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Is your workplace as stable as you’d like?

Have you opened an email to find the department or organisation is going through a restructure – and it has
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<b>Is your workplace as stable as you’d like?</b>

Change your Life by Changing your Attitude

As a leader, the right attitude can define an average leader, from an extraordinary leader. Making decisions under pressure and
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<b>Change your Life by Changing your Attitude</b>

The ‘Art’ of Coaching

How many times have you had work issues that you feel are unsolvable?  How many times have you felt isolated
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<b>The ‘Art’ of Coaching</b>

Strategy is NO more a Game of Chess!

Strategic management is the activity that managers undertake for one purpose only – to create tomorrow’s organisation out of today’s. 
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<b>Strategy is NO more a Game of Chess!</b>

Entrepreneurship – How could it apply to me?

What is the meaning of “entrepreneur” and how could it apply to me? An entrepreneur is normally described as a person
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<b>Entrepreneurship – How could it apply to me?</b>

The link between Maintenance Costs and Reliability

In our search to manage, contain or control maintenance costs we need to accept first of all that we have
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<b>The link between Maintenance Costs and Reliability</b>

7 habits to ruin your Root Cause Analysis (and how to avoid them)

Complex problems in your technical systems might appear not to be so complex at all, if your facilitators were able
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<b>7 habits to ruin your Root Cause Analysis (and how to avoid them)</b>

5 Competencies of the Most Admired Leaders

What is it to be a leader?  Why do some people lead and some people follow?  The answers to these
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<b>5 Competencies of the Most Admired Leaders</b>

Which Wireline Tools Do You Know That Can Measure Porosity?

If you believe that for most of you this will be a very easy question to answer, think it twice,
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<b>Which Wireline Tools Do You Know That Can Measure Porosity?</b>

4 Principles to Improve FMECA Sessions and Quality

Failure Mode, Effect and Criticality Analysis is a convenient method to gather knowledge and experience about the behavior of your
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<b>4 Principles to Improve FMECA Sessions and Quality</b>

Corporate Finance in a Nutshell: A Jargon-Free Guide

It is no surprise that the term ‘Corporate Finance’ is not generally well understood, because even the accountants seem to
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<b>Corporate Finance in a Nutshell: A Jargon-Free Guide</b>

The Future of Global Oil and Gas Business

The Global Oil and Gas Business is going through a period of significant change.  The outlook for prices is uncertain,
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<b>The Future of Global Oil and Gas Business</b>

Waterworld – The Earth Has Seen It Before

Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film starring Kevin Costner. The setting of the film is in
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<b>Waterworld – The Earth Has Seen It Before</b>

Keep Your Financial Accounting Skills Set-Sharp & Relevant

“Are you losing touch with your financial accounting know-how and getting left behind in today’s world of rapid change and
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<b>Keep Your Financial Accounting Skills Set-Sharp & Relevant</b>

لا للقلق

ما هي الضغوط؟ هي مجموعة المتغيرات الجسمية والنفسية التي تحدث للفرد أثناء مواجهته للمواقف المحيطة التي تمثل تهديدا له. أي الضغوط
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<center><b>لا للقلق</b></center>

7 Listening Tips to Improve Communication Effectiveness

Where communication is poor, mistakes arise, relationships breakdown and opportunities are missed!  There is a real distinction between merely hearing
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<b>7 Listening Tips to Improve Communication Effectiveness</b>

Getting the Results you need out of every project!

  In an era of turmoil due to changes in the global economy, Results-based Management has become the leading management tool
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<b>Getting the Results you need out of every project!</b>

Self-Belief in Leadership: Harnessing the Power Within

Leadership is one of the great enigmas – some seem to ‘have it’, whilst others don’t; some find it easy,
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<b>Self-Belief in Leadership: Harnessing the Power Within</b>

Discovering Active Listening

Listening is vital to communication at all levels. However, while we spend many years in school learning to read, write
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<b>Discovering Active Listening</b>

Where Oil is First Found in the Minds of Men

‘Oil can also be found in new sedimentary basins or in old basins but with new ideas but it is
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<b>Where Oil is First Found in the Minds of Men</b>

Are You a Manager or Leader?

