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The latest news and articles from The Social Kinetic team.

Engaging the angry crowd and finding the answers – Claire Cater’s 5 Human Lessons for leaders facing adversity

Social Kinetic, 1 August, 2017

If I’ve learnt one thing, it’s that the tougher the problem, the more reason to engage. Sadly, the very thought can strike fear in the heart of those who have faced angry stakeholders. It can make you want to don your trainers and run for the hills. All too often, the experience is one of […]

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With the benefit of hindsight: 5 things I wish I’d known

Claire Cater, 26 May, 2016

By Claire Cater These are five of many things I wish I’d known when I started my career. They still apply your whole life and I think we keep relearning them.   1) There is no such thing as a stupid question I often sat there wondering what someone was talking about, that it didn’t […]

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It’s people that shape growth and change

Henrietta Bennett, 28 April, 2016

As we recently welcomed Jeremy and Anna to the SK team, I started to reflect on how the company has grown over the last five years and where we will go to next. During the interview process, we were asked about where we thought our growth would take us and the answer is that we […]

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FEAR – What’s yours?

Claire Cater, 19 April, 2016

Do you quiver or act? 4 steps to using fear wisely.  Fear comes in many forms. It can be linked to something that threatens or frightens us. It can come from something that makes us feel vulnerable or insecure – whether it’s the dark, heights, going to the hospital or entering the Board room. It […]

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Purpose not process

Oscar Cunnington, 21 February, 2016

Recently I have been thinking a lot about the phrase ‘purpose not process’. Intended consolingly when I expressed my disappointment that I would not be working on a project that I had previously thought I would be, it began to rattle around my head over the next week. I’m lucky that, unlike some people, my job […]

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