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Unbending Oak or Flexible Reed?

Has anyone ever accused you of being controlling? Or maybe, the opposite… Do people see you as the laid back, flexible, easygoing manager ...

#MTtalk: Team Meetings: Do You Help, Hide or Hinder?

Maybe you’re the exception to the rule and you absolutely love meetings, but many of us don’t enjoy them. Some meetings drag on ...

Lost for Words? Or Cat Got Your Tongue?

Have you ever found yourself lost for words at a time when you needed them desperately? It’s easy to think that there’s not much...

It Pays to Look After Customer-Facing Staff

I turn my back on the gray, drizzly high street and stand at the threshold of the store, blinking in the light of a thousand LED bulbs. The ...

“The very nature of kindness is to spread.”

We all enjoy the idea of a random act of kindness. Doing something positive for someone for no other reason than to make him or her feel goo...

“Don’t Rain on My Parade!”

When you get some good news, of course you want to shout it from the rooftops! You’re brimming with excitement, bursting with pride, a...

Could Your Team Be Happier?

  Do you have to love what you do for a living to be happy at work? As an editor, I play with words all day and, right now, I can’...

How Good Is Your Self-Organization?

How good are your self-organization skills? Have you ever arrived at the office, only to find that you’ve left your laptop at home? Or...