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Making the most of yourself

Like one’s strengths, how one performs is unique. It is a matter of personality.

Peter Drucker, management writer

As a psychologist, I’m fascinated by people and what makes some succeed while others stumble. I’ve studied many, many high achievers and star performers. I’ve worked with managing directors, chief executives, salespeople, as well as top sportspeople and a handful of celebrities, such as TV presenters, pop stars, and even a lingerie model. I work with teams and entire organisations to help them to become more effective, more productive, more successful.

What I’ve noticed is that the smartest, best-educated person doesn’t always end up the most successful. Book-smarts only get you so far. I’m ...

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