Where did my confidence go?

Confidence is something many of us wish we had a bit more of. Confidence comes from a Latin word ‘fidere’ …

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Why criticism hurts

Criticism can hurt, yet feedback can be helpful. What’s the difference? Consider who will benefit. Feedback is for the benefit …

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From bad to good

I saw some quotes last week that seemed related. Here they are… “You can’t be good at something unless you’re …

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Your hero to the rescue

“John would know what to do. If only he were here right now.” Have you ever said something like that …

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I am not perfect

I am not perfect, so I try to be. Then I realised that I try to be perfect out of …

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“You shouldn’t do that!”

Last week I mentioned something I intended to do, and the horrified reaction? “You shouldn’t do that! It’s not right!” …

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