In her latest post, Heather Campbell breaks down the idea of difficult conversations to help leaders reframe their approach and tackle them in a far more constructive, productive way.
Long walks, country air and pubs with roaring fires. It had been a lovely weekend away, staying with an old friend and his wife in the Scottish Borders. By Sunday afternoon, my batteries were recharged. But then it all went
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