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Wanting to Disconnect and Focus

In the middle of 2017 I read this… “If you are like the typical owner, you’ll be pulling your phone out and using it some 80 times a day, according to data Apple collects. That means you’ll be consulting the … Continue reading

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Storytelling

SAs the new year is underway I am reminded of a book I read many years ago about a seanchai (Irish story teller) who use to go round the different communities in Ireland and tell stories to the villages in exchange for … Continue reading

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Heed your wake up call…

I was reminded recently about this quote as I completed my move and I encouraged others to embrace and take a risk to be where they wanted to be. There are moments in our lives when we say we have … Continue reading

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Recruiting – stop checking boxes and become more human

I have been a strong believer for some time that we just have to challenge ourselves to look at what we currently do and ask whether we should change and improve based on wanting to be more successful and grow. … Continue reading

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People, People, People

We talk so much about how finding and retaining people as the ultimate challenge we have today. They are our key assets and the market is tight. So the question is what are we doing about it from our first … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

It is key as a leader to show enthusiasm for what you do. That can come in the form of being vocal, being energized, excited and mostly being fun. That enthusiasm is contagious (not might be or could be). That … Continue reading

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Team Work

In my younger days i did a lot of track and field. I ran the 400M hurdles and proved to have some success in it. I would attend track meetings most weekends during the summer. What i use to feel, … Continue reading

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Plan or Act

For sometime I have been thinking about making a decision and you have been analyzing that in your head and talking to friends and colleagues for some time. Being someone with a Project Management background you procrastinate about really planning … Continue reading

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Confidence

When you lead a Project you need to ensure your team has all the right skills but more importantly all the right team attributes to be successful. If the team is to succeed it needs to be acting as a … Continue reading

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More than one thing…

I saw this image this morning and it reminded me: 1) there are those that talk about communicating more, 2) those who say they are innovative 3) those who say they are transparent but… Leadership isn’t about doing one thing … Continue reading

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