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/Nigel Walpole Top tips to help you beat procrastination

Top tips to help you beat procrastination
Wednesday October 22, 2014

The word ‘procrastination’ comes from the Latin - ‘pro’ meaning ‘towards’ and ‘cras’ meaning ‘tomorrow’, but sadly I don’t think ‘tination’ means ‘to put off!’ Actually, I don’t want to trivialise this – people suffer from it. Procrastination can make people unhappy and can even become a hazard to personal health and productivity.

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/Jane Hulme Working smarter together as a team

Working smarter together as a team
Friday October 17, 2014

We all know the old adage, “work smarter, not harder”. I have a different saying “Work smarter as a team and not harder as individuals”. Instead of being robotic in how I approach tasks, I try to be thoughtful and always ask myself if a task can be done more efficiently as a team rather than as an individual.

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/Stephanie Morgan It's time to stop ignoring the facts

It's time to stop ignoring the facts
Thursday October 2, 2014

It seems perfectly obvious to me, as an L&D professional, that when someone is promoted into a management role there is quite a high chance that they will not have the skills or knowledge required to hit the ground running and be able to effectively manage their teams.

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/Denise Campbell Get out of their way

Get out of their way
Monday September 29, 2014

As you start to get out of your own way things start to flow more easily for you. Let’s think about building a coaching approach into managing others by getting out of their way.

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/Nigel Walpole Maximising Attendance on Training Courses

Maximising Attendance on Training Courses
Friday September 26, 2014

Have you ever wondered how to increase the number of people who want to attend learning events, have participants who know what they want to get from those events and get people to provide feedback on how an event has improved their performance?

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