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Getting to the root of business jargon – tips to stop the bull****

A recent Harvard blog article If We All Hate Business Jargon, Why Do We Keep Using It? discusses the perennial problem of managers using meaningless jargon (talking bullshit) and identifies a number of tips for dealing with the issue. I’ve written previously about the rise of Fake Leadership and the tendency of these managers to use empty platitudes (with … Continue reading

Leading Lean: Self-assessing strengths and areas for improvement

I recently designed a 2-day Lean Leadership workshop for a client and part of the content is a self-assessment exercise which the participants do individually. It’s based on 5 principles that underpin what leaders need to do: The self-assessment asks 5 questions in each of these areas to identify the extent to which people are … Continue reading

Leading change? Top tips for personal resilience

When you’re expected to lead organisational changes, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the impacts of those changes on yourself and solely focus on supporting those who work with and for you. Here’s my list of top tips for personal resilience which I collated for some recent leadership workshops: Read more about my favourite change … Continue reading

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