All posts by Rikki Hunt

Win with every Error!

Win

This article was written for the Institute of Directors way back in July 1991. And still holds true today.
It’s not what you think, it’s the way that you think it

As someone who” left” school at 15, it is understandable that my memories of school life are not rosy.  As someone who was probably below the academic norm, it is perhaps not surprising that I might be ignored by teachers who, based in Liverpool and with 41 other kids to deal with, had other problems.

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Feel good about being tough

 

You owe it to the good to deal with the bad
You owe it to the good to deal with the bad!

“As CEO You OWE it to the GOOD to GET RID of the BAD, it’s the only way to Facilitate WINNING”

Others may have expressed it differently, I once heard;

“I wanted a happy culture. So I fired all the unhappy people.”

However you want to say it, factual or fluffy, too many companies put up with employees who are cancerous, slowly destroying all the good and ultimately the company.

This is either due to bad leaders not identifying the problem or even worse cowardly weak leaders who are in denial that the problem exists. Either way, by giving you examples of the type and their effect, I want to persuade you to deal with the problem where and when it arises.

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Get the Winning Habit

 

Business Planning Iterative Process is the key to success

This article was written for the Institute of Directors way back in June 1991. All that has changed is the title.
On re-reading it does sound a bit dated but sadly it still holds true today.

Taking down the wall, one brick at a time

Like many others, I have read several books, listened to many cd’s, perused many articles and attended a handful of courses on the “learning organisation”.

The theme of most courses on this subject is, of course, the need to learn continuously – not just to keep up with the competition but to stay ahead and gain a real advantage.

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Feel good about being tough

You owe it to the good to deal with the bad
“As CEO You OWE it to the GOOD to GET RID of the BAD, it’s the only way to Facilitate WINNING”

Others may have expressed it differently, I once heard;

“I wanted a happy culture. So I fired all the unhappy people.”

However you want to say it, factual or fluffy, too many companies put up with employees who are cancerous, slowly destroying all the good and ultimately the company.

This is either due to bad leaders not identifying the problem or even worse cowardly weak leaders who are in denial that the problem exists. Either way, by giving you examples of the type and their effect, I want to persuade you to deal with the problem where and when it arises.

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