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How to bounce back

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Despite the gloom and the pressures individuals can do something for themselves. Survival at work – or anywhere else for that matter – relies on personal attributes like the ability to self-manage and to find a sense of purpose out of apparent chaos and disorder.

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Stop trying and start doing

Do you ever catch yourself prefacing your good intentions with “I’ll try…”?

We all have lists of things we haven’t got round to doing anything about yet. It doesn’t matter how important these are or how serious you are, if you are not making anything happen they mean nothing.

If you are really serious about making things happen for yourself this post tells you one really vital thing you must do.

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Walking on eggshells, how to discuss sensitive issues

Difficult conversations

Most of us are careful about how we tackle sensitive issues with colleagues and family members. This article provides some pointers on how to go about raising a subject you have been avoiding, to help tackle delicate matters in a productive, fair and balanced way, and to be sure of getting the results you need. Getting the other person’s attention, striking the right note and ensuring that something changes is the challenge.

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Accusations of bullying may be wrong

Nobody wins when accusations of bullying are based on a misunderstanding of what the term means.
Knee-jerk reactions based on misuse of the term do harm and conceal genuine cases of bullying.

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What do you want employee training to do?

Staff Training, employee training

What do you want employee training to do? It’s all very well using words like ‘inspire’, ‘motivate’ and ‘engage’, but these don’t describe what attendees should be able to do differently, or better, as a result of their training.

Understanding your outcomes before you book the training will help you design content that works, and save money.

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Tweet for Spring

Spring is here and the birds have started up, so this seems the right time for me to begin tweeting. I experimented with Twitter some time back and now I’m starting to use it. Proper business people would probably call this delay an ‘extended evaluation period’, but the truth is that I just couldn’t make […]

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