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Doing What's Right

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Other sections of the Orion Success Kitbag

Building brilliant client relationships – being a trusted advisor

The best HR people know their clients like they know themselves. They can also adapt their approach and style to match the client. They build deep trusting relationships. This section gives you a range of tips and tools to manage and improve your client relationships. More...

Making a difference – understanding the business and setting the HR agenda

The best HR people work on initiatives that directly contribute to achieving the business goals and strategy. Here we provide you with tools and techniques for analysing the needs of the business, developing an HR agenda or strategy, prioritising and measuring HR interventions. More...

Buy-in – getting your ideas accepted

As good as your HR strategy or ideas may be, it is of little use if you cannot get your ideas accepted. This section gives you tools and techniques for getting your ideas accepted by your clients. We look at how to present information so that the client is most receptive. We also have lots of ideas for adopting a more flexible approach to influencing others. More...

Self mastery– creating high performance

We all have times when we know we are working at our peak. Being able to work like that more often is the secret of high performance and long term success. In this section we help you assess when you are at your best and give you lots of techniques for achieving this more often. More...

Creating success in others

Being an effective manager can be difficult when trying also to ensure excellence in what you do yourself.  In this section we look at your role as a leader.  We also look at how to develop others including giving someone feedback. In addition we explore different leadership styles.  Finally, winning hearts and minds of your team as well as the wider business, can be key to success.  We look at how to engage others. More...

Reading and websites

Developing mental toughness

by Graham Jones and Adrian Moorhouse

Fierce conversations

by Susan Scott

Leadership and self deception - getting out of the box

by The Arbinger Institute

Managing yourself

Harvard Business review articles

  • Managing oneself by Peter Drucker
  • How resilience works by Diane L Coulti

The EI Advantage – putting emotional intelligence into practice

by Patricia McBride and Susan Maitland

Peak performance under pressure

by R Kriegel

The inner game of work

by Timothy Gallwey (also The inner game of tennis, golf and skiing – any of these has the technique for quieting the inner voice and improving concentration and focus)

The C zone – peak performance under pressure

by Robert Kriegel and Marilyn Harris Kriegel (also has the techniques for quieting the inner voice and improving concentration and focus)

Finding flow – the psychology of engagement with everyday life

by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (or any of his other books on flow)

Beside ourselves – our hidden personality in everyday life

by Naomi L Quenk

Your inner coach

by Ian McDermott and Wendy Jago

Instant confidence

by Paul McKenna

Creative visualisation

by Shakti Gawin

Changing belief systems with NLP

by Dilts

Before you think another thought

by Bruce I Doyle

SCORE – the secret formula for thinking like a champion

by Jim Fannin

Coach to awakened

by Robert Dilts (especially sections on mentoring, sponsorship and awakening)

Wishcraft – how to get what you really want

by Barbara Sher

Finding your own North Star

by Martha Beck

The heartmath solution

by Doc Childre and Howard Martin