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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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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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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 importance of encouraging your team to get outside

Many of us will have every intention of adding some adventure to our lives but when it comes to actually fitting this in we fall flat, despite the health benefits that come from being outside. Having time out and time to enjoy the great outdoors is vital for our mental health. From a business perspective, Read more…

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Why we shouldn’t just apply the brakes this bank holiday

A Bank Holiday weekend offers the chance of having a 3 or 4 day period to just stop and breathe. These Bank Holidays should result in a more rested and energised workforce but it seems most of us are using these long weekends to play catch up.  In the modern world, we are always attracted Read more…

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What to remember when investing in team building

Team building hasn’t always had a good reputation and often the phrase “team building” leaves employees cringing and wanting to run for the nearest exit. Despite its reputation, team building is a really important investment for businesses. It gets teams away from their desks, builds trust, encourages communication and highlights attributes of team members. There Read more…

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Why having fun is important for business

There are some businesses that will try and discourage fun in the workplace and who will steer clear of fun in the workplace or external team building activities, fearing that it could cause too much distraction and negatively impact the overall performance of staff. By doing so, these companies are missing out on a number Read more…

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Stop working and start seeking out the stories

Everybody loves a good story and storytelling can be found in a range of forms, from books and movies to office jokes and music. It is ingrained into everyday life and each of us has our own preferred style of storytelling, but the importance of stories is how they can shape us and teach us. This Read more…

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