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Walk Your Way to Fitness and Professional Success

Walk Your Way to Fitness and Professional Success

As you may be aware, Rob O’Byrne recently returned from his second walking odyssey along the Spanish Camino de Santiago. Now that’s a long walk and regardless of what Rob would have you believe, it’s my bet that he spent at least some of that time in work mode … even if imperceptibly so. Why do I say this? Well, as Rob rightly points out, a good walk is a great way to take time out, but it’s also a great physical...

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Oops, I did it again!

That could be a song title couldn’t it? Well, what I actually ‘did again’ was to take time out.  ‘Proper’ time out. I think this is really important at all levels in your career but it becomes harder and probably more important the older and more senior you get. It’s all too easy to take on the problems of the World and forget to make time for yourself, to recharge your batteries and think about the future. ...

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Working With External Consultants: A Tip for Internal Employees

Working With External Consultants: A Tip for Internal Employees

If you’ve ever worked for a company that’s brought in external consultants to solve a business problem, or if you’ve ever done any reading about consulting as an occupation, you might be aware that consultants tend to get a bit of a bad rap, particularly among internal employees. Oftentimes that’s because staff feel threatened and simply aren’t aware of what drives consultants to do what they do. It’s a commonly held misconception that external...

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Do You Ever Stop to Think About Thinking Differently?

Do You Ever Stop to Think About Thinking Differently?

As you will have heard if you took a look at Rob’s short video, Reflections on rather a Long Walk, one of his goals in taking an 800 kilometre walk from France to Western Spain, apart from actually reaching his destination, Santiago de Compostela, was to completely “unplug” from his hectic business life and spend some time just reflecting and taking stock. It wasn’t that Rob wanted to stop thinking. He just wanted to disconnect from the...

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Reflections on rather a Long Walk

Reflections on rather a Long Walk

  You may know, that I recently walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Here I share some thoughts and ‘business life’ lessons from the journey. Here’s why I decided to undertake this journey....

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Some Fitness Thoughts for Busy Supply Chain Professionals

Some Fitness Thoughts for Busy Supply Chain Professionals

As you may recently have heard, Rob O’Byrne has a new passion to add to his list of many—A passion for fitness. Rob realised that like many busy professionals, while he was taking care of business, he was neglecting to take care of his own health and fitness. Rob also recognized that this was a situation he needed to change if he is to continue his personal mission to help people succeed in their professional lives. In his inimitable style,...

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