Category Archives: Fall Guy Syndrome

How does Paloma’s strategy fail her?

In this BBC Apprentice episode on selling fashion, Paloma was the one to be fired. Just as I thought it had reached its most dramatic, the Series just got better! As team leader, Paloma needed a strategy to win the task, but from … Continue reading

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He is hopeless and she is great

“Binary” thinking is very harmful, but we all do it. There is a human tendency to make decisions quickly when it comes to people. We then stick with the decision we have made. What’s more I only listen to evidence … Continue reading

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Which is the most important department?

Who do we value most? Chargeable or non-chargeable, sales or HR, production or finance? The “poorer” departments contain the answers to our business weaknesses Continue reading

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What is Fall Guy Syndrome?

Strong leadership counteracts the “fall-guy syndrome” Continue reading

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