Category Archive: World of work

Inspiring Reads

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I am a voracious consumer or books — especially business books and non-fiction to do with success. If you’re like me, and looking for something a bit off the beaten track, then here… Continue reading

Looking Inward: Focus on Employer Branding

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Getting your company branding is an important achievement, but just as important is the internal message. What makes you an employer that attracts the best skills? — Because, let’s face it, without employing… Continue reading

Not All Procrastination is Bad

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You’re not here because you’re procrastinating, right? You have prioritised your day and you know what you are going to achieve today — so it’s all good. But there are people who battle… Continue reading

The Power of Patience

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“We live in a world where we can get anything we want right away,” says Mary Jane Ryan, author of Power of Patience. “We’ve lost the capacity to wait without becoming agitated.” Agitation… Continue reading

New Style Management – Show the Love

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Raised in poverty, the co-founder of Paul Mitchell and Patron Spirits, John Paul DeJoria, achieved a $4 billion net worth through sheer entrepreneurial guts. He tells his inspiring story to Inc.’s Scott Gerber. “Old… Continue reading

Who’s Who in the IoT Zoo?

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The Internet of Things is The Next Big Thing, there is no doubt. Precisely how it is going to impact our lives is yet to be fully revealed, but we know the effect will be… Continue reading

Overrated Design

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I’m not normally into negative comparison, but there are occasions when it’s helpful to take a step back and look at what’s working and what’s just an overrated trend in design. FastCompany’s Bracket Challenge… Continue reading

Why Beta is Better

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Dana Ardi’s book The Fall of the Alphas: The New Beta Way to Connect, Collaborate, Influence—and Lead contends that business leaders must dump traditional vertical models of hierarchy and control (what she dubs “alpha… Continue reading

Am I Getting Through?

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Leadership is all about communication — it’s essential to get our ideas through to our ‘team’, to get them all to pull together. So when you talk and talk, and still get the… Continue reading

Five Productivity Lies

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Fast Company’s Stephanie Vozza writes about five ‘lies’ we tell ourselves about being productive. I agree with her list, but I’d like to add one more: “I do more when I multi-task”. Latest… Continue reading