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Another Look at Leadership – Leading like a Llama

Another Look at Leadership – Leading like a Llama

I had never given Llamas a second thought until I got a request to write a blog on ‘Lead like a Llama’. I’m not quite sure why I said yes, but I did, and now here we are together, learning what it could possibly mean to lead like Llama.I had an idea what a Llama probably looked like, but beyon ...
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Why You Need an Accountability Partner ASAP!

Why You Need an Accountability Partner ASAP!

Are you a professional or an entrepreneur? Have you got personal goals that are uber important to you? Then having an accountability partner is key.If you don't have one, or you want some quick tips on how to make the one you have work better, watch this video now. I share the 5 Ws and How of making ...
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When the Time Comes To Let Go…

When the Time Comes To Let Go…

Before moving to my new home, I had been careful over the years in my previous place to only buy furniture out of necessity and nothing too expensive. I wanted to be practical and forward thinking as I was living in rented accommodation; at least that is how I reasoned with myself.However, I still b ...
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The Invisible Stone: Why We Sometimes Stumble!

The Invisible Stone: Why We Sometimes Stumble!

 In my role as a friend, colleague, change consultant and coach, I often come across ‘invisible stones’ and barriers times without number. I see situations where by subconsciously not taking responsibility for our actions, it holds us back from moving forward.I was once part of a project th ...
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How Many Words is Your Picture Worth?

How Many Words is Your Picture Worth?

If a picture is worth a thousand words…how many is yours worth?“The secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in the mind” ― Henry David ThoreauDo you believe in the power of visualisation to achieve your goals? Do you ever take time out to visualise ...
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The First and Most Important Thing…

The First and Most Important Thing…

What would you say the first and most important thing is when it comes to achieving your goals?I dare say it is DESIRE! I am in total agreement with Napoleon Hill when he says:The starting point of all achievement is desire.  Do you have a goal? How are things going with it? ... Also, how ...
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Poor Performance… Who Is To Blame: Employee or Boss?

Poor Performance… Who Is To Blame: Employee or Boss?

Have you found yourself or a team member struggling to perform as required?Before you jump to the conclusion of inadequacy i.e. low performer, lack of qualifications, skills etc. I need you to pause for a second.I remember while travelling some time ago, as I stood in the immigration line waiting my ...
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What Risks Have You Dared To Take Recently?

What Risks Have You Dared To Take Recently?

I shared a story a while back about receiving an order much earlier than expected. And other than it being a pleasant customer service experience, it reinforced my perspective on the need to sometimes take risks.While placing the order, the estimated date was May 17th, the day the item was needed (s ...
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Tick Tock… Is It Time To Get Back On Track?

Tick Tock… Is It Time To Get Back On Track?

How are we doing with the goals and targets we set for ourselves at the beginning of the year… on track, behind or surpassed it? Or perhaps we’ve already thrown in the towel and given up on them?We often set goals because deep on the inside it is something we really want; be it financial, career ...
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Getting Back on the Horse Again (In My Case a Bicycle)

Getting Back on the Horse Again (In My Case a Bicycle)

Last weekend I decided to try something on my bucket list and at the same time test a theory. Not having ridden a bicycle for over 25 years or more, I made a mental note to add 'getting on a bike again' to my bucket list of items I wanted to do in this lifetime. Also, there is the popular theory tha ...
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