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Life without Vision and Art is like a Body without Brain and Heart

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 19th, 2014

This is a guest post from Toufik Alami Ech-chantoufi. 'If you do not breathe through writing, if y...

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Why Don’t We Recognise People More?

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 18th, 2014

There's a saying 'What we recognise gets repeated' which implies that recognition is one way to cre...

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If You Really Want it Badly Enough…

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 16th, 2014

One of my goals is to be a speaker on leadership and this is something that I have been working on. ...

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Sustainable Success

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 15th, 2014

As leaders our goal should be to create sustainable success, not just short term gain or short term ...

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10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Leadership Today

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 13th, 2014

We're always looking for ways we can do a better job, well here are 10 tips for leaders that will im...

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Self Destruction

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 11th, 2014

I just read a review of Manchester United's last game where they played bottom of the table Fulham a...

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Inspired by Youth Leadership

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 10th, 2014

Yesterday I spoke on FAST Leadership at AIESEC MENARA TALKS: Inspiring Youth to Act. in Marrakech ...

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Why Transparency Is Important

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 7th, 2014

I often talk about transparency, and I see it as one of the most important aspects in achieving succ...

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Leadership Is A Journey Not a Destination

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 6th, 2014

I just spent 3 days doing some leadership/coaching training, this wasn't new or advanced training, t...

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There is No I in Team!

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 6th, 2014

Kevin Pietersen is one of the greatest cricketers of his generation, a tremendous talent, very excit...

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Rudderless Ship Wanders Aimlessly

  • Gordontredgold
  • Feb 2nd, 2014

When I was a youngster one of my goals was to go to university. Fortunately, I was very good at math...

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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 y...

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Tall Poppy Syndrome

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 30th, 2014

Tall Poppy syndrome is, according to wikipedia, 'a social phenomenon in which people of genuine mer...

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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 su...

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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...

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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 jou...

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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 t...

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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 th...

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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 jo...

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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 Richa...

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Conflicting Goals

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 12th, 2014

As leaders it is our responsibility to provide clear direction to our teams. When we do this, we ne...

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Can The Real David Moyes Please Stand Up!

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 7th, 2014

As I watch the drama unfolding at Old Trafford, my over riding thought is this. If David Moyes cont...

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What Will You Do Differently in 2014?

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 6th, 2014

As we start the New Year, we reflect back on last year and we start to think about our New Years Res...

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Just Because Someone Say You Can’t, You Don’t Have to Believe Them

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 5th, 2014

I found this video whilst searching on Youtube. This is Video about Steve Jones, a man who was told...

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Doing What Needs To Be Done

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 5th, 2014

This video is a shows tremendous courage and commitment of a girl, to her coach and to her team. Sh...

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It’s Hard To Lead When You Have Lost Respect

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 5th, 2014

This is my last post on English cricket, but I was just watching the autopsy of the performances and...

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Turning Round A Sinking Ship

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 4th, 2014

Having watched England cricket capitulate in the forth and final test it is interesting to understan...

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FASTER Way to Being a Better Leader in 2014

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 2nd, 2014

In 2014 if you want to become a better leader then take the FASTER Approach, not only will you be mo...

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Goals Update 2013 and New Goals 2014!

  • Gordontredgold
  • Jan 2nd, 2014

As I look back on my goals for 2013 and see how I did, out of the nine goals I set myself, I achieve...

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The Art of Leadership

  • Gordontredgold
  • Dec 30th, 2013

The Art of Leadership by Toufik Alami. Leadership has been studied for about 150 years, and man...

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