The executive who found empathy

  • The executive who found empathy

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    The executive who found empathy “No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt I could feel from the moment I answered the call that something had dropped. The scratchy voice with an audible lump being swallowed. On the line was an executive with the nickname bulldog. I […]

  • Doing indispensable when you seek appreciation

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    When one in 45 people you know on LinkedIn become a GFC statistic new behaviours emerge that few will have seen coming. You get a feeling that people are nervous and protective and underneath this few know how it might play out and impact productivity of those left behind. You hear the glorious goals and values from the top and yet what you see in the office is something that’s not quite right. Read on. A corporate team threw me a proverbial “hospital pass” in a group training session and you may be seeing this play out at your place of work too…

  • Are you on your own journey, or someone else’s?

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    Are you on your own journey, or someone else’s? It feels quite normal for me to start writing with a quote that sums up what I am about to share.  I’ve been hearing too much in the last week from people who have suddenly realised that are on someone else’s journey in life and are […]

  • Limitations are yours to keep

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    Limitations are yours to keep “Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer Every Monday morning I receive an email from someone I’ve never met. His name is Darren Zwiers and he writes a weekly blog called Monday Morning Inspiration. I like his thinking […]

  • Just saved 9 days a year … you could too…

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    Just saved 9 days a year … you could too… The start of my working life feels like a million years ago in technology terms. We sent snail mail, sat on incoming mail for a few days and then sent a snail mail response. Turnaround time about 7-10 days. Mobile phones were a large brick, […]