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  • 24 Jan 2015 Inspiring Change in Senior Teams

    Inspiring Change in Senior Teams

    During the middle of last year we were approached by a well established engineering company to help with the performance of their organisation. The business had some ambitious objectives, and to achieve them the CEO wanted to build his senior team from the bottom up.

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  • 17 Feb 2015 5 Tips for Coaching Senior Managers

    5 Tips for Coaching Senior Managers

    The more senior a manager becomes, the less feedback they are likely to encounter from within their organisation. This lack of feedback and constructive criticism can lead to blind-spots, and it often takes some external input for these problem areas to be recognised and acted upon.

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  • 24 Feb 2015 5 Steps for Creating a Culture of Coaching

    5 Steps for Creating a Culture of Coaching

    Businesses that gain the most from coaching, and really embrace the philosophy, are the ones that recognise coaching as an essential skill for all their managers to learn. When managers effectively coach the development of team members, the entire business develops in a much faster, more sustained manner.

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  • 02 Apr 2015 10 Steps for an Effective Performance Appraisal

    10 Steps for an Effective Performance Appraisal

    Whether it’s a ‘routine’ performance review, or a more formal performance improvement plan meeting, it can be a foreboding experience, both for the manager and the employee. However, to get the most from these meetings from a business performance perspective and the employees’ personal development, managers need to handle the often sensitive subject areas with […]

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  • 10 Apr 2015 5 Tactics to Increase Employee Retention

    5 Tactics to Increase Employee Retention

    There’s no getting away from it, the cost to a business of staff turnover is significant. These costs arise through the additional recruitment and training expenses and the associated loss of productivity. It is not uncommon for these costs to be in excess of 25% of an employee’s annual salary. There are also a host […]

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