Category Archives: Thinking

Something you may not realise about planning

You may have noticed that people rush around alot. In work environments, people often complain about the pressure to get …

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Change versus Transformation

There’s always alot of talk about change - World change, organisational change, personal change. Why is it that some changes that …

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The 2 biggest problems with having a personality

We all have personality traits, habits, styles, preferences. And there’s an abundance of training and books that can show you …

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What Al Pacino asked Keanu Reeves and Why it Matters

In the film Devils Advocate, Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves are negotiating a contract. Pacino says “Pressure changes everything. Some …

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The Pitfalls of being Significant

One of the traits of human beings is their inclination to take things personally. Of all the things I’ve learnt …

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You cannot be serious!

Many years ago, I was teaching a presentation and pitching programme. We were exploring why and how to inject humour …

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Chantal’s Influence Tips 80: Beware of the Fool’s Game

  I have a friend who frequently compared himself to others.    Interestingly, after making these comparisons, he always found himself …

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Chantal’s Influence Tips 72: Are you an addict?

  Are you an addict? There are many kinds of addiction. Drugs, alcohol, smoking, food. The list could go on. …

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BRING ON THE CONFLICT!

Separate Realities

      What’s your relationship with conflict?  By conflict, I don’t include physical combat, just disagreements. Do you avoid …

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Follow the Feeling

  A few years ago, I was in a group exploring the nature of creativity. We began by exploring our …

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