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Did you get caught in a decision-making trap?

My last post, Tough calls and conquering indecision, provoked a few emails from readers describing times they felt they had made a poor decision. Those poor decisions aligned with several themes – traps that we can all fall into when … Continue reading

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Tough calls and conquering indecision

My client, let’s call her Sophie, had a decision to make. It was a big decision with far-reaching ramifications. She was struggling. ‘And the problem is,’ she sighed, ‘it seems to have made me incapable of making any decisions at … Continue reading

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Change and wisdom

One of my goals for 2017 was to join a choir and so on Monday evening, I found myself in a church in a local town with a dozen people I’d never met before. After some warm up exercises, our … Continue reading

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Handling change in an uncertain environment

Twenty sixteen feels like a volatile year, both on a global and local scale. If you hold a position of authority, it’s likely that you have to manage change, whether that’s within your team, your organization, your industry or even … Continue reading

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If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got

Every now and then, when I feel the need to be somewhere filled with sunshine and olive groves and the fragrance of oleander (ie most days during a typical English summer!), I reach for my copy of Under the Tuscan … Continue reading

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Ready for change?

When I was recruiting for a new team member years ago, one CV particularly caught my attention. Our ad had described the fast-paced nature of the role where things were changing all the time and we needed to recruit someone … Continue reading

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Aisle. Altar. Hymn.

It’s an old joke but still makes me smile. The nervous bride is desperate to remember the order of events in her wedding – she walks up the aisle, she and her groom approach the altar, they sing a hymn. … Continue reading

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