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Reaping The Rewards After Restructuring, Redeployment And Redundancy

For some people it must seem like a merry-go-round when they experience the upheaval of round after round of restructuring, redeployment and redundancies. Every few years the company is turned upside down and yet often doesn’t seem to gain the

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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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Could Becoming Intrapreneurs Make a Difference to Women Leaders?

An International Women’s Day Special for women leaders I was very interested to read some of the statistics below on weareequals.org* as part of International Women’s Day. Let me say before anyone gets riled up that I am not advocating that

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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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35% of UK Employees Experiencing an Unreasonable Level of Work Stress

Work Stress at a 4-year high I was shocked, yet not surprised that the report featured in HR Magazine revealed such a high figure of workplace stress. The impact of high work stress levels include increased absenteeism and lower productivity –

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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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Office Politics vs Performance

Picture this scenario: a group leaves the boardroom, dispersing into twos and threes towards their respective offices. The HR director and Communications Director are complaining about the Finance Director and how he wants to measure everything. “How can we measure

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