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August 30, 2012

Event: World of Learning exhibition

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  People Alchemy at World of Learning 2 - 3 October 2012, NEC Birmingham People Alchemy will be at stand C30 to showcase Alchemy for Managers and its mobile edition for smartphones and tablets. Managers need immediate answers, even if they’re away from their computers, so bringing the entire Alchemy content library to a mobile

August 19, 2012

The dangerous quest for perfection

I was reminded again this week of how debilitating the desire for perfect results can be in terms of stopping us taking action. "A good plan executed, is far better than a perfect plan carried out next week" - General Patton But the desire for perfection is part of what motivates us to do well,

August 12, 2012

Some advice from Muhammad Ali

Many Olympic athletes have incredible stories of perseverance and overcoming adversity. Here are two quotes from Muhammad Ali that sum this up... I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses

August 7, 2012

ILM survey and management survival tips video

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Shortage of skilled managers a major issue for UK plc according to new research More than nine out of ten (93 per cent) UK businesses believe they are at risk of being held back by a shortage of skilled managers, according to new research published today (Tuesday 7 August) by the Institute of Leadership &

August 5, 2012

Olympic excellence at work

The feats of the Olympic athletes are amazing. What can we learn from these people who are such experts at what they do? 1. Get clarity on your goals and outcomes 2. Develop a strategy to win 3. Play the game to win 4. Take calculated risks 5. Bounce back from adversity and setback 6.