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Skin Deep?

The picture shows my daughter receiving a tattoo recently. As usual my mind & imagination started wandering around the theme of ‘skin deep’. I think the term usually implies something shallow, of lesser importance, with no staying power. The interesting … Continue reading

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We Can’t Do Everything Ourselves

I love Easter as it reminds me that I am incapable of doing everything myself; sometimes I just have to let someone else help me! The problem is that many of us see accepting help as failure because we’ve 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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Expenses, Integrity & Me

Like me, you’re probably getting tired of all the current revelations surrounding the exploits of our politicians and their ‘accounting errors.’  I feel sorry for those politicians whose names have not been in the headlines because they have actually been … Continue reading

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Teamwork Suffering in Downturn

I have just read a very disturbing, yet unsurprising article reporting that 12% of workers admit to having become more insular during the recession.  At the very time when companies need greater interaction and greater interdependency (teamwork), individuals are seeking to … Continue reading

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What are the Dangers of Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence?

This may seem to be a pointless question after my last few posts, but self-esteem and self-confidence, like most other qualities must be held in balance. We have all met the ‘over-confident’ and those whose ego and self-esteem are so … Continue reading

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

‘Oh! I’ve known you for ages. I don’t think it’s my job to tell you when you’ve done something well … just when you need to improve‘ So ended a conversation with someone I’d known for years … and it … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Firstly Happy Easter to everyone who reads this column.  This is  as special time of year for me.  However, my celebrations were rather curtailed today by a young drummer and his percussionist friend who introduced a new concept to the word ‘crucifixion’!  … Continue reading

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