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‘Yea, nah, humbug’ – the benefits of the staff Christmas party

It’s time to rethink attitudes towards the staff Christmas party. Rather than seeing it as a daunting necessity, owners and senior management can turn it into a valuable ...

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CHB firm leading the way...

What does good leadership look like? And how does great leadership lead to a better business?Tractor, machinery and engineering specialists Stevenson and Taylor may have been ...

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Better learning and training for small to medium-sized enterprises

Congratulations. You’re in year five of operating. You have a team of around 15-50+ employees, but you’re now in a position where merely adding staff to your workforce is ‘no ...

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Why a lack of training is hurting your business

Did you know it costs firms a minimum of 50-60% of an employee’s annual salary just to replace them? And that’s just the conservative estimate – Deloitte believes the true ...

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What can owner-managers do to manage stress?

Being an owner-manager can be an isolating business. The stress and worry of running the business, making smart decisions that will affect colleagues and family, and much more, ...

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Why Learning Soft Skills is the Key To Success

Now more than ever, employers and employees are looking for perfect symmetry between hard and soft skills.

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How Your Core Brand Values Make Your Business Distinctive, Meaningful and Relatable

Have you ever discussed with your team what your collective business beliefs are and what things your company stands against?  It’s a good exercise and should lead to ...

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People and Culture Matter: 3 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Your Business Results

I am often asked “What should I do around people and culture that will help grow my business?”. It’s a great question because for many businesses their investment in people ...

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Roger Federer Has a Coach. Is That a Sign of Weakness?

Roger Federer has a coach. Is that a sign of weakness? I certainly don’t think so. We go to the dentist, doctor and potentially the optometrist & hearing specialist. We take ...

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The Importance of Future-Proofing Your Business

Taking a futuristic view of your organisation, what would you look back on that you would be most proud of with what you have accomplished? Will it just be about the bottom ...

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