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Your Surprise Secret Weapon for Success: Work Your Week

 25th April 2017 by gihan

It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking there’s never enough time to get things done – especially the most important things in your life. But the most successful people and teams do find the time. They do something

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Property Managers: How Smart Are You, Really?

 18th April 2017 by gihan

Experience is useful, but it can also get in the way – especially in a fast-changing world where the old solutions don’t necessarily work anymore.

Think about situations in your business where you might be acting on auto-pilot because

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Future Proof – Align Your Business Strategy with Future Trends

 13th April 2017 by gihan

Disruption has become a bit of a buzzword now – and it’s become so hyped up it’s lost a lot of its meaning. You hear that you’re being disrupted, you know you need to do something about it, but you don’t exactly know WHAT disruption

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Published, Not Polished – The Four-Step Secret to New Media Success

 6th April 2017 by gihan

Published, Not Polished - The Four-Step Secret to New Media Success

Social media and other new media channels are an important part of business and the workplace. Younger generations are “digital natives” and take them for granted, but many others – including many leaders, managers and business

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Think Sharp: Great Minds Don’t Think Alike

 29th March 2017 by gihan

Every month, I host a “business book club” at my house for a group of 15 people. Each month, we choose a business book – the most recent was Daniel Coyle’s book “The Talent Code” – and discuss it, accompanied

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Are You Ready to Lead in a VUCA World?

 14th March 2017 by gihan

I heard somebody say recently that you don’t know what real pain is until you step on a piece of Lego on the floor when walking barefoot from your bedroom to the bathroom in the middle of the night.

OK, it’s a First World problem, I

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Managing Conflict in Distributed Teams

 1st March 2017 by gihan

Conflicts are inevitable in any workplace, but can be particularly challenging in distributed teams, where team members don’t work in the same office. As a leader, it’s important to understand these differences, so you can prevent

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Light the Fire of Innovation

 21st February 2017 by gihan

A fire needs three elements (sometimes called “the fire triangle”): fuel, heat, and oxygen. The fuel burns, the heat starts the fire, and oxygen provides energy for it to keep burning.

Lighting the fire of innovation under your team members

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The Idea-Driven Organization

 16th February 2017 by gihan

Every business needs to innovate, and innovation is everybody’s business now. You can’t rely anymore on leaving innovation to an R&D team – you must involve everybody.

That’s the big idea behind the book “The

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The Future of Innovation

 14th February 2017 by gihan

Innovation is everybody’s business now, and doesn’t only come from off-site retreats or an R&D department. It starts with you as a leader, extends to every member of your team, and then expands beyond your team to your customers

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