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21 February 2018

Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist

21 February 2018, Comments: 0

  I should start a 12-step program for perfectionists. I have met many in my career. Perfectionists are afraid of taking action because they […]


10 January 2018

Tomatoes and Productivity

10 January 2018, Comments: 0

  I am easily distracted. Squirrel! I decided to try a simple productivity tool called “The Pomodoro Technique.” It is called this because the […]


29 December 2017

Gratitude

29 December 2017, Comments: 0

  According to the Harvard Medical School, “In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel […]


8 November 2017

What’s the best mindset for leaders & entrepreneurs?

8 November 2017, Comments: 0

  I am being interviewed as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week on the Entrepreneur Mindset. As I thought about it, there is no difference between […]


11 October 2017

Team effectiveness: it’s not all fun and games

11 October 2017, Comments: 0

  When I first started working with teams I was often asked, “will we be doing trust falls?” I always answered in the negative […]


28 June 2017

4 Top Reasons to Hire a Business Coach

28 June 2017, Comments: 0

  Without the assistance of a business coach, a leader’s career and skills can stagnate. “People plateau because they don’t know what they don’t […]


3 May 2017

A 3-step guide to practical systems thinking

3 May 2017, Comments: 0

  Systems Thinking is useful when we understand and apply the basic concepts. Leaders who are strategic thinkers remember the Systems Thinking principles and […]


19 April 2017

5 signs of burnout – act before you are crispy around the edges

19 April 2017, Comments: 0

  Burnout grows slowly. Its slow creep is hardly noticeable and suddenly you are “crispy around the edges” – not in full burnout, but […]


12 April 2017

7 ways to create a culture of trust

12 April 2017, Comments: 0

A study in SA Journal of Industrial Psychology titled “An organisational culture model to promote creativity and innovation” showed that a culture of trust […]


29 March 2017

Passive-Aggressive – Tackle or run-away

29 March 2017, Comments: 0

  I was talking with some business owners recently about a passive-aggressive employee. While it is easiest to ignore the behavior, it takes a […]


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