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Kay-Lambert Associates Limited

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When We Play a Part, We Set Ourserves Apart

How many different parts do you play at work? How comfortable are you with vulnerability? A recent conversation with Stefan Bramble, a colleague living and working 10.5 thousand miles away in Melbourne, has really provoked me to question my stance on role-play and behavioural training. I’m an ex-actor (or as I prefer to call it, ‘a […]

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Hidden Anxieties

First day at School Anxieties have a habit of following us around. How many of you have vivid memories of your first day at school? I remember mine as a terrifying experience, clinging to my mother for comfort. She’d been through this before, many times, as I and my twin sister were the last of […]

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Trust: Don’t Keep it Under Your Hat

The Trust Quotient Employers would put a high price on guaranteed trustworthiness. It is an expected pre-requisite that any new member of staff joining the team should command the highest standards of trust. After all, they are party to a great deal of information, have access to IT systems and data-sets, and often have direct […]

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Trust me, I’m a…

Post-truth or Lies? We live in what is euphemistically-called a ‘post-truth’ world. Lies are now acceptable in public office so long as they are delivered with conviction and aplomb. Teams of fact-checkers now need to be employed to separate the fact from the fiction, because we can no longer trust what people are telling us. […]


There are lots of I’s in a team, but there shouldn’t be lots of egos.

 We are resourceful people but some tasks require greater resources than we alone possess. That’s one of the reasons why we create teams. The fundamental principle of teamwork is ‘reliance’. We rely on other people to plug the gaps in our capabilities and knowledge, and to take on responsibilities that are beyond us. That means […]

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