Tag Archives: Business

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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Learning to speak Manager – for the ‘Wow factor’


Learning to speak manager is essential to those at an early stage of their career. The beauty of this language is it’s ability to say nothing and communicate quite concisely the perception of you as really sophisticated manager – and get the … Continue reading

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Useless leadership say the Chartered Management Institute


A lack of competence and misplaced confidence among managers is creating a stressed, unfulfilled workforce, the Chartered Institute of Management  (CMI) has warned. Four in 10 workers feel that their manager’s behaviour is unacceptable and increases their stress levels, with … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Coaching (dependency and regulation)


I have a colleague who has employed a business coach for some years. He had a small business and found the services of the coach invaluable. He says that his coach enables him to think about problems in a different … Continue reading

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Are you and your people trained and prepared? – The UK Bribery act to be enforced from July 2011 – It has teeth!


The new Bribery Act to be enforced by UK law from  1st July 2011 is not something for companies to ignore. It has been described as the toughest anti bribery legislation in the world. It provides severe penalties for companies … Continue reading

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How to lose in business – 11 Golden rules


Donald Keough retired as president, chief operating officer and a director of The Coca-Cola Company in April 1993, positions he held since early 1981. His tenure with the company dates back to 1950. In addition, from 1986 to 1993 he served as … Continue reading

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