Peter and the workload Wolf

I think we all know the story of Peter, the boy who cried wolf. He did it so many times that the townsfolk stopped listening, and when the wolf really did turn up they didn’t believe him and his

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A most ingenious paradox

I was watching Pirates of Penzance recently (I’m in lockdown after all) and this paradoxical little ditty caught my eye.

You know the one – the paradox of a leap-year baby being both 5 and 25

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Our need to be right is wrong, right?

We humans are weird. We are programmed to derail ourselves and yet we still succeed. 

Mel Schwarz, who fascinatingly links quantum physics to conflict and change, tells us that addressing our belief systems is how we open up

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The perplexing power of power

I’ve been thinking a lot about power recently. Not in a megalomaniacal, mwah ha ha kind of way but in a how does the mere concept of power affect our ability to lead from the middle kind of way.

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Movers and quitters

One of the things that never fails to surprise and disappoint me is when I hear that it’s easier to find a job elsewhere than to get one internally. 

Right now, the job market has roared

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Welcome to the B-Suite

“Not all leaders want to become a C-Suite executive, but they should all be enabled to operate like one.”

All leaders are too busy – and they are getting busier.All leaders yearn for more space to

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