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Top Tips for Giving Negative Feedback

Giving Negative Feedback A Modern intrapreneur will always look at the reality of a situation, including when somebody is not performing. I came across this article and thought it would be useful as there’s some great advice in there: 5 Tips

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You never listen! Why ignoring your team in Decision Making could land you in trouble…

Not Listening When decision making? Have you ever felt that your boss didn’t listen to you, or has your team ever accused you of not listening to them in decision making? Research now demonstrates that this indeed can be the

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Intrapreneurs: Top Ten Reasons Why Companies Fail to Keep Their Top Talent

Are Your intrapreneurs Leaving in Droves? I thought I’d share this Forbes.com article on ‘Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail to Keep Their Best Talent’ with you so you can ensure that as an intrapreneurial leader/manager you are not falling into

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Innovation alone won’t always bring success

Higher Quantity of innovation from Poorer Performing Companies I thought I’d share this interesting titbit from Business Insider on innovation in the article “The 10 Companies that invented the most things last year” It makes for fascinating reading because it

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Are you Doing This to Your Team?

Achieving Effective Teamwork – Really? I just had to share this article about teamwork that I came across on twitter. It really sums up the lack of respect that a lot of managers seem to hold for their team members. Or is

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The Surprising Truth about Employee Engagement…

How many people do you know that are miserable in their work? Even when people set up their own business it doesn’t always feel like the vision they created in their head before they made the leap… Its great that

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Stephen Covey: On Creating a Knowledge Worker Culture

From the Training Zone article interviewing Stephen Covey of “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” fame: “The industrial age model is kind of a top-down hierarchal command and control model and it doesn’t develop widespread competency throughout the organisation,” he

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One in Four Have No Respect for their Manager

In this HRZone.co.uk article it states that, “Just over a quarter of UK workers have no respect for their managers, while just under half fail to find them motivational, with staff in the North East of England being most disillusioned.”

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Clueless or Cowardice?

I was horrified to hear this story recently from a friend about their organisation. It really got me thinking about how leaders need to have the courage of their convictions and is a perfect example of how a lack of

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The surprising truth about what motivates us

This video is nearly 11 minutes long and I highly recommend that whoever you are and what job role you have that you stop what you’re doing and watch this. It contains so many nubs of brilliance I could probably

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