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So you’ve been given some hard to hear feedback. When engaging with people its surprising how many shy away from this type of feedback or alternatively feel the need to take direct action as a result. It’s time to pause that type of thinking and work out a more effective strategy for this powerful component […]

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  I’ve been exploring the latest book from Paul McGee ‘how to succeed with people‘.  It’s written in Paul’s typical style – full of no nonsense, practical advice. I’ll be reviewing the full book in due course. So why this post? One short sentence in the book really resonated with me “We receive the performance […]

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Effective challenge has been fortunate enough to ask Sir Dave Brailsford of British Cycling a question about leadership. The questions was this “for a leader who inspires many, who inspires you?”. The video below gives his answer. Which is basically inspiring leaders are everywhere in all walks of life. You need to be on the […]

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Its struck me over the last few weeks when talking and working with a number of individuals how important it is to break down the component parts of any future success you want to achieve. Some up front thinking here can really help shape and focus any plans that you construct. The more I’ve thought about this […]

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Sit back and prepare to have your thinking challenged. Rework is a book that will ask some insightful questions about you and your business. My guess is that as you canter through the short chapters there’ll be times when you feel fairly uncomfortable – as the authors describe something that makes great sense then you […]

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Teeing the day up for success

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When working with different individuals it surprises me how few actually put much thought and effort into working out what the key priorities are for the day. Where people adjust their productivity thinking to include this activity they find the results are well worth the time invested. The level of detail you want to go into will depend […]

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Live life, love work

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Edit Live life, Love work is definitely worth the read. The opening line of the introduction sums the spirit of the book up nicely “this book is for real people with real lives…”. Kate Burton takes you on a journey to explore how you currently think about the different areas in you life and question how much […]

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The art of possibility

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The art of possibility is a thought provoking book. If you are really able to engage with the content and explore the concepts provided, it has the potential to change the way you think and act for years to come. Benjamin & Rosamund Zander’s enthusiasm and encouragement leaps off of the pages and has the […]

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Getting the most from a 2013 kickoff

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Last week was Michael Heppell’s annual teleconference; which this year due to previous popularity was delivered as a webinar. The 2013 Kickoff webinar is an opportunity for Michael to give listeners a bunch of strategies and ideas to make the coming year their best yet. In Michael’s typical style it was high energy and very […]

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Open mind to book formats

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For the last week or so Effective Challenge has been reading the Art of Possibility by Benjamin & Rosamund Zander. This particular book was taken in audible format and it prompted the content of this post. This isn’t a book review – more a case for people to consider books in a variety of formats. […]

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