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Exploring aspects of conversation

Exploring aspects of conversation, both personal and professional

Hugh Gyton blog We have all the answers

We have all the answers

A skill that I am continually looking to hone in my role as a Scaling Up Coach is staying curious and consciously thinking about how I ask questions and indeed what questions I pose to help my clients gain greater clarity as to where their attention and intention needs to be.

Saturday, April 06, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog Leadership Lessons From India

Leadership Lessons From India

Have just got back from a fantastic trip to India working with an amazing group of women who work with my most recent Scaling Up client, KOCO are on a mission to change the world through the beautiful craft of high quality, hand-knitted garments.

Monday, February 25, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog Be Careful What You Call It ...

Be Careful What You Call It ...

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

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Hugh Gyton blog Meetings Require Discipline.

Meetings Require Discipline.

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

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Hugh Gyton blog Why Bosses Should be the Dumbest Person in the Room

Why Bosses Should be the Dumbest Person in the Room

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

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Hugh Gyton blog What a Trip to the Doctor can Teach you about Scaling Up

What a Trip to the Doctor can Teach you about Scaling Up

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

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Hugh Gyton blog Three Good Habits to Keep Your Plan on Track

Three Good Habits to Keep Your Plan on Track

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

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Hugh Gyton blog Sailing, a metaphor for Scaling Up?

Sailing, a metaphor for Scaling Up?

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

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Hugh Gyton blog Someone’s birth order – does it matter?

Someone’s birth order – does it matter?

Apparently knowing someone’s birth order can assist in building your sales approach.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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Hugh Gyton blog What would you say if you could only type?

What would you say if you could only type?

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

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