Starting your career? Some points to consider. . .

In our business we get to talk a lot about “careers”.  This is a hot topic in our home at the moment; not only for our 20 year old son, who has moved away from home to further his education, but also for our daughter who has just chosen her  GCSE options. There is some […]

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Business strategy – this one’s a winner

Well, this past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me. However, through all the different things that I have had going on, one simple statement made by our car salesman; Jamie, has stuck in my head; “It doesn’t matter what car we sell, we all get the same commission.” I believe that […]

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What type of leader are you?

My husband has been looking to move on in his career lately, this has got me thinking about the people that I have worked for over the years.  I’ve thought a lot about what makes some managers great and others so rotten.  Until the day I die I will remember at least two people from […]

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6 Productive and easy work Resolutions for 2015

2015 has arrived, and it’s back to work!  What picture are you going to make this year?  Do you want it to look like all the other years – or will it stand out? New year often brings a fresh start, new ideas and new goals. This means experiencing the challenges of meeting goals that we set for […]

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Five ways to do Employee Engagement Wrong

Here are five common ways in which organisations manage to get employee engagement wrong…and which lead to the opposite result, because the aren’t actually about engagement, merely re-labelled as such. 1. Doing Employee Engagement TO your Staff. A fundamental tenet of employee engagement is that it is employees who become engaged whilst their employer creates […]

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