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The start to any new year, both in your personal life or within business, can be the ideal opportunity to make plans, outline intentions and make a positive start. Many businesses do use the new year as part of their performance management cycle, to set business goals and objectives for the teams that cascade out

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Resilience is about adapting to change and dealing with challenging situations. Personal resilience is about your behaviours, how you react to these situations and how you can look at situations positively to overcome and move on from them. We all deal with pressure in different ways, some may immediately see a given situation as stressful

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Line Managers should be the vital asset in your business, you are trusting them to deliver internal communication and manage your employees on a daily basis. But how well are your line managers managing? A good line manager will be someone in your team that allows people to play to their strengths and can motivate

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Workplace stress and mental wellbeing are two things that are being spoken about lost in recent years while companies work hard to reduce workplace stress in their employees and encourage mental wellbeing.  Many business owners are looking to flexible working for their employees as this enables them to work at their optimum times. In every

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It seems in the workplace now that change is just an accepted way of working that everything is continually evolving with changes in structures, the way services are provided to customers or just a business strategy that plans in constant change. This can very demanding on individual employees and managers who need to ensure that

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Like us, we are sure you have seen the latest buzz term ‘employee engagement’ all over the place; it’s mentioned in the workplace, in the media, in most of your emails, by HR experts, recruitment professionals and many others and it is very easy to become inundated with exciting ‘employee engagement’ ideas – but how

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We all start the new year with plans, ideas and goals of things we want to achieve, whether they are written down or just in your head, both personally and for business. If you are running a business do you share these with your team or do you look at your team to support you

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Some of us have heard and even used the quote that Teamwork Makes The Dream Work or that TEAM stands for Together Everyone Achieves More – but what are the actual benefits of teamwork in a workplace? Good Teamwork Boosts Productivity When a team work together they can share the workload between them with different

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We have previously mentioned how important it is to recognise your employees for their hard work as this helps encourage staff motivation and engagement which leads to retaining talent and a lower staff turnover, along with a more productive workforce. We know that each employee is different and motivated by different things so it means

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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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