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Archive for June 2012

These are the days

June 25, 2012

I’ve been getting pangs lately. Pangs of nostalgia – a kind of yearning for past times. Perhaps it’s a sign of my age, or a sign of how the world seems so much less simple or predictable  than it was at one time. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t see one or other […]

“Feelgood Towers”

June 18, 2012

In the 21+ years that I have been running courses, I have worked in all manner of environments from the cramped  and utterly soul-less to the most palatial and luxurious  of training/conference suites. However, an all too common experience has been that of  the hermetically sealed, air conditioned training room, often with no natural light […]

Influencing skills – oh dear…….

June 11, 2012

There is one particular aspect of modern life that I am certain many of us feel uncomfortable with: The need to go out and influence. The internet is awash with people offering help with influencing, selling, marketing, networking and whatever else you want to call it. In other words – how to engage with people […]