Category Archives: Leadership

It’s not you …. it’s me

Oh Technology – we became so close. We were inseparable. We just couldn’t let each other go. We needed each other. We fulfilled each other. Then, it all went wrong. I’m sure it’s not you … it’s me. 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Set the Bar High

Achievement is a fundamental human need that affects performance, productivity, innovation, and retention at work. The drive for achievement can contribute to economic growth. Challenge is a prerequisite for a feeling of achievement; the right tools and support can ignite … Continue reading

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“Does it hurt if you get shot?”

A guest blog from Matheus Marlisson Matos Matheus is from Brazil and has been serving as an Intern at the church I attend. He recently posted the following on Facebook, which was his personal statement when applying for a university … Continue reading

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Social Capital in the Workplace – a report from an event held at St. George’s House, Windsor Castle

Written by Brian  Barry – Sponsored by Herman Miller INTRODUCTION The focus of this consultation was to explore the role and importance of Social Capital in the workplace, and to consider the factors that support as well as hinder its … Continue reading

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“We feel before we think”

This is one of 6 provocations used by Herman Miller to help people think about “The Living Office”. We take cues from the environment as well as other people and this then informs how we feel and in turn how … Continue reading

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Social Capital in the Workplace

It was a crisp cold winter’s day as I arrived at Windsor Castle for what turned out to be one of the most inspiring business events I have ever been involved in. As I parked my car in the castle … Continue reading

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Don’t be embarrassed – we are all sales people

Whatever your role is, at some time you will need to employ selling skills. Whether it is in the traditional sense of selling a product or service, or whether you are selling a concept or idea to colleagues. So, I … Continue reading

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