Listening and Leadership

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"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk." Doug Larson

As Executive Coaches we frequently find ourselves working with our clients on the art of Listening. Listening is the foundation of meaningful relationships, and meaningful relationships form the cornerstone of  business success.

Gender Diversity & The Unconscious Bias Trap

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We have written briefly on the topic of Unconscious Bias before and we were taken with a posting by David M Mayer on July 26th in Harvard Business review entitled: “How Not To Advocate For A Woman At Work”, which gives an insightful perspective on how an unconscious bias can colour and damage the effectiveness of the message being communicated.

Employee Recognition

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The concept of Employee Recognition is not new but in today’s digital fast paced environment it is easy to forget the HUMAN in Human Resources. 

Agile Leadership

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A 2007 Harvard Business Review Article  entitled “The New Deal At The Top”  talked about the need for companies to become more strategically agile.

Busyness… The Ultimate Humble-Brag!

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The term “Humble-Brag” meaning: ‘an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement with the actual intention of drawing attention to something of which one is proud’, has recently crept into social commentary on the world of business and executive leadership in particular.