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February 21, 2017

Veteran comedic actor and National Car Rental Spokesperson Patrick Warburton says it well when he opens a TV spot by saying “I’ve been called a control freak; I like to think of myself as more of a control enthusiast”, he then goes on to taste his coffee and proclaim it to be a “perfect 177 degrees”.  Control “enthusiasts” are often equated with micromanaging in the workplace.

People who micromanage consistently pay an inordinate amount of attention to details that are better left to their subor...

February 14, 2017

Mathieu was one of 16 business leaders at a leadership retreat asked to think about the characteristics of effective leaders in 10 to 15 years. The group aged 30 to 55, all very accomplished leaders who were collectively managing thousands of employees and multimillion dollar budgets, were struggling to identify the capabilities that will be required to lead their organisations in the future. Not only could they not identify leadership of the future, they were doing little about building futur...

February 8, 2017

Today’s workplaces are fraught with change, disruption and often defined by constant transformation. The emerging field of neuroscience is helping us understand that leading and implementing change on the job may have much more to do with our brain’s wiring than good planning and the best of intentions. 

We are learning so much from emerging field of neuroscience, though still in its infancy, it’s helping us understand how the brain impacts our work lives and our response to changes in the work...

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