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  • Managing Negative Thoughts with EFT and ACT

    My client, Graham (not his real name), announced at the beginning of our session that he was sick of waking up each day focused on things that weren’t working well. He would obsess about all the aspects of his life…

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  • Create success through engaging relationships

    As we look into the future, it appears that non-statutory responsibilities will be the area that will be most demanding for those working in governance. Even now, the focus is changing from a reactive to a proactive approach, and from…

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  • Creating a culture of ownership

    How often have you had these thoughts or heard your colleagues say, ‘No-one seems to want to take responsibility around here’, or ‘There’s not enough accountability for results’, or ‘I’m sick of people passing the buck and finding excuses for…

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  • A framework for understanding organisational dynamics

    People issues in the workplace can often be confusing, unpleasant and stressful to all concerned. Most of us have experienced situations where we have worked with a colleague who has a reputation for being ‘difficult’; or colleagues who seem to…

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  • The value of the ‘experiential learning’ gained in a Group Relations Conference

    Leadership requires emotional literacy and the ability to read the situations you are in. This is best learnt experientially. A powerful form of experiential learning for leadership – the Group Relations Model will be discussed. Everyone in business has learnt…

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  • Facilitation Matters

    Most of us have attended meetings or training programs during our working lives that have either bored or frustrated us, been far too long or were perceived as simply a waste of our time. Common experiences include unnecessary detail, dominating…

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  • Getting smart about Emotional Intelligence

    Many people, it seems, have heard of the term, emotional intelligence. Books, courses and tests have been available in the area in increasing supply since around 1994. However, if you’re confused, sceptical or even downright ‘turned off’ the whole idea,…

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  • Putting organisational culture on your radar

    The purpose of writing this brief article is threefold: to explain what organisational culture is and why it is becoming increasingly critical to organisational success; to highlight the main tools leaders have for changing culture; and to encourage you to…

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