Avoid Email Tyranny!

June 8, 2017

Avoid Email Tyranny! Ten Top Tips for getting the best out of your Inbox and Outbox. Ping! Turn your email client off. Pick the moment at which you’ll be interrupted.   What a fool! Never criticise anyone in email, and avoid technical debates.  Use face-to-face meetings or ‘phone calls instead.   c.c. Hell! Be judicious … Continue reading Avoid Email Tyranny!

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How to Get That Job!

June 1, 2017

Looking for a job can sometimes feel like a daunting and stressful process.  If you are looking for a job, here are some tips which may make the search a little easier. Who are you and what have you got going for you? We know your CV will be an effective document if it summarises … Continue reading How to Get That Job!

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10 Tips on Performance Turnaround

May 11, 2017

10 Tips on Performance Turnaround There are lots of costs and risks of failing to deal with under-performance or conduct issues.  Here are some tips on performance turnaround which may help minimize these risks. Don’t Procrastinate  Act Now. If you are unhappy with performance, act while it can still be turned around. No surprises. Letting … Continue reading 10 Tips on Performance Turnaround

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The Role of Line Managers

March 10, 2016

Line managers have a crucial role to play in people development and are vital in helping a member of their team transition the learning from the classroom to the workplace. Some are less than clear on the role they can play when a team member is being trained.  Others, are less than happy about losing … Continue reading The Role of Line Managers

What’s the Plan?

March 10, 2016

Gant, PERT, WBS, Critical Path … technical planning methodologies, all have their use. This technical side of Planning has recently come in for some flak where it was likened to a ritual rain dance;  it has no effect on the weather but those who engage in it think it does. Much of the advice related … Continue reading What’s the Plan?

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Do I Need to Manage Talent?

March 10, 2016

Why is talent management so important? Talent management is very important for a number of reasons. Talent Management is about people – without people your organisation would not exist. It’s also the biggest investment in an asset an organisation makes year in, year out (check out your annual salary bill). You have to understand where … Continue reading Do I Need to Manage Talent?

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