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Ethical Leadership

Doing the Right Thing

ethical_leadership_QTM We've seen some high profile ethical failures in the press in recent years. It will be hard to forget the devastation caused by accounting fraud at the investment company run by Bernard Madoff, or the earlier frauds at Enron and Worldcom. People have also r...
31.10.14 02:51 PM - Comment(s)

"Motivating Yourself"

Motivation Motivate Yourself Are you able to get excited about every task you need to do? Or do you sometimes need a bit more help to make a start, never mind getting the task done? Maybe you're continuing to ignore those overflowing filing cabinets, instead of taking some t...
20.09.14 12:31 AM - Comment(s)

"The Action Priority Matrix"

(Making the Most of Your Opportunities)

Click here to download the Worksheet Whether these are bright ideas to pursue, exciting opportunities, or interesting possibilities, most of us have many more activities on our "wish lists" than we have time av...
22.07.14 02:16 PM - Comment(s)

Using Stretch Goals with Your Team- A new methodology for goal setting!

Inspiring Excellence in Others

What are Stretch Goals?

Sim Sithin and his colleagues defined stretch goals as: "An organizational goal with an objective probability of attainment that may be unknown but is seemingly impossi...
20.07.14 01:01 PM - Comment(s)
5 Tips to become an Active Listener Listening is one of the most important skills you can have. How well you listen has a major impact on your job effectiveness, and on the quality of your relationships with others.
  • We listen to obtain information.
  • We listen to understand.
  • We listen for enjoyme...
18.07.14 01:01 PM - Comment(s)