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Wisdom is in the eyes and ears of the the people around you, so to make the right impact with your insights, you need to be able to generate the gravitas that says "my insights are worth noting". Here are ten ways to do that.
Small movements convey economy, small words convey understanding, small speeches convey deep insight.
Wise people do and say little, but what they do and what they say conveys much.
Learn more about the journey from Smart to Wise.
Articles on the Smart to Wise website
Two Seminars you may like
These are two of the 17 seminars I am currently offering. Here is the full list:
You’re smart. You know stuff. You’ve made great strides in your career and your life. But you know there’s more: there are things you want to do and people you want to impress that you can’t yet reach. Because being smart is not enough.
Smart to Wise is about how to become wise. It does not set out to give you the answers, nor to dispense wisdom, but to show you the direction of your journey.
The Smart to Wise website, with the first three articles about aspects of wisdom is now live, at smarttowise.co.uk.
Series 8 of BBC's Apprentice began on 21 March and my first commentary was available the following morning.
So, if you are an Apprentice fan, bookmark my 2012 Apprentice page now or, better, go to my site and subscribe to the blog. That way, you will not miss any of my episode analyses. That's not just smart: it's wise!
Risk Happens! is available in paperback, iBook and Kindle formats. It is accessible to new project managers, yet has tools and resources that will give experienced hands new ideas too. It includes 60 invaluable tables and checklists, and 57 figures and diagrams. On the Risk Happens! website, you will find more downloads of risk management tools.
This month, I have been putting project risk management tips onto my Shift Happens! blog:
The last in the series, "The top ten things to build into your contingency plan" will be available from 11am tomorrow (UK time).
Learning at Work Day
Many businesses arrange events to mark Learning at Work Day - this year on 17 May, with the theme "learning for growth". Some organisations even have seminars and courses all week. I've just taken my second booking for that week, but one slot on the 17th is still available - as are other slots. Contact me to discuss which seminar would suit you best, or see the list on my website.
Learning at work day is supported by Pearson, publishers of four of my books, including ...
June Seminar Programme
“A brilliant insight into how to take control, be positive,
and manage my time and teach my staff to do the same.”
“Very useful, given it’s only an afternoon. There are a
number of things I can use immediately and a number of things I need to
The next tour will be in September (dates are all on my website). Next up is:
Practical Project Management
Download a table of all of the scheduled dates here. Book on 01227 252 100.
Worthwhile attending even if you have read Mike’s book.
“Very informative and interesting.
My focus this
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