Category Archives: Christine Blogs

Developing Leaders for Future Success – Part Two

You may recall, I said in my previous blog, that I believe the two most important questions for leaders to be considering are: do people trust me? do I inspire creativity? So, taking the second of these questions… “Creativity is … Continue reading

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I’ve had better bosses, boss!

According to research recently carried out by DDI UK, nearly a quarter of employees feel that their current boss is a poor match for their ‘best ever boss’.  They are apparently failing way behind when it comes to recognition, supporting … Continue reading

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In the words of Sir Richard

I was just watching a short video on Youtube – Richard Branson sharing his advice for Entrepreneurs.  It is clear, not just from what he says here, but from everything we observe of him, that he values people and recognises … Continue reading

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In the Moment

I was recently reminded of the Washington Post experiment where the world renowned violinist played anonymously in a subway to see how people would react.  From the hundreds of passers-by, only 6 people paused to listen at all.  Some children … Continue reading

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Happy to Perform

I’ve just been reading Shawn Achor’s book, The Happiness Advantage and then came across this video http://on.fb.me/zRdshX of him speaking.  He makes so much sense and is surely only telling us what we already know at some level, but for some … Continue reading

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A Happy Convenience :-)

A blog that I read last week (http://t.co/tPOvvBnh) reminded me of a recent experience at Charlotte Airport in North Carolina. The client I was working with had been unable to source direct flights home to the UK from Dallas and … Continue reading

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So Do We Really Understand Choice?

Whilst browsing some Tweets the other day, I came across a quote from American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker, Jim Rohn: “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” How … Continue reading

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Is Leadership a Solitary State??

Looking at all the commentary, articles and speculation around the tragedy of the Costa Concordia has got me thinking about Leadership.  We place individuals in situations of huge responsibility and frequently, the higher up the organisation and the more responsible … Continue reading

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Balancing the Buzz

How do we manage to find that elusive balance?  Over the last two weeks I have spoken with so many people who are working incredibly long hours, including weekends.  The good news is that it is because they have good … Continue reading

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