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Stories by Trevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:09 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

“Sensible suggestions fall on deaf ears.” “I am facing more resistance and obstacles inside than from the competition.” “This leadership is disconnected from our reality.” Working with Competency Frameworks – the skills, knowledge, aptitude and...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

I asked Caribbean Leadership Conference participants if anyone felt that some members of their team were not a good fit. It was interesting to see how many thought that the composition of their team was not ideal. In our work with organisations,...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:09 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

According to the American Psychological Association, chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, and suicide. More than 75 per cent of all physician office...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:07 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

Do you have unresolved conflicts? Is there some issue that you have walked away from without settling it? Are you faced with someone who refuses to listen? Feedback from readers highlights the challenge of effectively resolving conflicts....

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

A WhatsApp post displayed two images that supposedly highlight the difference in how men and women shop. The post sparked a gender ‘to and fro’, with the women accusing the men of purchasing the wrong item quickly. The men pointed to the criss-...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

Cee is a mystery. Cee treats life like a game of poker, where you give away as little information as possible. While colleagues may be open and even make themselves vulnerable, Cee builds a wall around things personal. Cee is respectful and...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

This is not the now-fancied Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Elon Musk (Tesla) variety. This is about leadership that actually disrupts the effective performance of the team. Team members are upset and frustrated. Team spirit is non-existent. Engagement...

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