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Century Management – Creating Business Advantage Through Strategic Human Performance Improvement

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Feb 2013

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Accountability and Responsibility

When political, business or institutional leaders fail to take full responsibility and accountability or fudge issues, we squirm with embarrassment. On a personal basis, how do you deal with a member of your staff consistently making apparently valid excuses for under performance and under achievement in work? Taking responsibility is about being truly honest and […]

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Feb 2013

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Spirit of Service

Most everybody would like to contribute to improving the world but don’t think they have enough time, money or energy. Have you wanted to give back to your community but weren’t sure how? Your spirit of service is born out of your inbred desire to make a meaningful contribution to life and the world. It […]

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Feb 2013

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Human Being not Human Doing

Many people work so hard ‘doing stuff’ they never get an opportunity to stop and reflect and ‘enjoy life’. Many people never find their talents and struggle in the wrong occupations resulting in stress and anxiety in life and work. The underlying challenge is to identify the true purpose and meaning of life for each […]

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Feb 2013

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Managing Your Attitude

How do you develop a positive proactive attitude rather than being bogged down in the doom and gloom of the environment in these challenging economic times – that is the challenge for everyone today? Where does your attitude come from? Your thoughts, emotions, conditioning and experiences which are all stored in your subconscious mind.   […]

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Feb 2013

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Develop Diligence

Sometimes it can be difficult to focus , be alert, motivated and have the self discipline to keep doing what needs to be done to succeed, not knowing if the results will come. One of the biggest challenges for managers and leaders is finding and keeping diligent staff who are committed and diligent. Diligent hands […]

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Feb 2013

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Emotional Intelligence

The emotional workplace challenges are summed up in three statements: 1. People join companies and leave people 2. It’s 1% perspiration and 99% inspiration 3. Selling is 100% emotional. Critical thinking is important, but emotional intelligence is vital. The challenge for modern management is defined as the necessity to develop people through work. Traditional management […]

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Feb 2013

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Listen with Your Heart

Interpersonal communications can be fraught with mis-interpretation. Often what is meant is not what is said and then it can be mis-interpreted anyway. Hence the difficulty in understanding and becoming a master communicator. How can you expect someone else to understand you when you don’t truly understand yourself? Lack of communications is cited as the […]

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Feb 2013

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Taking Control

When there is so much on your plate, with a lot of complicated projects and too many demands on your time and resources, it is easy to feel out of control, stressed and even burnt out. The ‘overwhelm phenomenon’ is like a virus in our world. People are happy to the degree to which they […]

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Feb 2013

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Go Beyond Change

You have a choice – become a master of change or be the next victim of change. Which do you choose? Within every problem or crisis, there is an opportunity to change and transform into a new or better position. The challenge is to see and appreciate this point. Caterpillars transform after just fifteen days […]

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Feb 2013

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Discover your Creativity

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” – Proverb Why do people not innovate and create. Why are people so caught up or tied into the old ways of doing things, when they are not working? Paralysis by analysis! The definition of stupidity is: doing the same thing over and over and […]

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Feb 2013

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Know Yourself

Everyone faces situations and circumstances which cause conflict and stress. Understanding how best to manage your response in these situations and understanding the response of others leads to better productivity, better relationships and better results.   Why do you act and react to situations, people and circumstances the way you do. Why do you ‘lose […]