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The Dark Arts of Managing Change

In an earlier article, I explored why and when domain expertise matters. In that piece I referenced the three differentiators of Alpha change professionals; one of those was an ability “to get things done”. A friend, Simon Bennett, refers to this as “navigating the organisation”, but I think it is wider than that. Few changes are totally confined to a single organisation in terms of needing to contribute to the change or being impacted (positively or negatively) by the change. For that reason, I still prefer the more open “getting things done”.

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Metaphysics: Why it Matters?

You’ve probably heard about the word “vibration”, or “vibe” in short, but you are unsure what it means and why it matters to you…Don’t worry, you are not the only one. 

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How Do You Measure Achievement ?

I was at my old college for lunch on Saturday and met up with a few alumni, some older, some younger than me. At lunch the principal read out a letter from an old student, and it reminded me of two letters I received, as an undergraduate, from my tutor.

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The Death of the Private Conversation

There is no such thing as a private conversation anymore. Streaming video live from your smart phone is now so easy, you should expect to be on camera all the time.

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Transforming Team Dynamics With Leadership

You brought together the best people in your team. You had high hopes from each one of them. But unfortunately, they are not making the right decisions required to keep their section working well. I know you’ll be totally disappointed.

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The Evolution is Upon Us

As many of you know, I recently accepted a role as an Executive Vice President after over 27 years as a top performing, C-suite Executive Assistant. The kudos have been effusive and flowing like water. But, I'll have to admit, they've opened my eyes to something that is pervasive in this industry. Lack of confidence and vision beyond the role.