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Organisational Management Review Launch

Change is ongoing in all businesses today, on some level. As the world advances, organisations must do the same to keep ahead of the tide. For some companies this involves small adjustments, however many are faced with large scale organisational change, and they simply aren’t equipped to handle it.

The [...]

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    The Power of Persuasion: Building Influence in the Workplace

The Power of Persuasion: Building Influence in the Workplace

Have you ever sat and wondered how some people seem to be able to persuade others to do anything? It can be awe inspiring to see this particular skill at work, but there are simple techniques that you can apply that will help you to build influence quite easily. [...]

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    Trust in the Workplace: We Can’t Work Together with Suspicious Minds

Trust in the Workplace: We Can’t Work Together with Suspicious Minds

Do you trust your employees, and crucially, do they trust you?
We hear a lot about how trust is vital to personal relationships, but professional relationships depend upon trust just as much. Without it, things start to fall apart quickly.

Ernst and Young have conducted a survey which has found [...]

Do You Have a Strategy for Managing Virtual Teams? Part 1

Part 1: Why is thinking about remote working important?
This first section of this two-part blog highlights reasons why it is useful for your business to think about your approach to remote working now.  Next week’s blog will ponder some considerations that might serve as a starting point for [...]

Does Your Talent Pipeline Have a Leak that Needs Fixing?

Like an increasing number of managers or HR professionals, you might be discovering the growing importance of developing a truly watertight talent pipeline, and how this can positively impact on the long-term future of your company and your workforce.
Developing a talent pipeline involves a company creating a flow [...]

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    Can you find any positives when managing after layoffs & redundancies?

Can you find any positives when managing after layoffs & redundancies?

As some sectors of the global economy are recovering from the financial crises that erupted in 2007, others continue to struggle. Recently the British steel industry issued a hard-hitting reminder and announced that more than one in six workers will lose their jobs. Companies of all sizes continue to [...]

Women in Leadership: Anita Roddick

Much has been written about the late, great Dame Anita Roddick, visionary founder of the Body Shop, ethical British business leader and socially-poised entrepreneur extraordinaire.

This could be partly due to the fact that she founded and grew one of the most iconic and successful British brands of the 21st [...]