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Do we wash our dirty linen in public?

No. But it still needs washing. Advertisements

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Jeremy Clarkson rude and offensive?

I used to like him. Until he was rude about the car I drive. Now I don’t respect his views at all… Um, not logical is it? Now he’s been very beastly about people who go on strike. But that’s … Continue reading

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How violent should leadership be?

Make no mistake it is tough out there. Whether you are fighting for customers or some even greater cause, conditions are violent. But as leaders do we have to be violent? Some say we do. Taking the example of sport, … Continue reading

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Giving the nod to Lord Sugar

If you have an annoying trait it gets mercilessly thrown back at you on BBC’s Apprentice. By Episode 10, inventor Professor Tom Pellereau’s incessant nodding has started to grate on us, and Lord Sugar in particular. How bizarre then, that on this … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Melissa?

My apologies to “The Sound of Music”, but BBC’s Apprentice Melissa Cohen, represents a real conundrum to modern day businesses and communities. In the film, very un-nun-like “Maria” played by screen legend Julie Andrews, represents a big problem for the … Continue reading

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Did Gareth Malone use the right techniques?

In BBC’s “Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys”, episode 3 Gareth handles conflict controversially (see 28m 48 secs in). Did he use the right technique with the awkward child? The boy in question is openly defiant, but no punishment was given, instead … Continue reading

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Can you tell what I am thinking?

Just by looking at me? Or can we be sure our assumptions about a person’s intentions are correct? Like Sherlock Holmes we have brains that get us from A to Z very quickly, and the journey via B, C D etc … Continue reading

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