The Yin and Yang of Change

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent. This duality lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine. Yin and yang are complementary forces that interact to […]

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Live Your Dream in 2017!

At this time of year, we tend to reflect on the last 12 months and look ahead with “a perfect brightness of hope in anticipation of achieving things that we have failed at in the past by setting new goals. Reality is however, for most of us, within a couple of weeks; most of our New […]

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Organisational transformation

Now, more than ever, is the time for organisational transformation.  As businesses change so the structure needs to change.  However, what should a good change plan include?  Everyone knows what a good business plan looks like, but when confronted with the need for a good change plan you might find that opinions will vary depending on one’s position. […]

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Emenex Weekly News 29th October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application.   The Impact of Employee Engagement on Performance This week’s research comes via Harvard Business Review.  HBR interviewed over 550 business execs from around […]

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Business strategy – this one’s a winner

Well, this past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me. However, through all the different things that I have had going on, one simple statement made by our car salesman; Jamie, has stuck in my head; “It doesn’t matter what car we sell, we all get the same commission.” I believe that […]

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How to turn Failure into Success

6am Saturday morning and with my three team mates – Dean, Dave and Barbara, I’m on the starting line in Skipton.  Along with 220 other teams, we’re all set for a 100 kilometre, non-stop hike around the Yorkshire Dales.  We are ready.  All our preparations have gone to plan. We are excited and feeling positive.  Little […]

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Moving out and taking charge

Whilst on a call with my colleagues yesterday, we were discussing our “Take Charge” program, just after I had explained that I would be away for a week because our son is moving out of home!   It suddenly struck me that I had been unconsciously teaching our son to “Take Charge” of his career. […]

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