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Are you at risk of losing your best team members?

Paul (let’s call him) works in the finance sector. Not so long ago, he was very disillusioned with his job. Not his actual work, which he enjoyed thoroughly, but with his new boss who, to put it bluntly, was a bully. 378 more words

Personal Skills

Open plan offices - a pleasure or a pain?

From an organisation’s point of view, open plan offices have lower a carbon footprint than private offices and they’re cheap. They can be cheap and nasty or cheap and reasonably pleasant, depending on how much the organisation is willing to pay for the comfort and productivity of their employees. 396 more words

Promoting Team Effectiveness

Creature Feature

I am currently researching the case of an elusive Creature’s peculiar behavior. I have taken a particular liking to said Ceature’s charms, smile, looks, wit, and demeanor. 1,394 more words

Renewing Our Belief in the Power of People ~ Reprise

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” Pablo Casals


The more I see others from my heart and not my judgment, the more compassion I have for my fellow human beings.   1,391 more words


Is it ever OK to lie to a customer?

If you’re like me, probably your first instinct is to say, ‘NO!’ But read on. I will tell you a true tale.

A couple of weeks ago, I popped into the Health Food shop to buy one of those little sticks of salt that you use as a deodorant. 274 more words

Workplace Relationships

Friendships Born from Work

Several years ago I met regularly with a group of business executives in São Paulo for monthly discussions about The Meaning of Work, one of the books in our series titled the… 242 more words