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Colin and the Fawlty Mindset

Some years ago we conducted some research into high performers in project management, and one of the outstanding differences between them and the control group was a significant behaviour we called Leaning to People. The high performers seemed to get their results because they gave time to the critical relationships around themselves.  This behaviour was an […]

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Why Training will NOT make You Oustanding

In my post last week, I wrote about a particular leadership skill – some would say the critical leadership skill – that of engaging and influencing people well. I looked at how the wrong mindset can get in the way, or even overlook people engagement as anything important. But there is another problem in our developing […]

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How is Your Leadership Trust Fund?

Photo by Jakob Owens on UnsplashAccording to Professor Bruce Lloyd of London’s South Bank University, “The critical issue is not change but trust.”  This is consistent with research by Patrick Lencioni’s Table Group, San Francisco. In his, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, Lencioni illustrates how in an executive team trust is a […]

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5 Keys to How People will Respond to Your Change

If you have ever led a change, you will be familiar with this experience: You make your pitch to someone affected. You pitch your change proposition with passion and enthusiasm. However, as you talk, the other person does not mirror your enthusiasm. In fact, you feel a huge yebbut coming (“Yeah, but…”). Your enthusiasm begins oozing out of […]

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Change or Die!

If you were told that unless you made a lifestyle change you would die, would you change? Would you, though? Research shows that you’re probably wrong.​ In this video, I report on some fascinating research first made known by Alan Deutschmann. The results are surprising but hopeful.​ What emerges is an unlikely but compelling story of how we […]

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