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Myths of Success

1 June 2016   |  Tags:

Successful people, those who achieve extraordinary results, have a certain way of approaching their lives. The success they achieve is never down to good fortune or even the ability to work hard. Successful people achieve simply because they see the world differently from everyone else. And then they act on what they see.


Gen Y and Success

1 June 2015   |  Tags:

Research by the Penna Group has shed some new light on how Gen Y (born between 1980 and 1996) think about themselves and their organisations.  Penna surveyed the views of 1,000 employees (in two groups between 18-24 and 25-34) as well as the perspectives of 1,000 senior managers.


Procrastinate Later

1 April 2015   |  Tags:

The avoidance of doing a task which needs to be done – postponing until tomorrow what can (and should) be done today – is one of the main obstacles to us achieving success in our  professional and personal lives.  And it seems that procrastination is on the rise. 


Be Less Busy

1 November 2014   |  Tags:

How often have you been asked the question, “Are you busy?”  It’s an interesting question because behind it lurk some fundamental assumptions that influences how you might answer – irrespective of the truth.  Perhaps the most significant assumption is that being busy is a good thing.  But is this true?


Employees First - Customers Second

1 September 2014   |  Tags:

For much of my business career I have been operating on a false assumption.  That assumption is that the customer is more important than anything else and we should design and run organisations to be customer-orientated and even customer-driven.


Cancel New Years Resolutions

1 January 2014   |  Tags:

The older I get, the less I believe in the idea of having New Years Resolutions.  In fact, I now actively discourage people from even trying to set them.  They don’t work.   And the reason they don’t stick in the long term is that they are built on a very unstable (and fleeting) event – the turn of a calendar from the month of December to January.