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By James Brown Dec 13 2013

How to Work With Global Teams Effectively

Do you have to work with a globally scattered, variably located, remote team? Apparently, most small businesses are taking to that approach but not every business gets it right. The trend, however, is on.  Working at home is the future. Whether it’s the rise of telecommuting, the flexible rem...
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By Jim Taggart Dec 9 2013

Turning Learning Upside Down the Khan Way

 Salman Khan was working as an analyst at a hedge-fund in Boston in 2006. Being a bit of a math whiz (with four degrees from MIT and Harvard) he had been tutoring family members and relatives. He had an idea and started putting up tutorial videos on You Tube to make learning more flexible for h...
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By Gordon Tredgold Dec 6 2013

Nelson Mandela - My Hero

I am often asked who are my favourites leaders, and top of the list is always Nelson Mandela.So today, as I write this I have a tear in my eye, with the news that Nelson Mandela passed away.Nelson was a true inspiration, not only to me, but to millions of people around the world. He lived the m...
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By Jim Taggart Dec 2 2013

The Payoff from Sharing Power

 Sometimes we’re reading something. Anything: a magazine, a book or an online article. And then we have what I’ll call a brain fart. An idea pops into our mind, only to stay there for a while, waiting to be exploited, beckoning us in increasing urgency to check it out before it disappears for e...
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By Gordon Tredgold Nov 26 2013

Sense of Direction Sense of DirectionPosted on 26 November, 2013 by Gordon TredgoldI love this video by Monty Python, I think its a great example of what can happen when we lack focus.I always say, “if we don’t know what success...
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By Gordon Tredgold Nov 25 2013

Why Winning Culture is Important Winning Culture is ImportantPosted on 25 November, 2013 by Gordon TredgoldAs a sports fan I spent much of the weekend watching games on the TV, and given that one of my major passions is rugby it w...
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By Jim Taggart Nov 24 2013

Hope Blooms: Kid Power at Work

 Close your eyes and relax.Picture a leader in your mind.What do you see?Now open your eyes.Depending on your gender, life experiences and frame of reference, you might have pictured a charismatic leader such as Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton or one...
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By Gordon Tredgold Nov 21 2013

Harness The Fear the Fear!Posted on 21 November, 2013 by Gordon TredgoldHaving decided to follow my dream I look to see how I measure up with AIM.AIM stands for Aspiration, Inspiration and Motivation which are three key ingred...
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By Gordon Tredgold Nov 20 2013

Put Yourself in the Shoes of Others When Managing Change yourself In the Shoes Of Others When Managing ChangePosted on 20 November, 2013 by Gordon TredgoldWhen it comes to Change Management, people often don’t understand the impac...
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By Aad Boot Nov 18 2013

3 Good Reasons For Boosting Your Cross-Cultural Leadership

Why is cross-cultural leadership getting so much attention? Why is it important for today’s leaders to develop their cross-cultural effectiveness? Let me tell you a story. It starts on a hot summer day in 2001 when the managing director of a family-owned company - let’s call him Paul - arrive...