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The Root Cause of Conflict

Nobody likes conflict at work, yet 4 out of 10 UK employees report being involved in some form of interpersonal conflict at work in the last 12 months (CIPD survey of 2,193 people). So what is causing this and how can managers improve the situation? (more…)
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Training Trends for 2018

According to recent research carried out by City & Guilds, 87% of employers struggle to recruit staff who have the skills they need and, of these, 38% highlight management roles as the hardest to fill. So what skills are missing? And what can you do about it? Results from a global survey carried out by…
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Habits To Build A Winning Team

Anyone charged with leading a team of people, whether you are a supervisor or the CEO, wants their team to be a winning team. After all, your success is built on the success of your team. This is the first of a series of planned articles on habits to build a winning team. We hope…
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Are Your Managers Too Busy to Manage?

A good manager is defined by what he or she does, not what they are. Simply promoting someone and giving them the job title of “manager” does not automatically mean that they will be a good one. (more…)
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Changing Your Habits

Habits, we all have them! On any given day our habits account for about 40 percent of our behaviours, according to researchers at Duke University. They are those small decisions we make and actions we perform without even thinking about them. They shape the type of person we are and how effective or successful we…
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Account Management Could Be Bad For Your Health

It can happen that sales people targeted with managing a key account in their territory can focus on this activity to an unhealthy degree. They spend all of their time on this large account and sales are good. However, in the process, other important customers and prospects are neglected. Concentrating too much on a few…
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Training for Success

One of the biggest challenges facing businesses today is the ever changing business landscape. Organisations need to transform rapidly, but often try to do this without implementing effective training. As a result, many workers simply aren’t getting the professional development they need to learn new skills in order to be productive and effective. In a…
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How to Motivate People

People are at the centre of any business and every manager needs to know how they can build effective teams that improve their company’s bottom line. This means they must get to know what makes the people in their team “tick”. (more…)
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The Leadership Journey

In a previous blog we identified that it is good to ask ourselves whether we are good leaders, as only by asking ourselves this question can we recognise the need to continuously improve our leadership skills. In this blog we look at the five areas all effective leaders focus on in order to continuously improve…
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Am I a Good Leader?

Whether you are the CEO of a global empire, or have just accepted your first team leader position one question you may be asking yourself is “Am I a good leader?” If you are, then you are not alone. (more…)
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