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Why it might be important to focus on your greatest hits!

Why it might be important to focus on your greatest hits!

At Zentano we find music, films or comedy are great ways for us to unwind after a busy week. A good tune, a cracking yarn or a good laugh are for many people easy ways to de-stress and relax. For example, Tommy Cooper was for many people a bit of a comedy genius with his quips and one-liners. You k…

Unlocking your full potential - be your own concierge

Unlocking your full potential - be your own concierge

Concierge is a word of French origin meaning keeper of the keys. In his book, First Break All The Rules, strengths psychologist Don Clifton argues that to get the best out of people there are 4 “keys” that if used properly will unlock potential and drive performance. So, what are these …

Who is hacking your emotions?

Who is hacking your emotions?

In the modern world it can feel like we are constantly under pressure or under attack causing us to feel de-energised and emotionally drained. As leaders in our businesses this can be particularly damaging as we try to build profitable, productive high-performing teams. So where is this attack comin…

Teamwork and why your parents were wrong

Teamwork and why your parents were wrong

Shaggy dogs and black sheep, red herrings and white elephants, I love reading the research into phrases that Albert Jack wrote about. How many of us remember the anecdotes that our parents shared with us as they tried to prepare us for the world of adult life? Sometimes though the world is full of u…