Author Archives: Richard Wentworth-Ping

Building Self Esteem

Self-esteem can be really elusive: for all ages. I heard a really nice insight from a client recently. She had attended a parenting workshop (just…

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Doing does it

A senior sales director asked this week “How do you overcome fear of rejection?” This was in the context of a discussion around closing techniques…

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Not spelling everything out

Films are classic storytelling and its well know that the 7 basic plot lines (hero’s journey; fall and redemption; slaying the monster) are played out…

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Learning your lines

Many years ago I met a potential facilitator in Melbourne, who was an experienced trainer and presenter. Turned out his main gig was acting, but…

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Be deliberate about who you are

The concept of having personal brand may seem like full on corporate speak to many. But push past the preconceptions and the reality is that…

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Be willing to argue

Patrick Lencioni’s model of the 5 dysfunctions of teams is rightly a must read book for all teams. At the bottom of his pyramid sits…

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Higher performance through delegation

I wonder what we all do out of sheer habit rather than a deliberate choice? I book my own flights and hotels. It’s something I’ve…

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I have nothing to say

Sitting in an ideas meeting today on the topic of thought leadership, almost everyone shared the same feeling that really “what have I got to…

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Value is all a matter of perspective

  I was bought a gift of a V8 super car driving experience. $300 for 6 laps at Eastern Creek, plus all the briefing, suiting…

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The Challenging Coach

  Popular TV culture is always a mixed viewing experience but there are some real nuggets in some of the shows that illustrate good or…

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