Who’s at most risk?

In the current economic climate, I suspect that the old work paradigm is going to fail a lot more people.  We already know that the promise of a “job for life” has gone – that’s been the case for a long time now, probably since the 1980’s at least.  So any hope of leaving education…

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Where should you focus your efforts for greatest effect?

Anything we want to achieve will affect other people in some way, so these all become stakeholders in our project. Understanding where to focus our effort with these stakeholders is crucial to success. Some will be affected positively by the project, and therefore likely to support it; others will see outcomes from what we want…

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This downturn will be a blessing in disguise for some

As we hear about more and more big corporates shedding workers, I find myself wondering whether some – possibly most – of those who find themselves surplus to requirements will find redundancy is a fantastic opportunity masquerading as a catastrophe. It may be my jaundiced view of the corporate life, but in my experience the…

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Why you should stick to what you enjoy …

Enjoyment-Performance Theory is derived from behavioural theory. Essentially it says that we perform better at tasks that we enjoy. And we enjoy tasks we can perform well – that’s why we can perform them well, otherwise we would never have done them enough to become practised at them. And because we enjoy them, and we…

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