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Flying can be fun when you reflect…

Flying can be fun when you reflect…

Note:  Written on a plane from Lahore to Dubai – Trust me it’s relevant Ok busy people, here’s the background I, like many people, have several mobile devices, which I check regularly.  I am not entirely sure when this habit started but this now seems almost unbreakable, except in the sanctuary of a plane.  In […]

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It’s good to talk

It’s good to talk

Last week I had a 90 minute telephone conflict coaching session with a lawyer in a remote location on the other side of the world.  The purpose of the call was to provide conflict coaching which is aimed at “unlocking a person’s potential to effectively engage with a specific area of conflict that they are […]

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Learning to speak up effectively

Apparently, 85% of people in the workplace have ideas and knowledge they are afraid to voice to their bosses or colleagues. This is why Microsoft ‘missed’ the internet back in the 90s and why Google somehow managed to miss the social networking hype. I think it’s safe to say at a great majority of Google’s […]

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Class of 2012:  Certificate in Advanced Negotiation

Class of 2012: Certificate in Advanced Negotiation

I have recently returned from course managing the final module in CEDR’s Certificate in Advanced Negotiation.  Thirteen delegates worked together for a total of seven intensive training days spread over five months held residentially, in Surrey. Having observed the modules I became aware of that we may not realise but negotiation is a key skill […]

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Negotiating…when not quite awake…

The further east I go in the world, the more I find I have to be aware of culture, conflict and methods of effective communication.  I am fortunate to be able to travel to many different places and often find that I have to use less familiar airlines and transit through some rather interesting places.  […]

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