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Intuition

Intuition

There is a scene in one of my favourite movies, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, where a main character talks about a conclusion they have come to based on a feeling they have, saying they just know – “it’s the knack”. This “knack” he is referring to, or this “gut feeling”...

Be curious, ask questions and show creativity

Be curious, ask questions and show creativity

Curiosity has long been deemed a leadership skill. In fact, at Carroll Consulting, curiosity is a key attribute we seek to uncover through our CDI-PRO leadership assessment process. But more and more, team leaders and managers are looking beyond just their leadership...

To thine own self be true

To thine own self be true

We often have a guest at my monthly CEO Institute syndicate meeting. There has been an interesting array of speakers talking about their challenges and achievements, with guests providing unique insights into how they have handled situations. Often what they discuss...

Salary observations in the legal sector

Salary observations in the legal sector

The COVID pandemic has surprised us all in many ways. Lockdowns, social distancing, mask wearing and working from home arrangements are now permanently inserted into our way of life. There is no denying the devastating impact lockdowns have had on small businesses and...