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5 Myths about Preparation

If you want to be world-class at something, everyone knows that you need to prepare. Yet in business, preparation seems to be overlooked too much.  Here are some ideas about why this is so… 1. It will take a long time… Good preparation is not like revising for an exam. It does not take hours. … Continued

Working From Home – How to Succeed

Working from home is an extremely important part of working life for most people now. Yet there still is a stigma attached to it – often in our own minds as well as in the perceptions of other people. The stigma has to be broken because modern offices are not best suited for all kinds … Continued

Is Personal Branding Still Important?

Is “Personal Branding” Busted? I was part of a discussion with a group of fellow coaches at Working Voices about whether our idea of “Personal Branding” needs to change. Suddenly it feels as if there is a reaction against strong personal branding in light of recent political events and attitudes and I think it deserves … Continued

Using a Leadership Framework

I was recently asked by a client to help them work on their leadership style and to give pointers on how to lead effectively. My first question was to ask what their framework for leadership is. They had not considered that they could (and should) have a predominant framework through which they were leading. Having … Continued

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