  Leadership is exemplified in attitude and in actions more than just words.   The number of courses to learn about
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<b>Are You a Manager or Leader?</b>

Breach Of A Contract – The 4 Questions

Normally there are four questions dispute lawyers ask when determining whether a party has breached the contract.  Is There an Enforceable Contract? A
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<b>Breach Of A Contract – The 4 Questions</b>

The Bolts & Nuts About Logistics And Supply Chain Management

"Supply Chain cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in supply chain because of
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<b>The Bolts & Nuts About Logistics And Supply Chain Management</b>

“Renewable Energy And Lower Carbon Footprint For A Greener World”

Modern electrical power systems involve new methods of exploring renewable energy. It includes the ‘green generation’ of electricity by means
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<b>“Renewable Energy And Lower Carbon Footprint For A Greener World”</b>

Watch the “S” Word

Strategy - Many people find strategy complicated, difficult and confusing. This isn’t because strategic thinking is that difficult, but largely because
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<b>Watch the “S” Word</b>

Oops…Hang On, I’m the Manager Now! – 5 To Dos for First Time Managers

So you’ve been newly promoted to being a Manager – Congratulations!  Now after all the excitement at your promotion has
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<b>Oops…Hang On, I’m the Manager Now! <i>– 5 To Dos for First Time Managers</i></b>

Listen To and Learn From Disruptive Operation

Introduction – Why Innovate? Disruptive innovation is one of the most exciting developments to enter the mainstream of strategic management
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<b>Listen To and Learn From Disruptive Operation</b>

Have We Made A Salad Out Of Procurement, Purchasing And Buying?

  In the current context, the terms purchasing and procurement are interchangeably used, and despite their similarities they mean different. Procurement involves
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<b>Have We Made A Salad Out Of Procurement, Purchasing And Buying?</b>

It Can’t Happen to Us!

Organisations are vulnerable from any failures of their day-to-day risk controls, which can lead to serious consequences that will have
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<b>It Can’t Happen to Us!</b>

NEGOTIATING USING MEDIATION TECHNIQUES: Solving Difficult Problems in the Workplace

Managers today spend a significant amount of their time and energy attempting to reconcile differences and tensions that arise between
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<b>NEGOTIATING USING MEDIATION TECHNIQUES: <i>Solving Difficult Problems in the Workplace</i></b>

7 Steps to Motivation through Mastery

Getting the best from team members has always been high on the priority list for supervisors, managers and leaders. To achieve
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<b>7 Steps to Motivation through Mastery</b>

BACK-ROOM TO BOARDROOM: The 6 Core Competencies of a Modern Finance Professional

In the globally competitive world of the 21st century financial professionals, and the finance function itself, are under greater scrutiny
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<b>BACK-ROOM TO BOARDROOM: <i>The 6 Core Competencies of a Modern Finance Professional</i></b>

Instant Ways to Make Money from
Great Customer Service

Customer service has been regarded as a ‘nice-to-have rather than an essential. Think about this: keeping an existing customer is
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<b>Instant Ways to Make Money from <br><i>Great Customer Service</i></b>

We just couldn’t resist publishing this…

  Those who follow our blogs would have certainly noticed that this section is usually devoted for informative articles that benefits
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<b>We just couldn’t resist publishing this…</b>

HEY BOSS… How come I never get promoted?

Imagine the scenario – it’s appraisal time again and the plaintive cry of a hard working administrator – let’s call
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<b>HEY BOSS… <i>How come I never get promoted?</i></b>

HOW IS STRATEGIC WORKFORCE PLANNING DIFFERENT TO MANPOWER PLANNING?

