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Whole Brand Energy – how to create a high performance culture and true brand equity

Great leadership, innovation, a high performance culture and true brand equity are almost universal goals of any organisation. Yet, almost every organisation has a piecemeal approach to achieving these four core objectives. Often leadership programs exist alongside cultural change programs which in turn exist alongside Innovation drives and whatever marketing…

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The Life Balance Myth

The myth of "Life Balance" has been touted around the corporate world for many years now, and almost universally accepted as the ideal way to live and cope with life. The myth is particularly popular with human resource managers and well-being advocates throughout this country. This alluring ideal is constantly…

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4 Truths about Success & Stress

The 4 Truths about Success 1. All personal success is relative 2. Anyone can be a personal success 3. Personal Success depends on a clear strategy 4. To create a strategy, you need an 8 Point Personal Plan The 4 Truths about Stress 1. Life is necessarily stressful 2. It…

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DIRECT Leadership

Do the FREE online DIRECT LEADERSHIP AUDIT right now! These six aspects are the summary of what makes a great leader and a great person. It draws not only on my lifetime and business experience, but also on that of Jim Collins, Stephen Covey, Ken Wilber & Robin Sharma. Not…

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10 Coaching Principles from Cancer

Nothing prepares you for the death of your child. No course, no coaching tool allows you to easily process the prospect of your able child suddenly becoming severely disabled or dead. No sporting challenge, no tricky business deal and no academic pressure can prepare you for the completely disempowering and…

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Conscious Leadership

The problem with conventional psychometric assessments like Myers Briggs is that they prescribe character traits that people interpret as fixed, final and all-pervading. Any form of psychological, personality or character assessment is valid for that moment in time only, and its future relevance is dependent on the habits of the…

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