Tag: Vulnerability


Words Fail Me – That’s Why I need You.

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Nov 2018

Words Fail Me – That’s Why I need You.

That challenging moment when a really necessary conversation sits with us and we can’t think of the ‘right words’ to say. So we leave it. We may well then be left with two deteriorating scenarios. We are giving ourselves a hard time for bottling it, dropping the ball, squandering an...

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The Requirement For Vulnerability

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Nov 2018

The Requirement For Vulnerability

I’d often wondered why the enduring relationships I have with my fellow Royal Marines seem to have an enduring and robust foundation of Trust to them. At the risk of boring people with military virtues that can be difficult to transfer, I concluded there is a key ‘need to know...

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Large crowd of people watching concert or sport event

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Jun 2018

The Strongest Teams Are Packed With Humans.

A key fact about human beings: we forget important things. At the humblest level,  we have a tendency to overlook and forget the fact that first and foremost, who we are is proportional to the roles we play. In order: We are human. We are someones child, a brother or...

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EGO and Pride Squash Productivity

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Jan 2018

EGO and Pride Squash Productivity

When we can’t tell the client we don’t quite get what they want, so we plough on half cocked – they might think we are dumb? When we can’t ask the team for help as they’ll think we are a weak link. When we can’t mention someones great work, in...

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