Posts tagged with: "Management"

5 tips for retaining the best people in your company

People Management

Posted on December 20th, 2012

What is the most valuable asset in your company? The expensive IT equipment that is kept under lock and key in your office? Your office space itself? Or perhaps you think that the most prized possession of your workplace is the stock that you hold? In fact, there is nothing more valuable to an organisation… Read more »


Business in the 21st century: technology and new opportunities

Mobile Devices

Posted on August 24th, 2012

New technologies = New opportunities   Any business that is not keeping abreast of the latest movements in the technology world is missing a trick. Netbooks, smartphones and tablet computers are now all essential pieces of business kit that can help to increase productivity and innovation. It’s improving business communications, leading to effective decision making,… Read more »


Your business needs fewer, better meetings

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Posted on June 18th, 2012

Do you ever find yourself in back to back meetings? Maybe even meetings about meetings? We’ve all been there, desperately trying to action key tasks within our business roles, but struggling with time because we just spend so much time in meetings. Think of the impact of this on your business efficiency and costs. It’s… Read more »


Planning Approach Vs. Innovative Thinking

Thinking outside the box

Posted on May 24th, 2012

“But it’s not in the plan!” How many times have you found yourself saying this in business? After all, why bother putting a strategic or business plan together in the first place if you are not going to stick with it? Sure, it can be frustrating when your plans don’t match up with the reality… Read more »


Stay positive for the upturn (it’ll help you beat the downturn!)

business economy downturn

Posted on February 22nd, 2012

As businesses are forced to face up to the economic and political challenges presented by changing landscapes and the global downturn, there are still opportunities for them to succeed and grow. But, with today’s economy as it is, they all have to work harder than before to stay successful until the upturn happens naturally. In… Read more »


The (economic) times are a-changing. Here’s how Local Authorities and the Third Sector can keep up.

economic times changing

Posted on October 17th, 2011

With the current economic climate changing on an almost daily basis, the pressure is on for virtually every business organisation on the planet to keep pace. But for Local Authorities and Third Sector organisations, it’s even more important to have the right management and financial structures in place as their razor sharp margins and recent… Read more »


Management Innovation – the advice you really need to hear.

management innovation

Posted on September 7th, 2011

The key to innovation in management today is about helping organisations to best tackle the issues of the day, let go of old practices and old ideas, and to revamp themselves into a business that’s ready for the future. Sounds tricky, right? It doesn’t have to be, if you take the right kind of advice…. Read more »


Poor management: how it can cost your business.

writing cheque

Posted on July 25th, 2011

“Our people are our most important assets.” If you’re anything like us, you’ll have heard that statement a million times, from everyone from small business owners right through to HR managers of giant corporations. Our view is that it’s OK saying it, and it’s great if you believe it… but it’s only really worth something… Read more »



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