Monthly Archives: September 2014

The obsession with getting half-way

How many evaluation sheets have you filled in at the end of a training event? I’ve been part of the training industry for over 15 years and I’ve handed out my share of these ‘happy’ sheets. I’m also increasingly confronted … READ MORE

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Want to improve your leadership? Try sleeping on it.

This article was co-authored by Cathleen Clerkin. Why should leaders care about their sleep? For many leaders, lack of sleep is almost a badge of honor. At work, people mention how little sleep they’ve gotten, as if this fact demonstrates … READ MORE

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Leading a Multicultural Team

Managing a multicultural team can be a rewarding experience, giving leaders the opportunity to work closely with employees from diverse backgrounds and offering the chance for personal and professional growth. However, operating a team with genuinely different people also comes … READ MORE

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Talent doesn’t always win the game

What an exciting few months sports fans have had! The Soccer World Cup, Rugby Internationals and The Commonwealth and European Games, all performed to world class standards. And it has got me thinking; it wasn’t always the ‘highly talented’ players … READ MORE

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Feelings of First-Timers at Fantasy Football Same as Leading Others #1stTimeMgr

Fantasy football isn’t going away, it’s not a fad, and it impacts work. A recent survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., said that 31 million working-age Americans are playing fantasy football, and it could cost more than $13 billion … READ MORE

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Becoming Globally Competitive Leaders: What can China learn from India?

We need more globally competitive Chinese leaders who are able to lead not only in China but also outside China. With many MNCs’ localization strategies, we are now seeing more Chinese leaders leading in China. However we rarely see successful global … READ MORE

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