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What Leaders Are Not – Perfect

In case you didn’t know, leaders are all seeing and all knowing (errr, no they’re not)… The perception… In today’s world, and I suspect the perception for quite some time, is that, leaders are supposed to be perfect. Well, that’s what the media appears to keep projecting anyway. Before the advent of TV, and the […]

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Employee Engagement – 4 Key Steps

Keeping employees engaged is an ongoing challenge for any leader in an organisation. This presentation sets out the four key processes you can use and adapt to break through the engagement hoodoo 😊 I have converted the presentation I use regarding employee engagement into movie format. The presentation has a pause function so that you […]

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Faster is Slower – Managing Impossible Deadlines

Here is something for you to think about: Pushing for an outcome right now, when you haven’t considered all the inputs, will lead to either a very messy and costly solution or even one with no outputs or outcome at all! Most of us are familiar with Aesop’s fables and one in particular regarding the […]

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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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10 Body Language Tips for Video Conferencing on Zoom or Skype — It’s all about Inspiration

How to improve your communication skills on Zoom and in front of a camera in the digital workplace? Rising Star provides some excellent advice on how to use body language more effectively when on a video conference call … Body Language Tips for a Video Conferencing on Zoom: In our day-to-day lives, our body language […]

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I Don’t Know About That, But I Think Wine is Good

I hope the New Year is going well, and for those who have yet to celebrate the new year, that you have enjoyed the last few days. We have a saying in our house when it comes to dealing with misinformation or outrageous statements made by others: I Don’t Know About That, But I Think […]

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In the “Eye of the Storm”

The Collins Dictionary says that: “If you say that someone or something is at the eye of the storm, you mean they are the main subject of a public disagreement.” The McMillan Thesaurus comments that the eye of the storm is to be: “in the middle of a difficult situation” Synonyms: pressed, oppressed, deadlocked, stuck, beleaguered, embroiled, worse off, out of your depth, in […]

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Step Up And Change The World…

“Know that life is not fair and that you will fail often. But if take you take some risks, step up when the times are toughest, face down the bullies, lift up the downtrodden and never, ever give up — if you do these things, then the next generation and the generations that follow will […]

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COVID-19 And Corporate Governance – New Relief Measures For Shareholders' And Board Meetings – Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Government declared a state of emergency on 18 March 2020 for a period of three months in accordance with article 32, paragraph 4, of the Constitution and passed legislation introducing a series of measures including those relevant to maintaining the good corporate governance of companies. These measures have applied with immediate effect. Among […]

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