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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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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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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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Steve Jobs Quotes: Top Ten Business Quotes

I saw this article on top Steve Jobs Quotes on RealBusiness.com and thought that I would love to share them with you. Steve Jobs Quotes I just wanted to pick some out and comment on them from an intrapreneurial perspective,

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Free Webinar: “What is A Modern Intrapreneur?”

Discover The New Definition of Being an Intrapreneur! In January 2012 I’ll be hosting a free webinar to share and discuss some thoughts on what is a ‘Modern intrapreneur‘. You see it strikes me that there is a real need

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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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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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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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