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Toxic bosses Part 1

If you’re a boss, you won’t want to hear this, but I’m going to tell you anyway. Second to people’s Number One complaint about their work – ‘poor communication’ – is their Number Two complaint: my boss. 721 more words

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Drank Too Much At A Work Event? Here's What You Should Do Next

It’s closing in on 5 p.m. on a Thursday, and your coworkers announce they’re all headed to the local bar for happy hour. The idea sure sounds good. 735 more words


4 Ways You’re Hurting Yourself By Not Asking for Help

Asking for help is probably one of the most difficult things to do—especially at work.

I used to shy away from doing so in fear of looking weak or incompetent in front of my colleagues. 766 more words


How to deal with personality 'issues'

The other day, a friend rang wanting to chat through an ‘issue’ she has with one of her team members. ‘I try not to let it’, she said, ‘but her constant, slow shuffle to the cafe bar gets on my nerves. 559 more words

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Assuming Positive Intent

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world.  For, indeed, that’s all that’s all that ever have.”   – Margaret Mead

If you have ever worked in an office environment or any environment where you are close to a lot of people,  you are probably aware of how easily a negative tone can overtake the workplace. 998 more words

Give people 'the finger'

We all like to think we’re in charge of our own behaviour but that isn’t always the case. The reason is – our brain. Our brain is filled with specialised circuits that do all sorts of things for us. 454 more words

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Tips for all leaders

We’ve been looking at some ideas to keep you afloat while you find your feet if you’re a new leader. I thought we’d look at tips for all leader-managers in this post. 271 more words

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