September 17, 2012
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What lessons did you take away from the Olympics?

I thought I’d stick with the theme of lessons for a while. Especially since I took so much away from watching – in sheer awe – as the Olympic athletes performed such amazing feats that were once thought impossible! So, […]
July 9, 2012
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Are you a cop-out, drop-out, hold-out or all-out?

I was recently reminded of one of John Maxwell’s powerful analogies. While observing leaders, he identified four different groups: 1. Cop-outs: These people set no goals and make no decisions. 2. Hold-outs: These people have beautiful dreams, but they are afraid to respond to […]
May 28, 2012
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What do you do when the ‘paw paw’ hits the fan?

Whatever you do, you don’t want to fall into the trap of sticking your head in the sand and hoping the situation resolves itself. Many people have a misconception about conflicts… that they resolve themselves or dissipate over time. Well, […]
May 14, 2012
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Lead with vision, not control

Last week we took the first step to overcome micromanaging by tapping into the reasons we fall into the trap in the first place. Now we can take the second key step together, break the habit and… Lead with Vision… […]
May 7, 2012
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Are you a micromanager?

I am sure you have all – like me – had the misfortune of being managed by a micromanager. Or maybe, at times, you have even recognised yourself falling into the trap of micromanaging despite knowing it doesn’t work. It’s […]