May

21

2019
How often have you found yourself in a difficult situation with someone and opted to simply agree with them? Or remained silent, simply to avoid any form of escalation, even though you knew you didn’t like what they said? It might have felt like the easiest thing to do at the time. But, no doubt it left you feeling angry, or with a bitter taste in your mouth, at what you knew to be unjust. These times where we operate…
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April

30

2019
Let's consider what the fight for equal pay can teach us about the art of negotiation. In common with anything we find contentious, it brings with it tricky waters to navigate, teeming with the potential for conflict. 

Potential deadlock

In one camp, we have the female employee, who's feeling angry and short-changed compared with her male colleagues. She may feel she has no choice but to fight for more pay. In the other camp, we have her manager who is…
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February

4

2019
Emily is a dynamic and sought-after senior systems engineer, admired by many in her industry. A great people person and delegator, she inspires and motivates her colleagues, and can command a room with ease and grace. Yet, until recently, her success was being undermined on a daily basis.

The undermining presence of 'Chubs'

As a child, Emily had a bit of puppy fat, which her brothers and the kids at school would tease her about mercilessly. Even though she had…
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