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What's new in 2020?

Thursday 30th January 2020
Holly Fenton

Last week I wrote about some personal commitments for 2020 and the power of identity shifts. In line with change and new commitments this week I wanted to let you know about some shifts and new initiatives for the business this year. I love what I...

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2020: A New Decade, a New You?

Tuesday 21st January 2020
Holly Fenton

At the start of any new year, we are usually encouraged to make new year’s resolutions and start the year with a determined focus to be a better version of ourselves in the new year. (See some of my old blog posts for how to do just that!) However,...

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Making Work-Life Balance Work

Wednesday 16th October 2019
Holly Fenton

I had an interesting chat this morning with the team at Dubai Eye Business Breakfast on work-life balance. Most knowledge workers go to an office for a set number of hours, much as we have done for the past 50 years. The difference now is we are...

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Does your organisation encourage or impede conflict?

Tuesday 1st October 2019
Holly Fenton

Conflict is a normal and inevitable part of our time at work, and the higher we rise in the organisation the more prevalent and impactful conflict becomes. Conflict can arise from personality clashes, different working styles and priorities, role...

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What biases do you have?

Wednesday 28th August 2019
Holly Fenton

This is always a question that makes people uncomfortable. The instinctive response of most is, I don’t have any biases. And that may be your initial thought too. But we all have biases.

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Fundamental Attribution Error

Tuesday 13th August 2019
Holly Fenton

Have you fallen victim to the fundamental attribution error? I am pretty sure you will have done, probably repeatedly! The fundamental attribution error is where we attribute blame and judgement towards others behaviours, where we would excuse...

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How to Build Trust In your Team

Wednesday 7th August 2019
Holly Fenton

  Trust is an essential foundation of high team performance. Without trust we can’t build relationships, conduct work with interdependence, be creative or leverage each other’s talents effectively. 

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How Clifton Strengths helped me as an Entrepreneur

Wednesday 31st July 2019
Holly Fenton

Starting a business is a crazy, nerve-wracking and exciting time. There is so much to do and often, in the beginning, all that responsibility is on your shoulders. I believe that having coaching during this time is critical to keep you on track and...

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How to Stop Procrastinating

Wednesday 24th July 2019
Holly Fenton

What are you procrastinating right now? There is always something we are not doing, but to procrastinate means that we are putting off an important task that we know we should be doing in favour of a lower value, possibly easier or more enjoyable...

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