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To know what to do and what not to do!

To know what to do and what not to do!

Many leaders avoid getting involved when their employees are dealing with life crisis. The reasons are many times lack of knowledge. It is every leaders responsibility to be competent when it comes to leading people who are in crisis. Avoiding people and issues have...

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Press release from Deloitte

Read this very exciting press release on the topic Mental Health Issues in the Work Place https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/press-releases/articles/poor-mental-health-costs-uk-employers-up-to-pound-45-billion-a-year.html# This article is urging companies to make...

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Mental health issues in the work place

Mental health issues in the work place

Finally there is a fresh report out that is confirming what I’ve been emphasizing for years. BBC World News together with Deloitte UK presented a report. Read more buy clicking here. Sick leave due to mental health issues have increased by 16% in the past year. The...

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Motivational Communication (MI) and Leadership

Motivational Communication (MI) and Leadership

Many years ago, I was introduced to Motivational Interviewing. An evidence-based way to relate to people and situations where there is discourse and lack of motivation. Through the years I have seen how Motivational Interviewing has evoked motivation in many people....

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Beyond the comfort zone!

Beyond the comfort zone!

Have you in your leadership role been faced with something that is beyond your comfort zone? Something that you know has to be done, but everything within you is screaming NO! I often meet leaders who have this feeling before meetings with their employees if the...

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People can read your thoughts!

People can read your thoughts!

Communication has so many different facetts. I often marvel when I see research about verbal communication versus non-verbal. A researcher by the name of Mehrabian was early out by claiming that words have a very minor part in communication, only less than 10%. As...

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Random acts of kindness.

Random acts of kindness.

What do we need in order to excel? What is one of the most effective ways of building rapport and developing strong alliances? I dare to say that the fuel for us human beings is affirmation. We have this deep seated need to be noticed. It is part of our nature. We...

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Choosing your battles.

Choosing your battles.

Some of us have a very strong passion for justice. Which is not to say that we are better than other people. It just means that when our subjective perception of what is right versus what is wrong becomes unhinged, we feel a pressing need to say what we think. Anyone...

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Welcome to crisiscompetence.com

Welcome to crisiscompetence.com

2020 is already involving some exciting changes for me. One of those changes is a change of focus. I am a very successful lecturer in the area of Crisis Counseling and Motivational Interviewing. A lot of my focus have been in the area of counseling and treatment. My...

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