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3 Blocks to Performance Improvement

Do you block your Performance Improvement? The first block to Performance Improvement is very common and is when people don’t ask often enough for help. This could be because of a fear of rejection or because they don’t want to look

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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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How Olympian Are You?

This is a guest post from the creator of Talent Dynamics (and Wealth Dynamics, the entrepreneurial version), Roger James Hamilton, that I just had to share with you. Yet another example of how the underlying energies and cycles of Talent

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Take Action on International Day of Trust

Today is the International Day of Trust and I wanted to share some thoughts for those of you who are wondering how in a practical sense you can build more trust with your teams and clients. Stephen Covey in his

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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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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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