The Elephant In The Broom Cupboard!

THE ELEPHANT IN THE BROOM CUPBOARD! These are things you should face up to, but don’t – like handling ‘Put-Downs’ from others. Put-downs come at you ‘out of the blue’ with no warning. Have you ever had a put-down, which you haven’t been able to answer there and then? Moments later the perfect answer comes […]

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Listening with Respect

There are so many ways to give and get respect from others. The most fundamental and liberating way is the capacity to listen … with respect. Listening at the deep level of respect often involves suspending our own agenda and demonstrating an understanding of what others are not only saying but experiencing Instead of listening […]

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The Most Effective Way To Get Respect From Your Staff

Jack had just returned from a management training programme. He had learned a lot, particularly from discussions he had had with other colleagues on the course. They had talked a lot about the concept of the manager as ‘facilitator’, as ‘servant’ and employees as “clients”. Jack now faced his staff at their Monday morning meeting […]

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How To Gain RESPECT

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me.” Aretha Franklin There’s not much of it about these days RESPECT, there’s not much of it about these days- hence the number of social and sports related campaigns, such as the RESPECT programme in football. The ‘old order’ appears to be fading. The traditional forms of hierarchy […]

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