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Business people sitting bored in a meeting

Is that meeting really necessary?

Meetings within organisations can be a costly business, in terms of salaried hours of attendees, travel costs and and potential time lost in other value adding activity. Evaluate the value of your meetings by using the Alignment model.

Is there a difference between ‘well done’ and ‘thank you’?

Most employees have appreciation expectations and want their contributions to be valued and recognised. However, some employees may not need external appreciation, relying more on their own assessment of their work, but definitely want recognition from their peers. So how does a manager discover each person’s expectations and meet them in the right way?

What Makes HR Look Good in the Board Room – if indeed they even get there!

Most organisations will tell you that their people are the most important resource they have and that looking after them and developing them is paramount.  So why is it that the person who is Head of HR is often not represented on the Board and if they are, they often have to shout loudly to be heard?

Anonymous Engagement Surveys – why they don’t work!

‘Someone somewhere in the organization is unhappy about something but we don’t know the details and can’t therefore have a progressive conversation’. Why do organisations involve themselves in the anonymity of such surveys?

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