Most organisations do Manpower Planning – analysing current headcount data, plotting staff movements and seeing where gaps in demand are
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<b>HOW IS STRATEGIC WORKFORCE PLANNING DIFFERENT TO MANPOWER PLANNING?</b>

6 STEPS FOR SUCCESSFUL INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

    “What happened, and what can we do to prevent this from happening again?”   It really is essential that you and your
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<b>6 STEPS FOR SUCCESSFUL INCIDENT INVESTIGATION</b>

SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
THE 3D+ PM Model

Delivering successful projects It is evident with each passing year that the rate of change in organisations of all types continues
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<b>SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT:<br/><i>THE 3D<sup>+</sup> PM Model</i></b>

BRICKS and CLICKS’ – The Challenges that Retailers Face in Logistics and Supply Chains

‘Bricks and clicks’ is a business model by which a company integrates both offline (bricks) and online (clicks) presences, sometimes
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<b>BRICKS and CLICKS’  – <i>The Challenges that Retailers Face in Logistics and Supply Chains</i></b>

THE MEANING AND POWER OF REPUTATION:
How to Build Reputation?

Nothing is more valuable to an organisation than a positive and strong reputation. Abraham Lincoln once said that ‘Character is like
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<b>THE MEANING AND POWER OF REPUTATION:</b><br> <i>How to Build Reputation?</i>

Can You ‘Master’ People & Teams?

How to ‘master’ people management & team leadership can be taught and makes a tangible difference to the manager, the
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<B>Can You ‘Master’ People & Teams?</B>

Towards a Reliable and Stable Power System…

Reliable electric power systems serve customer loads without interruptions at different voltage levels. Power plants are meant to generate enough
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Towards a Reliable and Stable Power System…

HR with an Attitude!

For some years, there was a debate about whether or not Human Resources should have a “seat at the table.”
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HR with an Attitude!

Power System Protection – Past, Present & Future

Reliability and stability of power systems are among the most critical and controversial issues confronted by system operators, planning engineers,
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Power System Protection – Past, Present & Future

Lower for Longer, is the Oil & Gas Industry
Heading for Skills Gap Crisis?

It is common headlines over the 5 years or more that we have seen record lows in oil price, which
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Lower for Longer, is the Oil & Gas Industry <br/> Heading for Skills Gap Crisis?

Budget and Plan to Succeed

It is vitally important for organisations to develop the ability to sift through ‘big data’ and identify key financial areas
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Budget and Plan to Succeed

Leadership and Effective Communication

Leadership – one of the great enigmas in the modern world.  There’s very little that we don’t know about Leadership
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Leadership and Effective Communication

Alternative Facts in a Post Truth World

The lack of trust in the news media does not just extend to reporting of the news. These changes have
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Alternative Facts in a Post Truth World

A Risky Business

Every area of your organisation is exposed to risk in one way or another. A good understanding of risk is
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A Risky Business

What Does Your Organisation Want from HR?

  Corporate Punch Bag, Corporate Police Force or Something Else? Get it wrong and HR becomes the corporate punch bag and the
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What Does Your Organisation Want from HR?

Is the Cost of your Financing Higher than it Needs to be?

The cost of financing is one of the largest and most risk-associated costs faced by many organisations. Alternative types of financing
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Is the Cost of your Financing Higher than it Needs to be?

Justifying the Value, as well as the Assurance of Training and Development

In business, we often hear the terms ‘USP’ (Unique Selling Point) or the ‘differentiator’. These two terms (and similar), are
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Justifying the Value, as well as the Assurance of Training and Development

The Important Skills They Don’t Teach in Finance Courses

Have you ever looked around at your audience whilst you were making a financial presentation to be met by a
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The Important Skills They Don’t Teach in Finance Courses

How to Think Like a Great Strategist?

The ability to think strategically is one of the key competencies that organisations look for in their leaders. The opposite
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How to Think Like a Great Strategist?

Helping You Study

It is important to understand how to get the best out of studying. In order to do this we must
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Helping You Study

Successful Strategic Decision-Making

  It is essential to understand how finance influences strategic decision-making in any organisation because it is the foundation for economic
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Successful Strategic Decision-Making

Turning Vision and Values into Everyday Practice

Have you ever noticed that some organisations have employees whose behaviour is consistent with the organisation’s Vision and Culture? …whereas other
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Turning Vision and Values into Everyday Practice

The Challenge for Leaders to Ensure Strategic Success in 2017

2016 has been a year of unprecedented political change and upheaval in western democracies. The unexpected vote to leave the
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The Challenge for Leaders to Ensure Strategic Success in 2017

Safety Culture and Safety Climate

A safety culture can be compared to a river which is fed by tributaries large and small, some of which
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Safety Culture and Safety Climate

Finance and Accounting – Vital Skills for
Office Administrators and Secretaries

Everyone appreciates the invaluable contribution that administration and secretarial staff make to the smooth running of the organisation. You provide
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Finance and Accounting – Vital Skills for <br/>Office Administrators and Secretaries

Is Modern Technology Stealing Your Time?

