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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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Problems, Solutions and Options – A Veritable Tale

A key leadership and management tool I learnt early on was the wisdom of problems… The first time I became an acting manager, on the very first day I sat down and asked myself: “where do I start?” It occurred to me quite naturally, perhaps I needed to write a list of everything I was […]

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Leadership and Inspiration – Getting Your Mojo Back

Do you have those days where there is nothing left in the tank, struggle to find a solution to the smallest problem, or doubt your ability to lead your team? Leaders find inspiration in the strangest of places. I have been known to have that “aha” moment while drinking a cup of tea, watching my […]

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Sometimes, We Are Too Organised!

Is there such a thing? For those who don’t know me, my life is organised down to the last second. This has served me extremely well in the workplace and in terms of delivering key outcomes. However, at home, Chaos Theory is in full flight 😂 If my family are left to their own devices, […]

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Some Thoughts on Achieving Goals and The Real Me – Broome Time

Is life in the way of who you are? Broome is one of those places on the planet where time stops, and in a good way. I am lucky enough to live in the same state where Broome is, even though it is 1,671 kms from where we are. So, we either fly or drive […]

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The 6 Steps of Effective Brainstorming

   Your Role Is To Get To The Bottom of Things When trying to get to the bottom of an issue with a client, persistence pays off. This is critical when trying to help your client achieve a key outcome through the development of effective strategies using brainstorming techniques. In the first instance, your job […]

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Four Reasons To Take Short Breaks Regularly

Linda and I were reminded during the week of the importance of taking time out from our busy lives. We actually decided to take Wednesday and Thursday off and spend it with our boys in the Swan Valley. In fact we booked into the Vines and lived home away from home. So it was a […]

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From Zero to Hero – A Simple Time Management Plan 

Author: Sean Fletcher Presentation: The Simple Plan Take a look at our latest presentation on Slideshare regarding an effective time management strategy that I have used for many years. This approach has allowed me to achieve much, and work effectively with competing deadlines. At its heart is the courage to make priorities and discard those […]

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