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December 17, 2012

News: Alchemy now available on the Government Cloudstore

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People Alchemy are delighted to announce that they have been awarded a framework agreement on the Government CloudStore – or G-Cloud ii – for their management support and development toolkit, Alchemy for ManagersTM. The G-Cloud has been set up to help public sector organisations reduce the amount of time – and therefore cost – it

December 16, 2012

Is the benefit worth the effort?

It's that time of year again when many people start thinking about the changes they would like in their lives for the coming year. What do you want? Is it something you want to have, like money, a new car, a new house; or something you don't want to have like that extra weight? Is

December 10, 2012

Teach thinking, not just action

As a manager, when you teach your team, tell them 'why' each piece is done the way it is. Tell them the thinking behind the actions so they understand. This will help prevent them from making mistakes that can only happen if they are doing things by rote without the rationale. It will also help

December 2, 2012

The power of recognition

"Men will fight long and hard for a bit of coloured ribbon." Napoleon Bonaparte But don't just give someone a reward for being employee of the month. Give them an award for something specific such as delivering outstanding customer service when a particular problem occurred. This creates a culture of doing the right thing. Recognition