The use of modern technology such as smartphones and other online distractions can be major time stealers. In a world
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Is Modern Technology Stealing Your Time?

The Truth About Lying

There are some people who can’t tell a lie, many who can’t tell the truth, and unfortunately, most people can’t
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The Truth About Lying

Feature Creep

Feature creep may seem to be the most harmless of all creeps. It happens when team members arbitrarily add extra
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Feature Creep

Sales Strategy: Engage Your Prospect’s Learning Style

The successful outcome of your next sales presentation will be determined largely by your ability to do two things very
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Sales Strategy: Engage Your Prospect’s Learning Style

Globalization: Threat or Opportunity?

It was a lovely lazy spring day on the East Kent coast. I was having a chat in a fish
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Globalization: Threat or Opportunity?

7 Ways to Begin to Transform into a Connected Leader

As the face of global businesses change, leadership paradigms have the opportunity to follow suit. The traditional leadership paradigm utilized
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<b>7 Ways to Begin to Transform into a Connected Leader</b>

How Important is “The Bottom Line”?

You often hear the phrase ‘this is the bottom line’ as a justification for any decision or course of action
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How Important is “The Bottom Line”?

Motivating Older Workers

ARE YOU LOSING OUT ON THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE OF YOUR OLDER WORKERS?“How are you doing Geoff?” I ask of
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Motivating Older Workers

Time Management: Small Changes = Big Results

If you never seem to have enough hours in the day, better time management is essential to you achieving your
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<b>Time Management: Small Changes = Big Results</b>

Effort Creep

“We thought it would take a week, but …"Continuing on the topic of Project Creeps - see previous posts “Hope
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Effort Creep

10 ACTIONABLE LEADERSHIP TIPS:
Connect, Motivate & Inspire

While leadership is easy to explain, leadership is not so easy to practice. Leadership is about behaviour first, skills second.
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<b>10 ACTIONABLE LEADERSHIP TIPS: <br><i>Connect, Motivate & Inspire</i></b>

Successful People Give Up 10 Habits to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be
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<b>Successful People Give Up 10 Habits to Increase Their Productivity</b>

Body Language: How to Read Your Prospect
Like a Book

Are you aware that your body language gestures reveal your deepest feelings and hidden thoughts to total strangers? The very
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Body Language: How to Read Your Prospect<br />Like a Book

Burn Your Boat!

I believe that the great NFL Hall of Fame coach, Vince Lombardi, had it right when he said, "The quality of
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Burn Your Boat!

Leadership in Hard Times

One of the keys to protecting yourself and your business in an economic downturn is to develop a culture that
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Leadership in Hard Times

Financial Strategy – What do All Managers
Need to Know?

Financial Strategy involves decision making in three areas:InvestmentFinancingDividend policyMost theory assumes all companies have a single goal of maximising shareholder
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Financial Strategy – What do All Managers<br /> Need to Know?

Hope Creep

Continuing on the topic of project creeps - see previous post “Scope Creep: Balancing Risk and Value" - this post
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Hope Creep

Enhancing Happiness in Employees

In recent years, there has been an definite increase in the awareness of the importance of encouraging happiness in people
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Enhancing Happiness in Employees

Social Loafing

Social loafing is the tendency for people in work groups to exert less effort than if they worked individually. It
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Social Loafing

Scope Creep: Balancing Risk and Value

Continuing on the topic of project creeps - see previous post “When Problems Creep Into Your Projects - this post
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Scope Creep: Balancing Risk and Value

How to Train Cats and Salespeople

Which do you think would be harder to train, a cat or a salesperson? Seriously, which one would you pick?
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How to Train Cats and Salespeople

