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Humility: The One Thing You Need to Be A Great Leader

Humility is not generally celebrated as a key leadership trait within corporate culture. It is under-valued, poorly understood and rarely recruited against when selecting senior leaders. Yet research shows that humility is essential for anyone in a position of power.

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Productivity

4 Reasons Why You Need A Killer To-Do List

A killer to-do list is like a well packed caravan. Everything that you need for the trip is organised and in one place. You’ve added the obvious stuff, like soap, sleeping bags and spare undies. ‘Just in case’ items are also included — like Scrabble and a first aid kit…

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Productivity

Feeling Overwhelmed? Then Break Things Down!

When life is complex and overwhelming, don’t give up or compulsively dive into action without thinking. Stop, reflect and break things down.
Here’s what I did a few years ago when my chook shed was destroyed in a landslip…

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Leadership

Be an Arrow and Not a Square

According to research, “85 per cent of working adults cannot tell you their organisation’s most important goals.” There are many reasons for this. Team goals are often vague, complex, overly generic, or (if we’re honest) simply non-existent!

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Habits & Health

Too Busy To Think: 6 Ways To Create More Space

“I’m too busy to plan my week. I know it’s important, but I just can’t find time.” Ever thought this before? Even the busiest people are more productive when they carve out space in their calendars to stop and think…

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Can Exercise Make You Smarter?

Recent studies show that exercise directly and significantly changes our brain. It readies us to learn. It helps us to focus and remain alert. It helps us cope with stress. It primes us to be productive. …

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