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It’s important to start by remembering that continuous improvement is not a “one off event” it is a continuous cycle of improvement. There are in fact six core principles of continuous improvement in your workplace, and it is essential that these are communicated to and with every member of your team. To achieve continuous improvement

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This morning I did a talk at a networking event – Creative Networking talking to other self employed people about what is motivation. Although most of the time I talk to businesses about Motivational Maps, being self employed and understanding what motivates ourselves is still very important. Motivation is a noun that means – a

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When it comes to retaining the employees in your business, there are lots of things you can do, but we are focusing on just these three which are quite straightforward to introduce if you are not doing them already; Provide development opportunities Recognition for a job well done Give them the skills to do the

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Given the current employment and labour market, there are a lot of discussions around managing the talent within a business and the need for a talent management strategy. Research shows that 85% of HR Executives feel that competing for talent is their single greatest challenge – so once you have won over that talent how

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Performance Reviews are often one of those tasks that go on a to-do list and then they go on the next to-do list, then the next to-do list for many businesses. Business Owners and managers often feel that they have more important things, or more time sensitive things to do, that means performance reviews are

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It has been many years since I had attended the Annual CIPD conference but after last year and seeing the many “tweets” whilst it was going on, I was determined to visit this year. I had decided just to go for one day and planned in the seminars I wanted to attend in advance, really

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