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There’s no such thing as a diplomatic hand grenade.

Go ahead, avoid those difficult conversations.

Wait, what did you say? How can you avoid difficult conversations and still be productive? What rubbish!

But it’s what you want to do – admit it.

Difficult conversations are SO against our nature, that right now more than 50% of your workforce is avoiding having one, and 11% will even quit their job – yes actually quit – in order to avoid one.

We spend $$$ training our people to have difficult conversations. We should be teaching them to avoid conversations getting difficult in the first place.

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Derek Redmond

It’s not every day you get to chew the fat with a two-time Olympian, who’s also a rugby, kick boxing, motorcross and boxing champion.
I was definitely a bit starstruck interviewing my childhood hero Derek Redmond.
In this video, Derek

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Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still?

The current thinking around Change Management focuses on understanding why the change is happening and how things will be better once we adopt it.
There is still this concept of ‘getting through’ change.
This works well for change that is

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Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still?

Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still?

Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still?
The current thinking around Change Management focuses on understanding why the change is happening and how things will be better once we adopt it.
There is still this concept of ‘getting through’ change.
This

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5 Tips to stop feeling overwhelmed

5 Tips to stop feeling overwhelmed

5 Tips to stop feeling overwhelmed
Ever felt like you can’t see the wood for the trees?
Ask any leader today and they’ll tell you they’ve been overwhelmed.
It might be workload, complexity, ambiguity, changeability, conflicting demands, fear of

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3 ways to reduce friction in your team

3 ways to reduce friction in your team

3 ways to reduce friction in your team
Our work-life is like a fast-moving sports game these days – we’re constantly adjusting, swerving, and switching to stay competitive.
Like all sports teams, there are moments of friction where things

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