Tag Archives: Bullying

I thought I would never watch East Enders

but Sainsburys had it on when we popped in last night and I saw the Queen Vic going up in flames. I was “forced” into watching this on the various TV screens Aisle 7 by my lingering family. We had … Continue reading

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Are we logical?

Do we act rationally in business: Sometimes, always or never? Experience shows we act far from logically in business. For example, if people are our greatest asset, especially in the service sector, why do we handle them so poorly? One possible … Continue reading

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You sound just like your father?

Speaking as a father, I’ve discovered this is not always said as a compliment! Are we like our parents? Er yes, and like our siblings and other influential people in our lives. A former boss, or a good friend; we … Continue reading

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Is forgiveness possible at work?

“I can never forgive him for what he/she did.” Is forgiveness possible in the work place? Is it desirable even? One thing is certain, I can’t make him forgive me. Neither can I make someone apologise for what they have … Continue reading

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Does telling someone to stop actually work?

Nope. Try watching this weeks Dragons’ Den when plucky singing Jackie McKay wants to keep on going. (25 mins in) 4 Dragons are resisting. Theo is quite harsh. Duncan lays it on thickest. The harder the language the more she … Continue reading

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Can you imagine 11 Geoffrey Boycotts in a side?

As the great batsmen himself would say: “Bowlers win matches” But it’s totally obvious we need a side mixed with the great and good: batters, bowlers, catchers, fielders. So when we recruit, why do we choose people like us? Why … Continue reading

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What makes you hot under the collar?

When we get prickly, something is threatening us. Is this a bad thing? Take a quick look at the prickly zone diagram The person in the centre of their comfort zone is unlikely to change of their own accord. A big … Continue reading

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