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What type of leader are you?
At some point, we have all worked with someone who made us feel weak, stupid or incompetent and it is likely that person got far less from us than our best effort. Similarly,...
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Employee engagement now “less engaging...
The mantra right now in HR circles is Employee Engagement.  Everybody is talking about it and we send out surveys to measure it but we’re not even sure what we’re...
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Developing a Pricing Strategy
Determining the right price for products or services can be one of the most difficult tasks for small business owners. Pricing too high or too low can crush a business. To set...
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Change Unwanted Habits
At this time of year, many of us will have made New Year resolutions, and we will be trying to form new habits or break old ones. Our careers are often defined by our...
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Female Entrepreneurial Power
The jury may still be out on whether 2014 was a breakout year for female entrepreneurs, but there are plenty of reasons to believe that women are finally cracking the glass...
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The Organogram
An organogram is the graphical representation of an organisation or structure, showing groups and departments and their interconnections and inter-responsibilities. The word...
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Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace
Technology has enabled us to interact with customers, vendors and employees around the world 24 hours a day. Even if your company’s marketplace is local, the chances are...
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The Art of Public Speaking
Whether it’s presenting to a board of executives or standing up at the annual staff get-together to offer some words of praise to a departing colleague, most people in...
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Social Media Etiquette Made Easy!
The final instalment of our guide to social media etiquetteChoose Your Friends CarefullyDon't friend, follow and collect contacts indiscriminately. Haphazard hoarding is...
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Telling a customer they are wrong!
Sometimes the customer is not right. They think your price is too high when it’s average for your market. They think a lousy competitor can give them better value. You...
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