Influencing without authority

It’s been a big week on the world political stage, with President Obama’s inauguration and David Cameron’s speech on the future of the UK and the European Union. It’s these high profile occasions that highlight how good (or otherwise) politicians […]

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How to bridge the generation gap

New research this week which shows that the generational divide is well and truly alive and kicking in the workplace. According to a report from Ashridge Business School, there is an alarming mismatch between what managers and their younger ‘Gen […]

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How to keep your managers happy

So it’s official. The honeymoon period is over after two years and its downhill all the way from then on – well if you’re a newly-appointed manager that is anyway. Research by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) has […]

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Is more flex the way forward?

Government proposals to get us all working more flexibly have unleashed a flurry of debate this week. The suggestion on the table is that going forward, all employees will have the right to request flexible working, in the form of […]

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