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Do YOUR people know what GOOD looks like

You may have told them but depending on the how and the when, you told them, they still may not know what your expectations of them or the business are. As we know from life itself – GOOD to one

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Why some Leaders should go to school with Prince George

How many Leaders do you know, who would benefit from a term back at school with four-year-old Prince George; to enable them to learn the importance of Enjoyment, Learning and Achievement within the workplace. Last week the future King started

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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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Posted in Career Management, Company Culture, Decision Making

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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