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Avoid Complicating Decision Making

There was a question posted recently on one of the forums that I am part of. Without going into detail it was essentially a question around whether a client should reduce their fee for multiple bookings. It was interesting to see the responses. Some of them short and to the point. Others long winded with […]

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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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Don’t Wait For Someone Else To Act

Attending a recent conference for accountants, I was surprised by how many seemed to feel that, even though they were in leadership roles, they could not make things happen. Now let’s not pretend that leading is easy; it’s not. At the same time my view is that people who choose to step into a leadership role do so because they can make a difference.

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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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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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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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