As someone who spends a lot my time assisting clients with verbal and non-verbal communication it often intrigues me how choice of vocabulary or labelling can significantly impact how we then choose to interpret or understand things. How just ‘tweaking’ the words we use can sometimes have a significant impact on what might then be achieved.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Meetings often have a bad reputation and not without cause, consider some of this data: •Executives spend 40-50% (23hrs) of their working hours per week in meetings •90% of meeting attendees admit to daydreaming in them •73% acknowledge they do other work during meetings •25% of meetings are spent discussing irrelevant issues
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
I once sat in a strategy session with a CEO who asked endless questions of his team before cheerfully answering most of them himself. His executive team dubbed him the Boomerang Boss.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Understand how the application of a simple, practical, and actionable tool from our Scaling Up suite can help you have the "right people doing the right things right" as you grow.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
What are three practical approaches to making sure your planning day actually results in the company scaling up more efficiently and predictably.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Knowing where you are going is an essential part of Strategy and its Execution. With clarity it just takes a gentle touch by your People to generate the Cash that provides your business' oxygen.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Apparently knowing someone’s birth order can assist in building your sales approach.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
When walking around the streets of Sydney and riding public transport, it is hard not to be conscious of the number of people clearly, deeply in 'conversation' through the use of their thumbs.
Monday, February 19, 2018
I am sure you have at some point in time experienced lost sleep, sweaty palms, and procrastination in anticipation of an impending difficult conversation. But what makes a conversation difficult and how does one deal with it?
Monday, July 24, 2017
How does one engage someone in conversation over the telephone, someone whom you have never met before?
Friday, May 05, 2017
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