Careers & Cocktails–now’s the time!

It makes more sense to plan your next move, when you are less frazzled, and away from the demands of the job. When you are relaxed and can enjoy the emotional and mental space that comes with a summer holiday

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Company Centric Processes COST you

Customer habits are changing and if you fail to anticipate them or at least follow them you will lose them. Business processes need to be customer centric, they need to serve the customer’s wants. Organisations that achieve this will gain business

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How to manage and motivate Millennials

They are just so frustrating, never do what you want them to do, and always have a smart retort, as for the Y generation they should be called the YY Generation; why do I have to do that? Why should

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Do YOU run your business or does IT run you?

  Aside from the few occasions that can best be described as: it’s got to be done now, the I’ll be home late tonight call or the Saturday morning in the office just to catch up – are you the

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10 Reasons why Appraisals FAIL

In 2015 a survey of senior business leaders by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development on attitudes to appraisals reported that 73% of leaders considered annual appraisals ineffective. John Timpson in his book Upside Down Management reveals that “we

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We only see what we want to see

And we only hear what we want to hear because it suits us… it’s easily done but aren’t all mistakes!

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I’m the Monster my Boss Created

Six words uttered by my boss that concluded a disappointing conversation on a proposal that had been rejected by their boss. I only ever heard them once and we never referred to them again and yet they have remained with

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