Tag Archives: control

Who Cares What Others Think

Following on from last night’s ‘victim’ poem, tonight’s offering is seeing things from the perspective of the narcissistic abuser … ******************* You wanted so much, you wanted to live, But you didn’t realise I have nothing to give. My life … Continue reading

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Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (2): Characteristics & Behaviour of The Manipulator/Abuser

  In this Second Part of a series of 5 articles, I examine the personal characteristics & behaviours of the abuser/manipulator.  There may be some overlap with the next part (issued tomorrow). Over many years I have witnessed & been … Continue reading

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HR: A Waste of Time?

How many Human Resources departments contain people whose ability to communicate on a human level is close to or less than zero? I have friends who see themselves as leaders of people and therefore, the ideal material for a career in HR, … Continue reading

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Karate, Kata, Kumite & Kime: A Business Model

The idea of drawing parallels between martial arts and business practice is not new.  John Barnes and Richard Richardson, two highly successful  businessmen and entrepreneurs (Harry Ramsdens) liken business to Judo in their excellent book Marketing Judo.  They show how … Continue reading

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