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Recognition

Having just spent a few days in India meeting with our service provides and our offshore teams, I am remind just how important recognition is, and just how little effort it takes ...
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Thoughts on Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong was a global brand, he represented courage, a never say die attitude, he had beaten cancer and had won a record 7 Tour de France cycle races, making him a ...
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Feedback

Feedback is like sunshine and water to plants, without it we will struggle to grow and improve. Feedback gives us encouragement and confidence that we are on the right track and that we ...
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It’s the little things

Leadership is not just about setting big bold goals, creating inspiring visions, giving great motivational speeches and delivering great results. It's also about the little things, it's about how we treat people, ...
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Winners and losers

There are many books and articles on creating Winning Cultures and the importance of Winning Cultures. But what we are really talking is creating Cultures of Success, where Success is the norm, ...
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Lions don’t need to roar!

Just wanted to share this video about Jim Brown, rated as one of the best people ever to play Pro football. A humble man who had a lot he could have shouted ...
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Plan, Plan and Follow the Plan

Previously I have mentioned that I think planning is one of the dying arts, especially within IT, and that we should invest much more time in training planners and  planning projects. However, ...
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Use the Force Luke!

As a youngster Star Wars was always my favorite film, I always liked the idea of the Force, a strange and mystical energy field that surrounds us and guides us. As I have ...
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New Years Resolutions that successful people make and keep

http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemaddock/2012/12/30/ten-resolutions-the-most-successful-people-make-and-then-keep This is a very interesting article with some great advice. Enjoy! ...
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Leading from the front

I am a big fan of leading from the front, as its much easier for people to follow you, if you are leading the charge. When leading from the front it allows ...
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Milestone or Millstone

When we set ourselves targets we need to be careful that these become Milestones and do not become Millstones. A Millstone is problem that we carry with us that prevents us from ...
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Revenue is Vanity, Profit is Sanity

One of my favorite quotations is "Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity". Nothing tells you more about how to run a business than this simple quote. It doesn't matter how much money ...
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