Well that meeting was a waste of time!

  • October 8, 2018
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  • Piers Carter

Ever said this or heard someone else saying this? I have. And if so, it was your fault. Well, when I say it was your fault, I am being intentionally provocative but somewhere in the mix, if you were in the room you were part of the problem and so too can you be part … Continue Reading

Is it a PROBLEM or an EVENT?

  • October 3, 2018
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  • Piers Carter

Are we harming ourselves by the way we react to daily events? I used to work as a civil servant many years ago and there seemed to be so many problems. I’d walk into the office and a colleague would rush up to me and say “there’s a problem! Tony has phoned in sick and … Continue Reading

The Problem with Small Talk …

“I am fine with technical, important conversations I just can’t do small talk” This sentence was said by one of my clients today. I was struck by his tone and the almost disparaging way he phrased ‘small talk’. He made it sound small, unimportant, insignificant and almost irrelevant. There in lies the problem. If he … Continue Reading