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April 6, 2017

Learning at Work Week 2017

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It's Learning at Work Week 2017 soon! From 15th - 21st May the Campaign for Learning put the spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development at work. Companies and organisations of all types and sizes are invited to take part in Learning at Work Week. This year's theme is 'Curious & Creative'. As in

April 7, 2016

Learning at Work Week 2016 – free Alchemy access

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Learning at Work Week 2016 is taking place from 16 - 22 May and as in previous years, we are making the Alchemy Performance Assistant available - for free! Campaign for Learning has been running this annual event for a number of years now. It is celebrated by companies and workplaces across the country.  Many participants

December 10, 2015

The invisible element that can affect you and your team’s performance by Dawn Bentley

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The invisible element that can affect you and your team's performance All teams have an energy about them. You get a feel for how it would be to work with them and you can pretty soon decide whether you want to ‘be on their side’ or not. This ‘energy’ is best described by mood. How

December 8, 2015

Article: Difficult People (Better Business Focus)

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Difficult People - article by Paul Matthews published in December edition of Better Business Focus We all know people who are 'difficult' because we just can't convince them that they are wrong. But from their point of view, they are right. No one plays the villain in their own lives. They are the good guy, and anyone who tries to convince

November 3, 2015

Article: What is in your blind spot? (Better Business Focus)

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What is in your blind spot? - article by Paul Matthews published in November edition of Better Business Focus We all have some aspects of our personality and ways of communicating that we just can’t see – they are in our blind spot. What do you have in your blind spot that is holding you back, or annoying others? The

October 15, 2015

Article: Only you can do these things… (Better Business Focus)

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Only you can do these things… - article by Paul Matthews published in the October edition of Better Business Focus   Take a minute and write down a list of those things that only you, as the manager of your team, can do. Are you sure? We often think we are essential to tasks when, in fact, we