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Pulp Fiction Or Fact? Is It ‘The End’ For Paper?

I would hate to be a leader in the publishing industry these days. Most magazines already have a digital format but how long do you go before stopping your paper versions altogether? (more…)

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One Of The Most Critical People Issues Facing Businesses Today

A question for you…. What would you consider to be one of the most critical people issues facing businesses today? Wow, that should make you stop in your tracks! When I spend time with managers of businesses I consult with, and the subject comes round…

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How Does Your Leadership CV Read?

Keeping your CV up to date does not mean you are looking for another job. I am often asked for my CV to form part of a proposal for training or consultancy work. Updating your CV regularly also reminds you how much or how little…

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No ‘Performance’ No Pay!

A lot has been talked about in the years since the banking crisis about performance related pay, mainly in connection with huge bonuses for people who already enjoy high salaries. In some cases shareholders have revolted and blocked bonuses, where in other cases bosses have…

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Video – Different Styles Of Management

What type of manager are you? What’s your dominant management style? Watch this video to learn what the different styles of management are. (more…)

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I Need More Time!

I often ask leaders and managers what the biggest challenge they face each week is? The most popular answer I get by far is “I don’t have enough time!” I have written many blogs on time management before so either these people haven’t read them,…

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Motivation Dips – Spotting Early & Avoiding

This article title has been requested by one of our regular readers, so glad to oblige. If you would like to request a subject then please let us know. This blog will assume that the person concerned already has a key goal and that they…

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Pre/Post-Nuptial Agreements – Practicality “Kills” Romance!

A new law is being drafted that, if ratified, will bring legally-recognised “qualifying nuptial agreements” (PNA) into effect. Under the current law, couples can already opt to make pre-and post-nuptial agreements but they are not binding and the parties can’t be certain they will be…

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Starting Your Own Business? Budget For Training!

Recent improvements in the job statistics have been assisted by a massive increase in the number of self-employed people and just a tiny increase in the creation of new PAYE jobs, experts have said. Recent quarterly labour market data, published by the Office for National…

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Can A ‘Retail Boss’ Improve Leadership In The NHS?

Former Marks and Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose has been appointed by the Government to lead a review into how to improve management in the NHS in England. He will be looking at how managers can improve and become more visible in hospitals. Sir Stuart…

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Managing Supplier Relationships

Most leaders and managers will procure goods and services for their businesses or organisations. This article is aimed at those relationships where you are responsible for the selection and ongoing management of the supplier. (more…)

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Probably The Best Business Idea In The World!

That is a pretty wild claim, so I’ll get straight to the point. This article explains a simple but amazingly effective business idea that could revolutionise your organisation and give you a clear competitive advantage. (more…)

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