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How To Measure Your Return On Talent

When asked to discuss the parameters managers use to assess their own and their department’s performance, the term ROI is often mentioned. While the returns on investment are critical to the success of any department, there is another measurement we sometimes fail to take into…

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Easy Ways Of Tapping Into The Potential Of Your Team Members

On some of our courses, we often ask managers ‘How many of you have got people in your team who have the potential to produce better work than they are showing at the moment?’ Normally, every hand goes up. (more…)

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400 Coaching Questions For Managers

Nothing develops your staff more effectively and longer lasting than coaching. Coaching is a process. It is a process to help facilitate the transition from where you are now to where you want to be. (more…)

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How To Drive Organisational & Cultural Change To Be Accepted At All Levels

How quickly can an individual change? How quickly can a company change? (more…)

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How To Move Your Team From Co-Operation To Collaboration

There are many examples of teams who have co-operated on tasks to accomplish goals. And co-operation has proved to be beneficial in many respects to achieve what couldn’t be achieved individually. (more…)

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Why Is Your Company Culture So Important & How Can You Build It?

Company culture is one of those ethereal things that sometimes gets mentioned and then dropped as a topic because it’s too big or too vague. And we can’t do much to influence it, so why spend time on it. (more…)

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5 Ways To Get Your Team To Live Your Values

Here, we are referring to your Company values, also known as corporate values or core values. These are the “fundamental beliefs upon which your business and its behaviour are based. They are the guiding principles that your business uses to manage its internal affairs as…

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How Do I Make Myself Promotable?

It’s often a fact that the very skills you have developed to get yourself to your current position in business may be the very skills and attributes that can hold your success back. These might include having too high a dependence on your specialist expertise,…

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This Is THE Most Important Investment You Can Make With Your Time

When managers attend our training programmes, we often ask the question, “In the last year, how many CDs on management have you listened to, how many DVDs on management have you watched, how many YouTube videos on management have you researched, how many TED talks…

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How To Get People Ready For Promotion Before Being Promoted

Many surveys have shown that growth and development are two of the driving forces behind people’s engagement at work, helping them benefit and get rewarded for the hard work and effort they put into their jobs. How do people benefit from that extra discretionary effort?…

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How Do You Attract, Retain & Increase Talent Within Your Team?

If I were to ask what was the biggest challenge facing you as a manager today, many replies would cover the inability to attract, retain and maintain talented individuals to their teams. Ask yourself if the strategies you are currently employing are enabling your most…

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What Do The Emerging Trends Mean To Today’s Managers?

According to a white paper launched jointly by commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE and Genesis, a leading real estate innovator, we are facing a revolution in the workplace. The paper—Fast Forward 2030: The Future of Work and the Workplace—is based on interviews…

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