Rocking the Boat

‘Don’t rock the boat’ would seem sound advice but not in all circumstances. It depends on where the boat is headed. Rocking the boat is not easy in organizations for lots of reasons. Even leaving aside the fear of the consequences from rocking the boat, there are enormous pressures on us to conform. Be alert. Be aware. But, above all, be cautious around expecting and rewarding loyalty. You are probably encouraging compliance and preserving some status quo that might need to be questioned.

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Do you Really Know Who comes to work Every Day?

How your people think and feel as they come into work every day makes a huge difference to how they are and how they perform at work. You can influence this. You can help people to see their lives, their work and themselves in positive and enriching...
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Me? I don’t believe in anything!

Believing is important. Believing in something. That there is something meaningful behind or through all of this. But this is not easy and more and more people say they don’t believe in anything any more. Are they right not to believe? How would we know? We don’t need...
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Trust, Transparency and Truth

“Liars” When I was the manager of a General Motors Plant in Ireland some years ago, my management team and I were often accused by our workforce of being dishonest, of telling lies. And, of course, they had no shortage of examples where they claimed to have caught us...
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Management and the Deep State

Where does Real Power Lie? The Deep State: It’s easy to feel pretty powerless these days! I mean, even if you had the power to get to the President of the United States, you still wouldn’t have got there.  You haven’t got to the Deep State who are supposedly the ones...
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  • Since undertaking the Maybe Senior Leadership Team Programme, I see a huge change in myself, my senior team and how we perform as a leadership team on a day to day basis. It far exceeded all of my expectations.

    James Winters – Plant Manager, DePuy Orthopaedics Cork

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    Tony Campion – HR Strategic Business Partner Coca-Cola

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    Nigel Odlum – Operations Director Odlums Flour Mills

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    Gerry Maguire – HR Manager Dublin Bus

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    Jose Ferreira – General Manager Gaeltec Utilities Ltd

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