Why and Why do you ask

Why? Why do you ask? Why do we ask why? Why does anyone ask why? Why can it be annoying on the one hand or constructive on the other? There are two main motives for the question “Why?”. We ask why because we want to find out more. It is natural and we hear children asking why, repeatedly, because they are inquisitive. While it can be irritating we think that it is good that they want to increase their knowledge, so that they Read More
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Change Management - Creating Change

An idea I presented on initiating change recently received an enthusiastic response. Perhaps it will work for you. It is taken from an article I wrote some years ago, reproduced in an edited form below. The full version is available here. Creating Change : Write out the things that would make you less grumpy on a Monday, more willing to turn up, more joyful at your work. Ideally do not do this alone, this is not a competition. A group Read More
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Selecting Project Managers

How often do we see jobs which require a manager, see the outline for a role that seems perfect and then, in some peculiar arrangement between organisation and recruiter, they add “essential skills and qualifications”. The person appointed for a project management role must be a finance expert, an IT wizard, a qualified accountant; they must have “banking and back office systems experience in major banks or insurance Read More
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