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Beyond Work – Tips For Integrating Various Areas Of Your Life
Work is generally an important part of life; that however, does not mean you put your personal life by the[...]
How we helped John get his membership fees reimbursed as a business expense
We responded to our member's request to help him put the case to his boss that his membership of the[...]
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…
This is my local beach and as the old ditty goes, "oh I do like to be beside the seaside, oh[...]
My Beliefs Blinded Me, Where Do Yours Blind You?
I want to point out something not obvious to many people.What you believe creates (by influence) the world you live[...]
How Member Turns Fees Into 7-Fold Profit… In 3 Weeks!
Members are turning their membership investment into a significant profit within just weeks of joiningFor people willing to put in[...]
Why The Question “Are You Busy? Really £*!€’s Me Off?
I often get asked “are you busy?” when meeting with someone.I am sure you do too. It seems to have[...]
Dealing With Gossip In The Workplace
We have just released guidance into the membership area that explains how to handle gossip in the workplace.  Both as[...]
How Do Great Managers Focus in this Age of Distraction?
How do you focus in this age of distraction...Within the online hub we have created simple guidance that includes an[...]
Valuing Your Time, The Daily Commute & Which Job To Take!
How do you go about valuing your time? Have you ever thought about it at all?While it’s easy to waste[...]
Taking useful meeting notes and how to get them out pronto!
I’d care to bet that no one on the planet loves to write up meeting notes, and then type them[...]
Ever had the thought “should I be disciplining him/her over this?”
The purpose of the disciplinary procedure is to encourage employees to achieve and maintain the required standards of conduct at[...]
Why you need to fire people fast and hire them slow.
Most business people take an age to let someone go that isn’t working out.They manage like they go to the[...]
Resources you likely never thought you’d benefit from – part 1…
This is a summary of the content added in recent months.  Not not even the list of discussions taking place! No.[...]
How Something As Simple As Dust Sheets Can Equal Client Happiness
If your clients had a better experience of working with your company, then I believe everyone benefits. Your clients, your[...]
The 3 People You Need to Focus on to Become More Successful
What’s the secret to success? Ask that question, and you might as well be asking, “What’s the best way to[...]
Finger Pointing Is Not The Answer To YOUR Staff Leaving.
So, staff are leaving. Well, what can I say. I did see this coming a mile off and wrote about[...]
Basics to Consider Before Adding More People to the Payroll
More people working for you means more budget. Generally more budget begets more power. But more power isn't a good[...]
Beware of Bonuses Becoming Obligations
Within our Membership Site we have been celebrating the success of Anne, one of our members who has successfully negotiated[...]
Don’t want the pain of your best people leaving? Consider this.
I have noticed how much time is used talking about talent, only for people to make the same mistakes with[...]
Does The Tail Wag The Dog In Your Business?
I have not written for a while as I have been busy settling in with new clients, but I have[...]
Warning If You Need Your Staff To Drive!
In the UK from today, drivers found using mobile phones face 6 points, £200 fine with no chance of remedial[...]
Want to Double your Employee Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things
This excellent article says that engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Not exactly sure where[...]
Business Awards Success (Again!) Woo Hoo
Fred Hood - Owner/MDMcNally & Thompson (Electrical Contractors) We were of course delighted that one of our clients, Fred from[...]
Trust Me – One Size Does Not Fit All!
I make no apologies for the image used here – used rather creatively I think to highlight a point that[...]
Your 4-Step Process to Being a Better Manager and Still Have a Life
First one in, last one out.When you’re heading up a department or leading a team, your days might be all[...]
The Workplace Managers Guide To Euro 2016
Its that time again. Sporting tournaments that become the most important thing in life!I myself have even taken to watching[...]
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Why Accessing Your Phone In A Meeting Is Not Smart
Why do so many people (especially the more successful people) find smartphone use in meetings to be inappropriate?According to an[...]
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How to Handle Awkward Hygiene Conversations as A Manager
Hygiene is an extremely personal concern. Why should you care, much less initiate a conversation about it with an employee?As[...]
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How To Screen Productive and Talented Employees When You Hire
A bad hire can cost your company £50,000 — at least 27 percent of companies surveyed by CareerBuilder have found[...]
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How Can You Tell If Employees Dislike Their Boss?
You may be the boss, director, senior manager, manager, team leader, supervisor – which ever role title you go by,[...]
Average Pay Report Released
The number crunchers at the National Office of Statistics have released their provisional report on the annual hours and earnings[...]
Things That Cause People To Secretly Rant In The Office!
Whatever the industry or profession, if you work in an office there are some daily occurrences we can all relate[...]