I’m always intrigued when people ask for support around communication issues, or cite communication skills as being vitally necessary for the work they’re doing. Often when probed, I note that people find it hard to explain exactly what good communication is, and why it’s important. So I searched online and came up with this very… Read More Making sense . . .
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“Life’s not fair, is it? Some of us drink champagne in the fast lane, and some of us eat our sandwiches by the loose chippings on the A597 (Victoria Wood).” I loved Victoria Wood. I saw her on stage in the ’90s – an evening out to remember with my wonderful mum-in-law, where we laughed… Read More Time for tea?
“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.” Alan Turing
Stumbling across this article was a pleasant surprise – Matt Abrahams gives some good advice and shares his personal experiences to help us to improve our performance at meetings and in presentations: Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them) – Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation. I… Read More Again and again . . .
I wasn’t searching for this, but was pleasantly surprised when I came across it … a useful list of insights from today’s top sales influencers on what they think makes exceptional leadership. It’s a refreshing read: 20 Great Leadership Insights From Top Sellers.
“The definition of excellence in leadership is the person who is completely there for you.”Tom Peters
“October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” Sarah Guillory (Reclaimed)
Perfectionism … Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines it as: “A disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable.” But how do you view perfectionism? Diligence, conscientiousness, meticulousness? Or fussiness, nitpicking, hairsplitting? What does your answer tell you?