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June 28, 2012

Why Alchemy?

People often ask me how I chose my company name… so here is the very short story on how it came to be: The name People Alchemy came to me many years ago as I watched the waves on a beach in New Zealand. Beaches are good places to think. The company at that time

June 24, 2012

Is this still really necessary?

In any organisation, the processes have grown over time, and it can be difficult to stop doing something (especially if it has become routine). That's why it's important to continually ask "Is this still necessary?" What was a good idea at one time... might no longer be! Look at what you and your team are

June 17, 2012

What they remember when they leave

Our influence with others is vital for our success. And conversation is the playing field where influence is won or lost. Most people focus their conversations on what they want to say, and then they say it. It can work, but... We will always have greater influence with others when we focus all our conversations

June 10, 2012

How to see outside your box

We all live in a box - our own box. We live in there together with everything we know and believe. Anything inside the box makes sense to us. And anything outside the box doesn't make sense, and we don't do that stuff. That would be stupid. That's crazy! Why would you do that? It