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    Easy does it: How a trend to slow down could reduce work-related stress

Easy does it: How a trend to slow down could reduce work-related stress

Good mental health helps us to think, feel and act in a way that enables us to successfully overcome challenges, enjoy life and ultimately be happier – both at home and at work.
Yet, in our current high-tech performance-driven world, we often feel that ongoing stress is the price [...]

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    Virtual Teams Part 2: A Workable Approach to Managing Remote Staff

Virtual Teams Part 2: A Workable Approach to Managing Remote Staff

Do you have a strategy for managing virtual teams?
The trends, motivations and statistics behind the rise in remote working in last week’s blog highlighted why thinking about remote working is an important business consideration. As a manager, you will undoubtedly be faced with challenges that come with managing [...]

In Memory of Mike Wood

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Mike Wood, the Vice-President of Predictive Advantage, has passed away on Wednesday, 30 March 2016, after a long battle with cancer.
 

Mike joined the business in 2004 when the office in Harrogate opened and was key in establishing [...]

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    Positive and Negative: The Power of Mindset in the Workplace

Positive and Negative: The Power of Mindset in the Workplace

Have you ever considered the incredible effects of mindsets on the ways in which our brains operate? Recent research is quite fascinating; in short, we can apparently change the way our brains work on a physical level, simply by altering the things that we think and talk about! On [...]

Your Sales Journey Starts When Your Prospect Says “No”

Selling to interested buyers is easy; the challenge comes when your prospect utters the word ‘No’. Rather than shrug your shoulders and accept it, fight to overcome those sales objections. Some sales people are eager to take on the challenge when the client says ‘No’.

 
Choose wisely
First of [...]

10 Lightning Fast Points for Building a New Business

Starting or taking over a business can be a complete waste of your time…         …unless you have a clear vision and plan of action. Then it could turn out to be the most rewarding thing you’ll ever do.

Having a product or service whichyou are intensely [...]

How Safe Is Your Workforce From The Shadow Of Stress?

Workplace stress isn’t easy to define, but we all know what it feels like when it happens.
Fatigue, anxiety, lack of focus and feelings of hopelessness and despair are all common when suffering from work-related stress.

Not to mention the migraines, stomach problems and physical symptoms which often accompany stress [...]

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    Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

As the economy bites harder, and as the job market experiences the full effects right across the UK and Europe, the competition for vacant positions has inevitably increased dramatically.

This also means that your hiring managers have to trawl through many more CVs to find the finest talent in [...]

5 Ways That The Unhappy Worker Destroys Your Bottom Line

In this post I want to explore why it’s just as important for you as a boss to do everything in your power to keep your people from slipping into the abyss of workplace disengagement and demotivation.

You might want to pay attention, because the unhappy worker can have a profoundly [...]

Are You Using Personality Data To Manage Your Virtual Team?

If you’ve ever been responsible for the success (or failure) of a team before, then you’ll know how difficult it can be to get each member firing on all cylinders and working together in harmony and unison – developing seriously effective teams can certainly be a huge hurdle.

The Challenges [...]