Tag Archives: teamwork

When Teams Don’t Work

Teams have, for many years been the hub of corporate activities, often leading to successful discoveries, completion of projects or whatever else they oversee. Their potential for success is huge, but so is their potential for failure. Teams per se do … Continue reading

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What We Have Not What We Don’t!

I don’t know about you, but one of the biggest hurdles I’ve had to overcome (and still fight daily) is the idea that others know more than me, especially in areas where I am dubbed an expert. I think a … 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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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 I Do or What I Am?

I have recently been enjoying Cuban music, in particular that of the Buena Vista Social Club and its members.  For those of you who are not familiar with this group of musicians, the story is a modern-day fairytale …  Cuban music … Continue reading

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Creativity: The Other Global Crisis

Perhaps one of the most eloquent and engaging speakers I have heard is Sir Ken Robinson.  he has this style which instantly puts one at ease whilst totally drawing us in to what he has to say.  If you want an … Continue reading

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Aches, Breaks & Keeping Time

The great thing about playing in a band (or even just playing a musical instrument) is the sense of fulfilment you get from learning something new or playing something well.  Anyone who plays in a band will know that some … Continue reading

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