gordon@gordontredgold.com

January2014

Sometimes Its More Work Doing Nothing…

I am often surprised how much hard work some people put into not doing anything. So much so that you would think it would be easier, i.e.…
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Tall Poppy Syndrome

Tall Poppy syndrome is, according to wikipedia, 'a social phenomenon in which people of genuine merit are resented, attacked, cut down, or criticised because their talents or…
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Does The End Really Justify The Means?

Success can be defined in many different ways, sometimes we have clear goals and it can look like success is very easy to define. Either the project…
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Why Giving Back Is The Best

When we give something back, either through supporting people, teaching others, or even just writing and sharing blog posts not only does it help them but it…
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7 Habits of Highly Effective People

This weekend my wife and I travelled to Belgium to see our daughter and grandson it’s a 2 hour journey and usually I like to listen to…
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New Leaders Challenge

One of the forgotten challenges of a new leader is, how to handle those people who applied for the the position you were offered, but were unsuccessful.…
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Look For Prophets in Your Own Department

There is a well known saying, that you can't be a prophet in your own country. What this means is that quite often, people you know well…
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Why Motivation Works

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 to…
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Guest Post – 2014 Ambitious Targets

  Here's a great guest post from a very good friend and former colleague David St.John Richards. David and I worked together for many years at DHL.…
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