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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Do you know if and when your employees are motivated?

July 18, 2011 No Comments

What to do when you become the bossBob Selden, author of best selling book “What to do when you become the boss”


Hear Bob being interviewed about his book.


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Business Improv

July 5, 2011 No Comments

In “Business Improv”, Val Gee and Sarah Gee have produced an excellent resource for trainers, facilitators and change agents. Based on their work in business, theatre and business schools, the book resonates with exercises that are inclusive, creative and above all, practical.

The basis of the book is that it is a “how to” manual for helping people improve the way they communicate, manage and lead. There is an extensive, although a little “waffly” introduction that explains the authors’ rationale. Although I found this a little basic (even for non-professional facilitators), the ideas are sound. I particularly liked the four “Rules of Business Improv”:

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