Author Archives: procentus

Leadership – don’t believe the liars


The moment you are a senior executive, ‘liars’ surround you. Many of the people report you are ‘lying’ to one degree or another or another-whether unconsciously (as a transferential reaction) or consciously (for political reasons). In hierarchical situations, people have … Continue reading

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Ego – The great leadership disability


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Primark, Dhaka (Bangladesh) disaster and leadership


At the time of writing, the tragic events in Dhaka Bangladesh following the collapse of factory buildings, have caused the deaths of 920 people. It is reported that bodies continue to be found and that the final death toll may … Continue reading

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Leadership dysfunction and your organisation


By Mike Myers published in Forbes……very good article        full article Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders?  The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent it’s often not even recognized as problematic. Many corporations just desire … Continue reading

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KPI’s and targets-be careful what you wish for!


Yet again in the news today we have examples of KPI’s and targets driving perverse behaviour. A special police unit in London has been accused of persuading women to withdraw charges of rape. The motivation for this was alleged to … Continue reading

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Blaming Somebody – The Tale of Four


The Tale of Four  This is a little story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.  Anybody could have done it, … Continue reading

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Whats for dinner?


In the UK, the scandal of contaminated horse meat being fraudulently introduced into beef burgers seems to grow by the day. Right now, extensive testing of processed meat products is being carried out on a full range of other processed … Continue reading

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