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Business and Leadership Lessons From The 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics are in full swing. Like many others I have been spending some time watching the Olympics on TV. The competitors in the Olympics are obviously those who are the elite group in their particular sport within the country they are representing.  They are interviewed immediately after their event.  Some have been […]

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8 Barriers To Achieving In 2012

As we start out on a new year, we all have great plans about what we will achieve in the year ahead. Having recently surveyed my subscribers, there seem to be 8 key barriers they highlight to achieving in 2012. So what were the 8 most common barriers and what do I suggest they do to address them?

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Business and Leadership Lessons From The Apprentice Week 10

So we were down to the last six in The Apprentice UK last night. The teams were tasked with buying stock, selling it, noticing what was selling, re-investing in what was proving popular and making as much as they could. Melody was team leader on one team and Natasha on the other team. Natasha’s team […]

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How To Make Better Decisions

Decisions are the catalyst to actions which in turn are the catalyst to results. As a leader or manager your success depends on your ability to take decisions. So how can you make better decisions?

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Learning About Team Working From The Apprentice Week 2

Well The Apprentice week 2 was broadcast here in the UK last night.  While in previous groups there have been some strong personalities, the girl’s team demonstrated perfectly how not to operate as a team.  So what were the real learning points? People need to listen to each other rather than talk over each other […]

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Leadership Decisions – How to do better

As a leader, you need to be willing to take decisions. So how can you get better at taking decisions?

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Management And Leadership Success: The DAR Strategy

You want to be a successful leader or manager, right? Of course you do but, despite this, it is surprising just how many people stop themselves from being successful. So how can you start achieving more success?

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A to Z of Leadership Success

Today is D Day. D for me in terms of leadership success is about: Direction setting Determining the priorities Deciding, when you have many options Delegating effectively Delivering results What else would you add? Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being […]

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The Apprentice: Series 5: Week 4

In week 4 of The Apprentice, the teams were tasked with developing, producing and selling two natural beauty products. The teams were mixed up again, with Noorul leading what turned out to be the winning team and Paula leading the losing team.  The big learning point from this week was that it is often the […]

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Decision Making: 6 Steps to Better Decision Making

Decision making is a key role for any manager or leader.  Surprisingly many people struggle when it comes to taking decisions.  This might be due to: • Fear of failure • Lack of a structured approach • Procrastinating • Lack of clarity Whatever the barriers, there are 6 steps that you can follow when taking any decision. 1. Problem Definition […]

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