10 Big Mistakes To Avoid When Leading or Managing

I don’t know about you but I learn a whole lot more from the times that things don’t work out as well as they could than I do when it all goes smoothly. The truth is leading and managing presents many challenges. Sometimes we try something in one situation and it works perfectly. We try […]

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How To Get People Delivering

Clients raise many different challenges that they face as leaders and managers. One of the most common questions people ask me is “How do I get my people to deliver the results I expect from them without being seen as a demanding or horrible boss?” It would be easy to dismiss this as an easy […]

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Don’t Fall Into The Flat White Trap

Now you are probably thinking I have gone insane with this title so let me explain. The flat white is one of the speciality coffees that they sell at my favourite coffee chain Costa Coffee. All the staff have to learn and be tested on all of the coffee’s before they can come out of […]

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Stepping Stones To Being A Better Leader

We all know that being a leader is a big challenging. On the face of it, leading in itself should not be that difficult but the reality in practice is that it is a challenge. Unlike many areas there is no guaranteed blueprint that will work every time in any situation. At the same time […]

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Without Trust You Achieve Nothing

When I am working with clients individually or in groups, the challenge of how to get the best from teams often comes up. When we start to explore this, fairly often it feels like issues around the performance of the team are nothing to do with the leader or manager and all down to team […]

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Start Making Strategic Choices To Achieve Success

Everyone knows the importance of having and implementing a strategy in order to deliver results and achieve success. We are all making choices every minute of the day. At the same time there is a huge difference between making choices right now and making strategic choices. Let me explain what I mean. The day to […]

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The Obvious Mistakes Managers Make

Managing can be a challenge. At the same time there are many obvious things managers could do but quite often don’t do that could make a huge difference to the results they achieve. So are you making any of these obvious mistakes when managing? Duncan Brodie helps accountants achieve more more career success by helping […]

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How To Perform To Your Potential In Job Interviews

Job interviews are challenging and so they should be. Securing a job interview means you are a step closer to landing that next role. So what can you do to make sure that you perform to your potential? Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals achieve more career success. Learn more here

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What Good Accountants Do In Organisations

Ever noticed how many misconceptions there are about the role of the accountant. In this video I share some personal perspectives, based on over 25 years experience, of what good accountants do. Be interested to hear what you might add to this list of ideas. Duncan Brodie helps accountants achieve more career success. Learn more […]

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What Should A Good CV Do?

The first step in any job application process is to submit a CV. So what makes a good CV and increases your chances of getting to the next stage in the selection process? Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals achieve more career success. Learn more here

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