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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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Secrets Of Some Of Britain’s Top 20 Inspirational Workplaces

The CMI/Glassdoor’s latest survey identifies the top 20 most inspirational workplaces in Britain, and it’s these businesses that are driving performance and tapping into the potential of their most loyal, talented staff. As the survey suggests, you need to build a culture and leadership style…

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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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Have You Got Happy & Satisfied Employees?… It’s Not Enough!

The degree to which a person is ‘engaged’ with their work can make a massive difference to the morale, productivity and atmosphere of your department. Kevin Kruse says that employee engagement does not mean employee happiness, or employee satisfaction. (more…)

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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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10 Management Ideas For The Next Decade

So much is being written about the 2020’s that sometimes we lose track of what’s going on in the present. But it’s good to think ahead because it gives us a chance to build the skills we need to deal with the massive changes that…

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3 Ways To Delegate Difficult Tasks

Delegation skills are necessary for effective leadership and productivity within your department. The ability to understand the company’s goals and break them down into manageable tasks is imperative to getting things done on time and correctly. (more…)

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25 Reasons Why Your Staff Are Leaving

Employee turnover is a challenge that companies have to tackle to promote productivity, efficiency and employee satisfaction. When employees get hired only to move on from their positions weeks or months later, projects get stalled and other staff members have to pick up the slack.…

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