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Polar Bear Pirates and their quest to engage the sleepwalkers: Motivate Everyday People To Deliver Extraordinary Results Illustrations by Phil Williams by Adrian Webster

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Don't Do Perfect

I would say from my experience that the main cause of most people's disengagement is their manager's inability to show people that they care, even if they do.

Whilst striving to be ultra efficient many managers become disconnected from their people and as a result end up being far less effective. Rather than spending time with their people and as a consequence driving the business forward, they just don't seem to realise how they appear through the eyes of their team, which is sadly all too often, too distant and too busy doing all the irrelevant things astonishingly well.

The best description that I've heard of the difference between being efficient and being effective is – “Being efficient is doing things right and being ...

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