Have you ever been involved in meetings or projects, where you find more talking and little listening going on? Did you find a scenario where people were just not used to listening to each other? People talking over over each other, even if to try and gain one upmanship on a fellow colleague. Does this [...]
From time to time you will have heard someone in your organisation referring to the extremities of office politics. Typically, office politics can cost organisations a lot of wasted time, with individuals bickering over projects and workstreams. What type of specific office politics have you been involved in? And how did that leave you feeling [...]
Being stuck in operations is a common trait of most managers within the corporate worlds we work within. You will notice these managers, when you find then working all hours of the day, just to try and keep on top of their to do lists. Typically, most are caught up in working on the day [...]
There have been plenty of times in my own career, where I have stopped myself from taking definitive action to complete a specific task. There were also many reasons that potentially held me back, beit fear which came in many different guises – although I didn’t appreciate that at the time. Have you ever been [...]
The importance of frameworks is one of my favourite topics. There have been many times in my career, where there have been few processes or frameworks every implemented. Does this resonate with you? On many occassions, I was left to write my own script, so to speak. There are many of you reading this blog [...]
We’ve all be in various relationships at one time or another. Beit a husband, wife, brother, sister or the like. Do you remember a time, where you would constantly go out of your way to be helpful in more ways than one. Often, you may have found yourself unappreciated or simply taken advantage of. How [...]
From time to time in our careers and our own personal lives, many of us will have decided not to take action or make pro-active decisions for a multitude of reasons. Typically in the corporate world, this usually stems from silo’s that organisations create in their own backyard. Does this sound familiar to you?