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Are your Values in Overdrive or Conflict?

Are your values in overdrive or conflict? One of the very first jobs I had was a ‘pinch me, I must be dreaming’ kind of job. Totally unreal and still to this day one of my most favourite ever. In fact as I get a little older, it’s the one I look back at now…

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Communication is Key for Great Leadership

If you want the answer, it is one word. COMMUNICATION Across the last few months talking to hundreds of business leaders, whether in CEO, GM, department managers, supervisors or team leader roles, regardless of title; the resounding key requirement for every business has been communication. Often leaders think they’re pretty good at it. Doing enough.…

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Getting the Team Back Together

They ran around screeching, excited, jumping and then when they went in for the hugs. At that moment I had to yell “Hold the hugs, go the virtual high fives! We’re not doing that yet?” One girl spun quickly on her heels “Why not?” she questioned. “We can at home….?” Breathing deeply and calmly I…

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Dealing with the Peaks & Valleys of Being in Business

Having re-launched The Art of Extraordinary™ recently, I liken it to mountain climbing. Have you ever been mountain climbing? I first went when I was just 18. Living in Europe, in the south of Germany near Munich, we were so close to the Alps. I could see them from my attic window and it was…

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