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How To Combat Unacceptable Behaviour In The Workplace

June 23, 2018

In light of recent allegations in both Hollywood and in business it's important to take a look at our own businesses to see how we can stop all forms of conflict and harassment. In this article we take a look at how widespread harassment and bullying is in the workplace and what your company needs to do to tackle it. … Read More »

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Build Business Relationships With Your Customers

June 5, 2018 by Siddhata Khatri

Building a relationship with your customer base is a must if you would like to grow your business. We all remember a bad experience which is why it's so important to give our customer's good experiences - but how do we go about this? In this article we take a look at a few ways to build better customer relationships. … Read More »

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Benefits And Challenges Of Friendship In The Workplace

May 9, 2018 by Adela Belin

When you spend most of your week with the same people, you develop a bonding with them. There is a very fine line between friends and colleagues and can often be interchanged. Colleagues at offices that are friendly make office hours enjoyable. Your interests might match with theirs. However, overstepping boundaries with people at work can cause tension, miscommunication, and distractions. So, What are the benefits and challenges and why are workplace friendships so important? … Read More »

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Tackling Tricky Behaviour At Work: Asserting Your Authority

May 2, 2018

It’s not easy being the boss. Sure, you want to be liked by your employees, but you also need to be tough to get things done. A boss that is too likeable can be thought of as a soft touch, which could lead to employees taking advantage or important developments being missed.   Some instances […] … Read More »

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5 Effective Ways To Motivate Your Employees

March 29, 2018 by Lauren Wiseman

Recognising your employee's performance is a great way to increase their motivation and improve retention rates. An unhappy employee is an unproductive one and in this article, Lauren Wiseman looks at 5 simple ways you can motivate your employees and help increase their job satisfaction and productivity. … Read More »

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How to Show Your Boss You’re Valuable (Without Becoming a Sycophant)

March 12, 2018 by Audrey Robinson

Nobody likes a suck up, but sometimes you have to spelling how awesome you are out to people. There's a fine line with letting people know your achievements and value and coming across as a brown nose so Audrey Robinson looks at a few ways you can show your boss your worth without annoying them or (more importantly) your co-workers. … Read More »

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Employee Well-Being: Here’s How Managers Can Play A Role

February 21, 2018 by Evie Harrison

A lot of businesses concentrate on profits as a measure of success, but employee motivation is also major indicator in how well your company is doing. In this article Evie Harrison looks at 5 ways you, as a manager, can improve emplyee motivation and increase profits and productivity. … Read More »

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Five Ways To Win At Office Politics Without Being Bad

January 29, 2018 by Adela Belin

We will all have to deal with conflict in the workplace at some point in our career, the question is: How do you deal with it? In this article Adela Belin gives you five tips on what to do if conflict arises in your office and the repercussions of getting too involved. … Read More »

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Keeping Up Professional Appearances

January 25, 2018

You can learn how to balance the books or find the next "big thing" that will sell like hotcakes but if you're not professional in your business dealings or with customers your business will be doomed to fail. In this article we look at 3 small things you can do to come across as more professional to you customers, suppliers and colleagues. … Read More »

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