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Seeing through the mask

Leading in a transparent way generates trust. Transparency lives before people with integrity.  But transparency is what a lot of so-called leaders shun. Transparency is a vulnerable place, and for some, that is too dangerous. They would rather hide. Either behind unnecessary secrecy, using information as a weapon, or behind a mask.  The problem is […]

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Everybody wins

I felt like I had stepped into another world … and in several ways, I had. Here I was, with my adult son, Ben, visiting us from Los Angeles, and both of us, albeit strangers, were being honoured and celebrated by strangers. We had come to Princes Park, the home of Dartford Football Club. Dartford […]

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Big Rocks

I put together this video as part of our Living as if Your Year Matters course: It reminded me just what a genius the late, great Stephen Covey was. I think I came across this in his book First Things First, which remains every bit as relevant today. What do you think? Leave your thoughts below.

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Do you need a fall-back to move forward?

I was talking with a client last week who has a difficult relationship with a significant customer. What the customer is demanding my client to do would make him feel professionally compromised. He knows it is an inferior requirement. By a mile. We explored what would happen if he had a Plan B, a fall-back if he […]

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