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Bob Hayward

 

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Chinese Whispers: Can They Be Prevented?

Chinese Whispers, where each time a story is repeated, the details are altered a little bit. Bigger enterprises suffer from it more than smaller ones because there are more layers. Can such whispers be prevented?

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Productive Communication

Communication is the channel through which an organization’s culture and performance is influenced, for better or worse.

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Did You Hear It Through the Grapevine?

The organisational grapevine has long been the most effective communication channel man has ever devised. No plans were drawn up, no committees were formed, and no one was tasked to make sure that it was implemented. It

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How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

So how do you prepare for a difficult conversation? By dealing with it before it becomes difficult. Find out more.

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Let's Talk About It

In a family business, conflict in the home can extend into the business and vice versa. This can create a lethal combination that, if left for long enough, may threaten its very survival.

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Huh..?

How often have you sat patiently while listening to someone give you a long and detailed explanation of something only to discover that you were more confused at the end than you were at the beginning?

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Why are you struggling to change course?

An exploration of some of the reason for the high probability of change initiative failure

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Are meetings really the cornerstone of organisational life?

Ask a group of managers at random; which activity wastes most of your time and causes you the most frustration and most of your audience will say “meetings.”

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Do I really need to repeat myself?

Said is done isn't it? This is a dangerous falsehood perceived as a truth for many. Said is NOT done and the key messages of any organisation must be repeated often and for a sustained period of time to secure employee e

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An inconsistency in your message destroys trust

Ensuring that key message is spread across an organisation without distortion and any loss of the vitality and energy key to the success of the initiative. What can help create conformity?

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