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What does trust have to do with Israeli day care centers?

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Trust, two ways You can fake it for a while Bite your tongue and smile Like every mother does her ugly child But it starts to leaking out Like spittle from a cloud Amassed resentment pelting ounce and pound — The Shins, Turn On Me A core tenet of leadership is trust. This trust goes both ways. Your staff need to trust in your ability as their leader to be hard-working, just and candid with […]

Keeping your 1 to 1s fresh

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Here we go again… It’s approaching 3PM. You’re leaning against the wall outside the meeting room, bracing yourself for the sheer boredom and monotony of the coming hour. Sigh. Each week, you sit down with your manager and, regrettably, you slowly plod through a status update for each of your projects while she makes notes on her laptop. In last week’s meeting, you drifted into daydream whilst you were looking out of the window behind […]

Job hopping and what you can do about it

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The jobs they are a-changin’ When my father retired from his role as a civil servant ten years ago, he had been in his current role for eighteen years. That wasn’t necessarily eighteen years of solid growth and progression, either. It was just eighteen years of grafting the same old, day in, day out, in order to make sure that he provided for our family. Granted, my father was not working in technology, and also […]