January 2013 Archives - Kay-Lambert Associates Limited

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January, 2013

Pride: The Bringer of Self-Esteem

In this series of blogs, we’re trying to re-brand the Seven Deadly Sins as The Super 7. We continue our journey with Pride. Before we do, please take a moment to stop and think about your achievements and successes over the last 12 months. ____________________________________________________________________ The Fourth of The 7: Pride – the bringer of […]

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Sloth – The Bringer of Peace?

In this series of blogs, we’re trying to rebrand the Seven Deadly Sins as The Super 7. Our contention is that on the whole they are neither sinful nor very deadly and that far from being something to steer well clear of, we should learn to embrace them a little more kindly. We think it’s […]

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Greedy for Success – the Acceptable Face of Greed

In this series of short articles, we’re looking at the Seven Deadly Sins and seeing if it’s possible to re-brand them as ‘The Super 7’. In this new version, qualities that have been castigated and vilified for centuries can be shown to be powerful and beneficial functions of the human condition, and highly advantageous for […]

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Re-branding the 7 deadly Sins for the Workplace

The 7 Deadly Sins have had a bit of bad press. Just look at the name we give them, ‘Deadly’. Hardly inviting! But I’m loathe to dismiss them so lightly. I think there’s a case to be made for re-branding them and bringing them back into unapologetic use. I don’t want to refer to them […]

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Reason, What Reason

There’s something insidious and rather disturbing about some of the personal empowerment material I have encountered. I actually find some of it dis-empowering because it seems to require that I give myself over to some higher purpose that is beyond my understanding and beyond my control. I want to find more reasons to be cheerful […]

Seeing Eye to Eye?

Business is often run along the lines of ‘an eye for an eye’ rather than encouraging ‘eye to eye’ working.  A tit for tat game is played out in adversarial fashion between staff and their managers, between internal departments and among stakeholders. If someone speaks out to challenge, criticize  or flag up an issue, the response […]

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