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Archive for the ‘Management’ Category

How to be funny

Posted by Bronia Szczygiel

That title has set me up for a fall right from the word go hasn’t it?

I’m sure comedians hate it when, in their personal life, someone says ‘Go on then: be funny!’

So is there a formula for being funny? And why should we even bother to try?

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Walk a mile in their moccasins

Posted by Bronia Szczygiel

We’re often asked whether we ever find it difficult to do the stuff that we train others to do – like understanding where someone else is coming from or how they are motivated.

And the answer is a resounding


If we didn’t we wouldn’t be human.

It takes effort, time and energy – so it’s got to be worth it.

And some people are just not worth the effort!

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Whose decision is it anyway?

Posted by Bronia Szczygiel

Still on the theme of SatNavs and the parallels in the workplace….

Have you noticed how quite often when you use a SatNav you stop thinking about the route and leave it entirely in the hands of the lady in the box?

It’s great when it works but it’s slightly scary what can happen to some people when they allow others to dictate their decisions.

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