Month: January 2014

Sometimes Its More Work Doing Nothing…

Sometimes Its More Work Doing Nothing…

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 31st, 2014

I am often surprised how much hard work some people put into not doing anything. So much so that you would think it wo....

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Tall Poppy Syndrome

Tall Poppy Syndrome

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 30th, 2014

Tall Poppy syndrome is, according to wikipedia, 'a social phenomenon in which people of genuine merit are resented, att....

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Does The End Really Justify The Means?

Does The End Really Justify The Means?

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 29th, 2014

Success can be defined in many different ways, sometimes we have clear goals and it can look like success is very easy t....

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Why Giving Back Is The Best

Why Giving Back Is The Best

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 25th, 2014

When we give something back, either through supporting people, teaching others, or even just writing and sharing blog po....

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 22nd, 2014

This weekend my wife and I travelled to Belgium to see our daughter and grandson it’s a 2 hour journey and usually I l....

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New Leaders Challenge

New Leaders Challenge

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 18th, 2014

One of the forgotten challenges of a new leader is, how to handle those people who applied for the the position you were....

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Look For Prophets in Your Own Department

Look For Prophets in Your Own Department

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 16th, 2014

There is a well known saying, that you can't be a prophet in your own country. What this means is that quite often, peop....

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Why Motivation Works

Why Motivation Works

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 14th, 2014

When it comes to motivating people, my view is that all people who come to work want to do a good job, and what we need ....

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Guest Post – 2014 Ambitious Targets

Guest Post – 2014 Ambitious Targets

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 13th, 2014

  Here's a great guest post from a very good friend and former colleague David St.John Richards. David and I wor....

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Conflicting Goals

Conflicting Goals

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 12th, 2014

As leaders it is our responsibility to provide clear direction to our teams. When we do this, we need to ensure that th....

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