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Dealing with Difficult People

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The topic of “Difficult People” and how to “deal” with them, is always a popular talking point no matter where I am or who I am working with.

If you do a web search on the topic you will find thousands of hits. Most are articles which claim to give you the “10 Best tips” or other similar insights; and there are also many training programs and books to help you gain some expertise. Read More

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Social Media, Bullying and Reputation

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In June 2014, Social Media was harnessed to put pressure on Opera Australia because of a statement previously posted on Facebook by Georgian Opera Singer Tamar Iveri.  Opera Australia subsequently advised that they had addressed the issues with Ms Iveri and had accepted her explanation that the post was written by her husband.

A few days later, Limelight magazine published an article which detailed what would seem to have been a more thorough investigation into the matter, which concluded Ms Iveri may have been dishonest in her response to Opera Australia. Read More

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Peace and Goodwill to All at Work

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As the year draws to an end, many people start to make resolutions to ensure “next year” is a better one.   This is particularly true in the case of work.  Though some may be toasting a great past year – and wishing for an even brighter new year; most will be hoping for a better year – one with less stress, and less conflict. Read More