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3 Kinds Of Employee You Should Fire Immediately

Being a manager or business owner takes a lot of your time and effort. And there's no way you can do it all. That's why you hire a team of capable professionals to help you run the organization like a well-oiled machine. Once you’ve brought the best people in your team, it almost seems like everything is going to be just fine—but it's not. 

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A Resurgence Of Excellence?

Coincidences set my synapses firing and on Sunday I was triggered while multitasking at breakfast. As well as eating I was catching up on Sky's "Master of Photography" and browsing The Sunday Times.

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Why are Modern Financial Regulations So Complex?

Dear Mr Financial Regulator, I don't ask much but please can you start giving out accessible versions of your published regulations, guidelines etc. It would save me and the industry countless lost man days of unnecessary effort.

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When Anything and Everything​ lead to Nothing

I would love a £1 for every time someone has asked for help or advice in finding work as a contractor or consultant and their CV or LinkedIn profile lets them down.

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Shall We Dance? The Brexit Ritual

Over the years I have been on many training courses, but few really stick in my memory. One that does concerned the art of negotiation. The course was in the '80s when Henry "Hank" Calero, sadly no longer with us, was already over 70 years old. He was a renowned negotiator who shared the insight and knowledge gained from many tough negotiations in a number of books.

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No Mobile Phone, No Internet, No Email, No Spreadsheet!

Just imagine you woke up tomorrow and you had none of the above. How would you work? How would you live?

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How to Reach Your Goals and Avoid Costly Mistakes

We are all too familiar with the feeling of wanting something to happen but not being able to make it happen. For a long time, I thought of it as one of those moments where initial failures lead to final success. After all, there are stories where some of the world's most successful people experienced epic failure before their success.