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Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (1): Typical Scenarios Within Which It Happens

Over many years I have witnessed & been on the receiving end of emotional abusers & manipulators.  The problem is that at the time it is often very difficult to see or understand what is happening: we just assume that … Continue reading

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People Still Like The Personal Touch

I am currently reviewing my business activities for the coming year & as part of that exercise I look at what I am currently doing well & what I can improve. One thing I have noticed above all else is … Continue reading

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Value For Money Or Price Per Head?

With the current emphasis on saving money in businesses, schools & the public sector, it is very easy to fall into the trap of thinking that less cost per head represents better value for money. Of course, if we can buy the same items for … Continue reading

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One Minute Book Review: Managing Oneself by Peter F Drucker

OVERVIEW A short, challenging yet encouraging easy-to-read 55 page booklet identifying the critical elements for making a success in our career & wider life. Managing ourselves effectively isn’t just about knowing yourself; it’s about knowing & understanding those with whom we work. A … Continue reading

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Standing On Top Of The World Can Be A Lonely Place

The view from the top is beautiful, but be careful that in striving to get there we don’t arrive alone: it can be a very lonely place. Take care until next time …

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Lessons From Sea & Shore

I don’t know about you, but I find sitting watching the waves rolling in over the rocks very therapeutic. Last night, I noticed a small group of seagulls sitting on the water, drifting in & out as the tide advanced … Continue reading

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Yet What I Can I Give; Give My Heart

These are pretty much the words from a famous Carol we sing here in the UK at Christmas.  But I think that as a principle, this is a great starting point for whatever we do. These words to paint a … Continue reading

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