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Snake oil salesmen using Social Engineering ...

06 January 2016

The world has changed and I’m not talking about the obvious socio-environmental, economic or political changes -  It’s the way we do things as a result of the growth of technology, it has made our lives much easier, faster and convenient.  Our need to enrich our lives as consumers for products and information increases, as such we demand it to be faster and easier. 

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It's all about your audience ...

27 June 2015

I wish I was paid to speak to supplier and sales people, it’s what I say when they cold call me asking what big projects I am working on this year or what pain points I am suffering - that they can help me with? I wish I had the confidence to say ‘pain points? - Yes this call is one of them’


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What’s your watch got to do with being productive?

21 June 2015

Let’s forget about how exciting new tech, devices and cutting edge gadgets are and focus on how you can increase your productivity through the use of such devices. 

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All Chasing the Same Ball ...

11 October 2014

Having a clear view of where you want to be and having great intentions sometimes ends up with problems and delays.

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Learn to communicate by aiming at the lowest common denominator ...

19 July 2014

To get the message across I have been told that you should share it three times although experience has shown that during periods of stress and pressure this number needs to be greater. 


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7-1 defeat (Germany vs Brazil) - 4 Building block to a great team ...

09 July 2014

Watching the 2014 world cup semi final match between Brazil and Germany was a joyous and saddening experience, I felt sorry and a sense of embarrassment for Brazil and at the same time excited and impressed by Germany’s performance.


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Believe in yourself ...

08 February 2014

​What is your most important need? What helps you get what you want? Invariably we are driven by many needs, although if we are keen to get things done or completed there a number of tasks we naturally (not in all cases):

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Oh no ... not another meeting

24 July 2013

How many times have your work colleagues gone into auto-pilot and scheduled a meeting

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How did you survive as kid without a mobile phone?

21 July 2013

I recalled when I was younger, particularly during the summer holidays at home - I'd leave the house at 8:30am and not come home until 4pm to get my tea and then back out until 10pm. 

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5 steps to ask the right questions ...

04 July 2013

​Asking the right questions may be difficult - you may feel stupid or plainly uncomfortable - You may be under pressure and have been placed on the spot. 

Of all the skills you have - if we stripped all them all away there is only one that would allow you to recapture the lot and that is communicating, which involves heavily on asking questions.