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8 Ways To Improve Your Management Skills

November 8, 2018

Just because you're in charge of people doesn't mean that you're going to get the best from them - you need to lead rather than manage on occasion. This article looks at 8 ways you can move from manager to leader and get the best from your employees. … Read More »

People Skills

How to Survive and Thrive as a New Manager

July 24, 2018 by Annick Nuyens

If you're lucky enough to be promoted you may think to yourself "Do I deserve it?" Well, my first thought would be "Yes, of course!" unless you're a complete brown-nosing sycophant you earned this! If you're a new manager then this guide will help you learn to thrive and grown in your role and inspire those who now work for you. … Read More »

People Skills

5 Team Building Events That Are Not “Trust Falls”

July 17, 2018 by John Tarr

In this ariticle John takes a look at some team building exercises you can take part in to build trust, motivation and productivity with your workforce that are a bit different from the usual "trust falls" you're normally asked to do on company training days … Read More »

People Skills

5 Easy Ways to Improve Teamwork in the Workplace

July 4, 2018

If your team isn't happy working with each then your business is doomed to fail - your customers will go elsewhere and you'll lose experienced members of staff as well. In this article we look at how you can improve team motivation on your business. … Read More »

People Skills

10 Leadership Tips for Successfully Accommodating a Stressful Workload

June 29, 2018

Contrary to the old adage that says, “having too much business is never a bad problem to have,” it is indeed possible for a company to lose clients and customers or fail altogether in the event that it cannot accommodate the demand satisfactorily. When the pace and volume of work becomes overwhelming, it can be […] … Read More »

People Skills

Easy but Helpful Ways To Become An Inspirational Leader

June 26, 2018 by Jennifer Scott

Leadership isn't just about throwing your weight around and shouting order, it's about managing your team and projects effectively, being a good communicator and (perhaps most importantly) being a good listener. In this article Jennifer Scott looks at some simple ways you can improve your leadership skills. … Read More »

Life Hacks

How To Avoid 8 Common Traps In Decision Making

June 14, 2018 by Marina Pilipenk

The true blame for the worst decisions in business is on the decision maker. External factors play a secondary role. But what is the source of mistakes? In this article Marina Pilipenk looks at the 8 traps you might fall in to when making decisions which will help you avoid them in the future. … Read More »

Career Development

10 Essential Office Skills

May 24, 2018 by Joan Selby

In this article. Joan Selby looks at 10 skills you need for the office that you may not have thought as important. From analysing data to being humble, there's some real food for thought on this list. … Read More »

People Skills

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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