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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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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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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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I don’t feel that managing performance can be a one-off annual event when a manager fills two-three days of their diary by cramming in all the employees for their annual performance review; I don’t feel that works, instead I think that managing performance should be a continuous cycle. By creating a continuous performance management process

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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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Feedback is a crucial part of allowing and helping a member of your team to change or improve their performance. Without effective feedback team members will know which behaviours are acceptable and which are not. It is important to note that feedback is not positive reinforcement, although it will often have a positive impact on

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