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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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As a small business owner it is not unusual to dread summer holidays; this is the most popular time of the year for employees to request leave and these leave requests and employee absences from the office can make it hard to manage the business. In this blog post we have put together some ways

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Here at KJHR Consulting we work with lots of companies to help them support health and wellbeing in their workplaces. This may be through looking at what they currently do and how we can improve it, or helping business owners introduce health and wellbeing programs into the workplace. Research shows that just 8% of organisations

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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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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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