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Should we look to Shackleton rather than Machiavelli?

Much of my work is focused on supporting genuinely talented people become better leaders and I’m o-l-d enough to have read tomes on what it takes to be a good manager and effective leader; from the not-so-lofty books like the … Continue reading

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Have you the key that turns the lock?

I’ve spent decades advising on strategy, strategic frameworks, business growth plans, organisational development, and policy / service improvements. Don’t get me wrong that was really interesting but now I’m much more fascinated by the nature of human existence and how … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day: how you can make it work for you!

Remember the 1993 film Groundhog Day? It starred Bill Murray as Phil Connors, the annoyingly cynical and rather arrogant meteorologist. It was supposed to be a comedy but there was a really creepy element running through it, the idea that … Continue reading

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A few last thoughts from 2013: buckle up for the year ahead!

I’m not particularly into cars but some of my old friends will remember me on my beloved Honda 550cc motorbike back in the ‘80s. I loved the speed, freedom and economy of riding one of the early superbikes. So it … Continue reading

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