Can a leader win back respect?

This week the UK has a visitor – and the response to his arrival has been…mixed. Can a leader who has lost the respect of those he leads ever win it back?

This week the UK has a visitor – and the response to his arrival has been…mixed. Can a leader who has lost the respect of those he leads ever win it back?

Red lines or blurred lines: risk taking and decision making

To make a change is to take a risk. When we cannot predict the future, how it can be otherwise? All our choices and decisions have an element of risk, which we claim to feel encouraged to minimise or see ourselves as adverse. Despite this, we continue to produce evidence to the contrary. Every year, … Continue reading “Red lines or blurred lines: risk taking and decision making”

Switching off, or just mulling things over?

Worrying constantly and without pause at a problem does not guarantee any greater likelihood of solving it, as human capacity for conscious thinking is both limited and relatively easily exhausted. Our unconscious thinking capacity, however, is far greater, and we tend to underestimate the power of our unconscious memory.

Worrying constantly and without pause at a problem does not guarantee any greater likelihood of solving it, as human capacity for conscious thinking is both limited and relatively easily exhausted. Our unconscious thinking capacity, however, is far greater, and we tend to underestimate the power of our unconscious memory.