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Tony Curl

Empowerment is not a Quick Fix.

The concept of empowerment has been around for a long time and yet it is still under-utilised in  business  today. According to research a number of issues exist that would benefit from greater empowerment within

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Help Me. I have been asked to find a mentor!

Help Me. I have been asked to find a mentor!

  "I have been asked to find a mentor......help me". This question is often asked to me, by middle managers after the suggestion has been passed to them which usually occurs after a performance review.

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Leadership for the Generations – Discussing The Management Reality of Generational Thinking

Leadership for the Generations – Discussing The Management Reality of Generational Thinking

  The Australian Institute of Management bring their vision of "Better Managers  and Better Leaders for a Better Society" to life with the research they do and programs they offer that broaden the awareness and

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My Top Ten Leadership Influences

My Top Ten Leadership Influences

I was reviewing the changes in my life over the last ten years and started to reflect back on the leaders that have influenced me. Recently I shared the great leaders I have worked for

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Dumb Leaders Validate Action.

Dumb Leaders Validate Action.

So what's all this about then? Dumb Leaders Validate. Validate what? What are you talking about, Tony? Now I'm usually not that harsh or judgmental, but  I have reflected this week on a couple of

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Leading for the Greater Good.

Leading for the Greater Good.

I recently spoke and presented at a Rotary function and during this presentation I conducted a "Wheel of Life" exercise. This exercise is one of the coaching tools I use with clients that allows them

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Your Leadership Pulse – Are You Setting It?

During my recent training in Orlando, Florida with the John Maxwell Team, I was a participant in a program called Get My Rhythm conducted by John Scalici. The workshop featured African Drums and a huge

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4 Steps to a Simpler Life

4 Steps to a Simpler Life

  Our lives are hectic. Our lives are busy. 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Feelings of being over-worked and under appreciated are common. And it doesn't just stop with our jobs or

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Process v People

Process v People

As an executive coach, I spend time at networking events with a range of other business owners and leaders. These events will usually have a guest speaker who informs and educates the group on their

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Dealing with Poisoned Leaders

 Many face poor leadership today. Many leaders have become poisoned through political manipulation, many use intimidation and many are delusional in their own self-worth. How do you work with Poisoned leaders and maintain your integrity

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