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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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Talent Dynamics Video

I’ve had a few people recently say that they really wished I’d been with them in a meeting where they would like to recommend the work I do! They could tell that there were underlying problems that would be addressed

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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 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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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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Filmmaking in Flow…

This year I had a holiday with a difference. For a start, I didn’t have a very long journey, just in and out of Manchester every day to a filmmaking Boot Camp event so I could have fun, acting. It

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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 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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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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