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Putin, a Maserati, and better behaviour at work

Putin, a Maserati, and better behaviour at work

Article By TXG   |   16th December 2014

Googling ‘aggression’ the other day, two images came up: Vladimir Putin and a Maserati – a very strange pair, but apparently the Russian leader and a concept sports car with a bold new look have this much in common. Aggression in the workplace is a serious subject. It is also … Read more

Casse-croute

Article By TXG   |   7th December 2014

Casse-croute Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XB www.cassecroute.co.uk Staying with the Bermondsey Street theme, but at the other end of the style spectrum, is Casse-Croute, which is more French than anywhere we’ve actually been to in France, has a blackboard instead of menus and specialises in what we imagine really good … Read more

The ‘kick’ that spurred Alastair Cook and Jo Pavey

The ‘kick’ that spurred Alastair Cook and Jo Pavey

Article By TXG   |   13th November 2014

What do Alastair Cook and Jo Pavey have in common? Both have been lumbering under a weight of expectation, then pulled out success when it was least expected. Their experiences shine light on the complexities and contradictions of leadership and performance. And that has fascinating parallels in the business world. … Read more

Who’s in your team?

Who’s in your team?

Article By TXG   |   23rd October 2014

Watching Usain Bolt giving every appearance of cruising to yet another Gold medal, it’s tempting to think, ‘He makes it look so easy.’ Well, most of us are never likely to be an Olympic, Commonwealth or World champion but there are still valuable lessons we can learn from his approach. … Read more

Zucca

Article By TXG   |   22nd October 2014

Zucca 184 Bermondsey Street London www.zuccalondon.com Zucca is a modern Italian on Bermondsey Street. We first went on a Saturday and had a wonderful lunch. Having booked to go back during the week, we thought it would never live up to our memory of the deliciously delicate spider crab pasta … Read more

What are people saying about you?

What are people saying about you?

Article By TXG   |   18th September 2014

Here’s a thought likely to stay with you for the rest of the day. What three things are people saying behind your back? Are you confident they’ve got your measure and are swapping comments that sound like the way your boss always introduces you – you know, dynamic, great communicator, … Read more

What we’re reading

What we’re reading

Article By TXG   |   15th August 2014

Previous Recommendations Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men, by Caroline Criado Perez – Amazon Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don’t Make Sense by Rory Sutherland – Amazon Matt Dean: the Soft Stuff, published by LIDpublishing.com A sense of Urgency, Dr John Kotter – https://www.kotterinc.com/book/a-sense-of-urgency/ … Read more

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