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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 30, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 2

In the management sciences we hear of the importance of ‘active listening’, the practice of listening proactively, supplementing listening with body language and vocal signposts to convey our intent to listen. Yet in its essence listening is nothing other than giving full and undivided attention. It is about attention...

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26
May
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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 26, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

There is a fascinating piece of ‘research’ that suggests that within any given team there are four groups including the new comers (20%), steady eddies (60%), high flyers (10%) and slackers (10%). While high flyers demand attention and slackers do all they can to do as little as they...

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16
May
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By: Daryl Watson On: May 16, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”  Mark Twain. Corruption, greed, dishonesty, fraud, selfishness – the daily news headlines of our world today, including recently “Nigeria and Afghanistan ‘Possibly World’s Most Corrupt Countries’ ” by Prime Minister David...

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15
May
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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 15, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 2

While are we frequently all too aware of the effect other people have on us we are seldom as aware of the effect we have on ourselves. More often than not, up until the moment someone makes us aware that we do indeed have an effect on ourselves, it...

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09
May
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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 09, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

There are those moments in life, personally and professionally, when something really matters and every fibre of our being tells us that we need to be at our very best – that moment is the STRETCH ZONE! While anyone can be at their best in their COMFORT ZONE, it...

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03
May
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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 03, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Having run many talent, leadership and relationship management programmes over the years what has really struck me is the extent to which we avoid having the real conversation. Rather than say what we mean we so often do all we can to avoid the real conversation, preferring to have...

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