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4 Top Reasons Employees Disengage

4 Top Reasons Employees Disengage Engaged employees can improve turnover, rates of productivity, customer satisfaction and just about everything in between – but similarly disengaged employees can have an adverse effect. There are a number of things that can either keep employees tuned in, or can cause them to switch off. By ensuring you are […]

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How to Ensure Top Performance Without Burning Out

Keeping Top Performers at their Maximum Level Without Burning Out It is sometimes easy, when we have an employee who always delivers, to put too much on their shoulders because we know they’ll come through. Being overloaded with work can lead to no time for the productive employee to recharge, and create a feeling of […]

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How to Communicate Difficult Decisions whilst Retaining a Positive Relationship with your Team To be an effective leader, mastering the art of…

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What to do When Someone Criticises you Unfairly

What to do When Someone Criticises you Unfairly No-one likes to be criticised but it happens to everyone at some point. It’s perfectly normal to react with strong feelings and expressions of embarrassment, anger, resentment or frustration. Before allowing your behaviour to become difficult for others it is worth taking a moment to consider: Why […]

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Managing Remote Teams: Pick Your People With Care

When dealing with Remote Teams – Pick Your People With Care Wade Foster is the co-founder and CEO of Zapier. This organisation successfully grew from a group of people who only even worked in the same city for three months; they never shared an office but they built a very successful commercial company entirely remotely. […]

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Three Techniques to Shorten Unexpected Visits

Three Techniques to Shorten Unexpected Visits and Interruptions “I want to be left alone” Greta Garbo 1) DND If you have your own office with a door you can put up a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign; this will shorten all but the most pressing of interruptions to the point that most people will actually come […]

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How To Identify Your Ideal Customer

How To Identify Your Ideal Customer So That You Don’t Waste Time on People Who Won’t Buy It may seem obvious, but identifying your ideal customer it is a critical factor in ensuring that you are investing your time and effort in the right way, rather than wasting time and money on pointless activity. There […]

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Creating Meaning in the Workplace

Why you Should Create Meaning in the Workplace, and How to do It The key to unlocking the true potential of your workforce lies with employee engagement. An effective leader can motivate employees to perform to desired standards and expectations, something that can drive productivity and profitability upwards whilst improving employee retention. Leaders need to […]

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How Transfer Decision-Making Power to your Team

Part of being an exceptional team leader is being able to delegate power and responsibility with confidence, knowing your team is capable of reaching the right decisions. For many, relinquishing power whilst being confident that performance won’t suffer can be tricky, but there are some ways in which you can ensure your team is ready […]

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