The Thought Terminating Clichés of Work

Content: a reflection on thought terminating clichés in work - with an explanation from Wikipedia up front I had the delight of learning a new term recently. "A thought-terminating cliché is a commonly used phrase, sometimes passing as folk wisdom, used to end cognitive dissonance(discomfort experienced when one simultaneously holds two or more conflicting cognitions, [...]

Leading is tough…

On January 2nd a well fed version of me plopped down at my desk full of good intentions. And before I got to answering emails and walking about wishing people New Year I took some time out to think about accountability, collaboration and trust. Before Christmas I'd queried someone's decison on something and I wasn't [...]