Monthly Archives: February 2021

One Thing You Can Do To Actively Engage Your Team – Keep Them Informed and How To Do It!!!

Why the Right Type of Communication is Important To You and Your Employees. Following on from my last post regarding discussion and dialogue, let’s have a look at how poor communication disengages the people who work with you: 85% of Employees are not engaged or are actively disengaged! The Gallup organisation in its most recent employee […]

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Improving Communication Through Understanding the Difference Between Discussion and Dialogue

Understanding the difference between what is discussion and what is dialogue will improve your level of communication. Read on… In today’s world, even more than ever, we need to start improving our level of communication. I say this, because what I have noticed over a long period of time, is an ever increasing level of […]

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4 Tips on How to Stop Overthinking and KISS!

For those of you out there who are like me and overthink just about everything, there is a solution. I have no doubt you have heard of the KISS principle. Most of us know it stands for: Keep It Simple Stupid. In fact, the letters KISS do have a number of other meanings such as: […]

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The Phantom – The Ghost Who Walks

A Role Model (and A Leader) Why is The Phantom a Role Model? The Phantom is, without a doubt, my favourite comic book character. He is neither in the Marvel Universe nor the DC Universe (although both comic houses did publish a handful of Phantom stories along the way). He is human, but has amazing […]

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Reclaim Your Space – An Experiment in Converting Posts to Useful Resources

Inspired by other creative bloggers out there, I have commenced the development of useful resources based on posts within the Strategic Teams Blog and from my book: Engage, Communicate and Act 😊 So, my first attempt is: Reclaim Your Space. This booklet is based on a short post, from a little while back regarding the […]

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What A Beautiful World (IGY) – Donald Fagan

One of my favourite bands is Steely Dan. Founding member Donald Fagan had a hit with IGY or what is also known as What A Beautiful World (from the Nightfly Album, which is considered one of pop music’s sneakiest masterpieces). Some say it’s a satirical take on the future of the world proposed by scientists […]

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The Future of Work – The Top Skills Required for 2022 Onwards – Being Creative

The World Economic Forum’s most recent report The Future of Jobs Report 2020 states: “We estimate that by 2025, 85 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in the division of labour between humans and machines, while 97 million new roles may emerge that are more adapted to the new division of labour between […]

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Hard Lockdown One Day, Raging Bushfire the Next

When I got up this morning (3:30AM), there was the strong smell of smoke. I thought nothing further of it, other than it was quite a bit stronger than usual when there is a fire. Afterall, we have lived in rural and remote Australia, where it is quite common for bushfires to be literally on […]

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