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Management is a busy and demanding role. The time to listen to staff concerns can just get filled up. What is the impact of this for your staff? Making time for listening may pay management dividends. Listening should be a…

“You won’t believe what she was saying about you at James’ party!” We’ve all been told something similar to this, and our immediate reaction is anger. We want to find out exactly what was said and then do something about…

We’ve all heard the maxim that a person’s favourite topic of conversation is themselves. Ask questions, we’re told, and you can’t fail to make a good impression. In general this is true, as we do all like the chance to…

For many of us it is a very daunting prospect to actually tell another person we work with ( or even live with) what they are doing that we don’t like. I broke for a private session during a recent…

Conflict can often invoke a stressful response in the body and that brings into play the part of the brain called the amygdala  (lets call it ‘amy’) – also referred to as the ‘primitive’ brain. ‘amy’ is there to ensure…