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Avoid conflict; communicate, communicate, communicate!

I was recently returning from a fabulous day out in London. To cut a long story short, it took 4 hours and 4 trains to take a 50 minute journey that is usually undertaken by one train. Everyone was getting … Continue reading

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Why does organisational change create so much resistance?

As anyone who works for an organisation will have experienced (and, for some, this will be a constant), organisational change is not easy. Regardless how well intentioned the change is, some employees will still try to avoid, resist, or event sabotage organisational … Continue reading

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The art of saying no

I’m sure we all know someone who never says no. Some of those people complain, some of them let other people down on other commitments (like getting home to their family!) and some of them keel over with the excessive … Continue reading

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It ain’t what you say it’s the way that you say it

It’s been some weeks since I’ve had the time to put together a blog as I’ve been developing the offer from Future Focus Thinking to be able to provide a really skilled service in mediation and conflict coaching. As you … Continue reading

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Has it been a bad week?

So sometimes we get stuck in the doldrums. It’s a wet weekend, things went wrong during the week, there were mistakes made, how does all of this get sorted out? I was chatting to a friend yesterday who had gone … Continue reading

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Can you make a wish come true?

It’s not the plan that is important, it’s the planning – Dr Graeme Edwards I once heard someone say that an outcome without a date was just a wish. People often talk about SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound) … Continue reading

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Five things to remember when reading a map

It was Alford Korzybski that stated, “A map is not the territory it represents, but if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” What this means is that our perception of reality is … Continue reading

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