Breaking the ice: successfully integrating a new employee

If your company has recruited a new employee, it can be difficult to welcome them into the team without introducing them to each member of staff one by one. A great way to make them feel welcomed is to arrange a team building event. By doing this, everyone can have fun and get to know Read more…

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Why You Should Try Something New

In business, it’s common for people to stick with tried and tested methods, or follow certain processes. Often, they don’t do this because it is the most efficient way; but because historically that is just how things have been done.

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Tips for encouraging teamwork

Being able to facilitate good teamwork requires effort, experience, and the right management structure within a business. However, there are ways that you can begin to strengthen your team and get everyone working together on the same page.

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How to motivate your team in 5 simple steps

Being able to motivate your team in the right way can have a big impact on the performance of the team and the general atmosphere in the workplace. To help you motivate your team, we have outlined 5 simple steps to follow to help give your team a bit of a boost. 

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Alternative Ideas for a Christmas Do

Whilst many of us assume that squeezing into a crowded restaurant is the only option for a team Christmas party, this is not the only way! We’ve got a selection of alternative Christmas do ideas for you to try with your teams.

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5 tips to make your Christmas party memorable in the right way

The annual Christmas party is often seen as a chance to let a year’s worth of tension out in one go. But there are risks of it going downhill quite quickly! We’ve got 5 ways you can give staff a memorable Christmas party, with no spills but all the thrills:  1. Encourage people to mingle rather Booking a meal Read more…

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Dos and Don’ts for good one to one meetings for your team

Feedback and the ability to discuss current working needs is crucial for the development of staff. However, many of us in a managerial position often find ourselves avoiding taking the time to commit to regular check-in sessions with team members despite knowing the benefits it can bring. Some of the best leaders have one-to-ones with Read more…

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Is lack of sleep affecting your performance at work?

Most of us understand that sleep is just as important for our health as exercise and eating a balanced diet. What you might not realise is just how much of an impact that a lack of sleep can have on your performance at work.

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How to scrap lengthy meetings for better productivity

More often than not, meetings leave us feeling bored or deflated. They are long, boring, and can be so disorganised that it feels like a complete waste of time. In the modern business world, there is no need for lengthy meetings that see little results and have no positive impact on productivity. Instead, take a look Read more…

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The power of taking time to reflect

To be more effective and productive, you sometimes need to take a step back and review things- past successes, future plans, and perhaps those which didn’t go as expected. But how often do you take time out to properly reflect on your business?

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