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Making Ideas Happen (Business Development Videos)

This video, inspired by Scot Belsky’s book “Making Ideas Happen”, highlights some useful strategies to ensure that ideas are not just generated but implemented too…

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Trust Conference with Stephen M.R. Covey (Speed of Trust)

Would  you  be  interested  in  learning  about  just  one  thing  that  will change  everything  in  your  organisation  for  the  better? This  autumn,  New  York  Times  and  #1  Wall  Street  Journal  best  seller  Steven  M  R  Covey  is coming  to  London  for  the  Trust  Conference.  His  book ‘The SPEED of Trust’ has  changed  the landscape  of  how  we  look  at  the  way  we  do  business. Statistics  show  that  a  lack  of  trust  is  30%  of  the  reason  why  corporations  are  failing.  As  a  key  leader, manager and/or HR professional you  can  understand  the  importance  of  trust  and  communication.  Do  other  people  in your  organisation?  Trust  doesn’t  have  to  be  sidelined  to  HR  but  should  be  an  innovative function  at  the  heart  of  your  business. Stephen  M  R  Covey  has  been  addressing  this  topic  for  years.  He  is  the  foremost  thought  leader on  using trust  to  transform  organisations  and  has  toured  the  world  helping  businesses  use  trust to  its  greatest  effect. This  is  your  chance  to  hear   Stephen  M  R  Covey speak. Stephen  M  R  Covey   has  found  skilful  and  flexible  ways  to  build  trust  and  use  it  in  large  organisations  that  will: • Improve  sales  and  overall  financial  performance. • Increase  productivity  and  efficiency. • Reduce  absence  and  the  turnover  of  staff. Would  this  benefit  your  organisation?  If  so,  you  don’t  want  to  miss  the  Trust  Conference.  Come along  and  learn from Stephen  M  R  Covey how  to  build  trust  and  transform  your relationships  as  well  as  your  organisation. There are also some other fantastic thought leaders speaking:

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What is your top barrier to delegation?

Could you do more delegation? Answer the delegation poll We all know how important it is to delegate yet often leaders and managers don’t do it as often as they could. The negative impact of this can include: Miss out on staff development

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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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Smart Goals 2012: A Different Perspective…

I know, I know, another article about the New Year and smart goals, well hey, it’s January! This one however has something a bit different for you… A different perspective on smart goals As you are well aware, many people

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A Gift For You and Your Business

talent management

More Than talent management Today, I would like you to think about you and your gifts and talents – your own talent management. It’s so easy in a world where we are taught to focus on our weaknesses at school,

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Why is Business Success like American Idol Success?

OK, i know that may seem like a strange statement, stay with me and I’ll explain what I mean… One minute in to this video and you’ll hear the producer Jimmy say that “To have control, excitement and passion at

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