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How to thrive as a female leader

Stepping into a leadership role doesn’t mean you need to change your style drastically, and women and men generally do have slightly different challenges when they are in leadership positions. If you are a leader and a woman, by developing a few keys skills you can thrive as a leader and stay true to your personality...

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Does your business live up to its Values?

A lot of organisations have values statements. These are fairly easy to put together but not so easy for organisations to live up to. Companies we work with are constantly asking us to help them implement their values. There are some key reasons why businesses find this so hard...

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3 essential career skills that transcend qualifications

When you’ve worked hard for your professional qualifications, you’d like to think they provide you with guaranteed future career success. They are the foundation, but not the whole picture...

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Coaching Case Study - working with control issues

Helen was a well qualified, competent L&D Manager in the retail industry. Having reached the top end of middle-management she was looking to move up to a Director position but was disappointed not to get promotions on two occasions ...

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3 signs that bad behaviour is caused by stress

It can be hard as a manager, leader or HR professional when people do behaviour that is troublesome or difficult to know how best to handle it. We usually suggest that you spend some time trying to ascertain what’s behind the behaviour before deciding, but this can be easier said than done ...

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Is 2019 the year to make it happen?

Don’t wait until the new year to make big plans for 2019. Every year millions of us make New Years Resolutions that few people ever achieve. If you want to be different from the crowd, get thinking now about what you want to achieve and make a plan with these top tips:

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Why successful people are rarely perfectionists

Do you identify as a perfectionist - or know someone who believes it makes them or their team, more productive? The truth is - it’s often not the success enabler it’s thought to be. In fact it could be causing some pretty serious damage.

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The CEO Dilemma - how can I stop firefighting and focus on what I love?

We work with many CEO’s passionate about what their organisation does, but less so about the time pressures that come with leadership roles. People have a habit of looking to the top for solutions, so it’s no surprise that many CEO’s discover that people and organisational issues are the real time suckers.

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