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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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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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Management Success: Stop Complaining, Start Acting

Circumstances always exist; it’s a fact of life. What I have noticed is that managers sometimes fall into the trap of complaining about the circumstances.

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