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Employee Engagement – Buzz Word Or Business Benefit?

There is an old and somewhat cynical saying which goes like this; “Some companies pay staff just enough money to stop them leaving and the staff do just enough work to stop themselves getting fired!” (more…)

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Improving Communication In Your Organisation

If communication is a key life skill then effective communication must be the key skill of life! (more…)

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Improving Your Public Speaking Ability To Become A More Successful Manager

Speaking in public is a very useful skill for any manager and in also in life. In the workplace this will include speaking in team meetings, making a sales pitch to a new client or presenting information in a board meeting. Outside work may include…

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The 5 Steps To Communication Success – Infographic

Becoming a successful communicator is very important as a manager or business owner as it will help you to build strong relationships with your team and help you to get the most out of your employees by delivering clear and effective instructions on what work…

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How To Know When To Mediate & When To Manage

Conflict in the workplace is just a part of life. Everybody is different and therefore it would be unrealistic to expect everybody to get on all the time. The tough part is knowing when to mediate and when to manage in such a situation. In…

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How To Be A Constructive Manager

Are you destructive or constructive in your approach to managing people? Destructive managers are critical and negative which demolishes moral, confidence and motivation. (more…)

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Building A Team Using The Well Done Method

Building a team involves creating a positive atmosphere of mutual respect and support. One method for achieving this is based upon the acronym WELL DONE! See below to see what these letters represent. (more…)

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What Are The Top 7 Competencies Of A Great Manager?

Being the ideal manager and achieving job satisfaction come high on many managers’ wish lists. So, what competencies do you need to master to be a great manager? Here are 7 top competencies for a manager to develop and work on and some additional resources…

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Why Training & Development Is So Important For New Managers

The promotion trap for new managers is that they were promoted because they were good at their job not because they are good managers. They have been more used to doing the task than managing a group of people. (more…)

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3 Reasons Why Leaders Fail

The difference between being a successful manager or an unsuccessful manager is the ability to be a leader. Teams rely on their manager to take the lead knowing that they can follow with confidence. (more…)

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10 Top Qualities Of A Leader – Infographic

Becoming an effective and successful leader will require you to embody certain qualities that your team can follow and aspire to. These qualities can be learned and developed over time, so the first place to start is to understand what the top 10 qualities of…

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How To Ensure A Win-Win When Conflict Arises

In his book Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey says that the fifth habit is, ‘Seek first to understand and then to be understood’. Most conflict occurs when people are stuck in their own position and are not prepared to see or appreciate…

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