Lessons in Strategy from
Four Great Military Leaders of History

Many of us have heard of Sun Tzu, Hannibal and Khalid ibn al-Walid but few of us have heard of
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Lessons in Strategy from <br />Four Great Military Leaders of History

The Accounting Numbers – Your Most Reliable and Informed Data Source

The world of business used to be straightforward.Manufacturers made things and sold them to retailers. Retailers displayed these things in
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The Accounting Numbers – Your Most Reliable and Informed Data Source

When Problems Creep Into Your Projects

One morning I woke up with a burning desire to repaint our bedroom walls. They truly needed a lick of
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When Problems Creep Into Your Projects

How to Boost Your Sales in a Down Market

As a professional sales trainer, I have the opportunity to talk with salespeople, from a wide range of industries, representing
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How to Boost Your Sales in a Down Market

I’m Just a Secretary

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘administrator’ and ‘secretary’? Do you think of a skilled professional
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<b>I’m Just a Secretary</b>

Safe and Successful Operation
of Oil & Gas Marine Terminals

Oil tankers, both crude carriers and clean product tankers carrying refined products, transport about 60% of the world's oil. After
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Safe and Successful Operation<br />of Oil & Gas Marine Terminals

Too Busy to Plan Your Day?

Wish you had more hours in the day? Always feel like you’re catching up, too much to do and too
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Too Busy to Plan Your Day?

Selling to the Four Temperament Styles

Have you ever wondered why you seem to hit it off right away with some people, while with others it's
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Selling to the Four Temperament Styles

Is it Supply Chain or Demand Chain?

Have you thought about this question; do you appreciate the difference between Supply Chain and Demand Chain? Is it relevant
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Is it Supply Chain or Demand Chain?

Would You Like Fries With That?

While you may not have recognized it, the last time you ordered from a fast food restaurant or went to
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Would You Like Fries With That?

Barriers to Improving Negotiation Effectiveness

Effective negotiation is difficult – very difficult. If you think it is easy then you are probably doing it wrong.
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Barriers to Improving Negotiation Effectiveness

Delivering Successful Projects

All Change!It is evident with each passing year that the rate of change in all types of organisation continues to
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Delivering Successful Projects

Training – “The Times they are a Changing”

There is a wind of change relating to training. Despite huge sums spent on training – has the investment produced
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Training – “The Times they are a Changing”

Business Process Management: How to Thrive During the Economic Downturn

The Economy of the Middle East has changed greatly in the past thirty years.  The oil industry significantly impacts the
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Business Process Management: How to Thrive During the Economic Downturn

Survive And Thrive During An Economic Slow Down

Cycles of boom–bust–boom have historically followed repeated patterns, and during difficult economic periods it is vitally important for organisations to
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Survive And Thrive During An Economic Slow Down

Coping with Uncertainty – The Need for Agility

Almost all decisions are made under conditions of uncertainty. The planning models that served us so well in the past
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Coping with Uncertainty – The Need for Agility

Get The Habit – The Power of Praise

STOP READING THIS ARTICLE …. for just one minute and think back to when a colleague, friend or family member
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Get The Habit – The Power of Praise

What’s this got to do with Time Management?

Last year I was facilitating a course on time management. It’s a great course and unlike many programmes, explores how
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What’s this got to do with Time Management?

Management Systems to Help Your Organisations
Survive and Thrive

With the depressed oil market and the general economic concerns affecting industry, commerce and government around the world it is
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Management Systems to Help Your Organisations <br />Survive and Thrive

The UAE Economic Climate and the Future of Dubai

The economic climate in the Middle East has slowed. There is no escaping that reality; the fall in crude and
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The UAE Economic Climate and the Future of Dubai

The Impact of Falling Oil Prices
in the Middle East on Britain

Last week, credit ratings agency Moody’s announced planned reviews to possibly downgrade four Gulf states; Saudi Arabia, The UAE, Qatar
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The Impact of Falling Oil Prices <br />in the Middle East on Britain

Financial Awareness:
‘Leave it to the bean-counters’ just will not do

It’s time to wake up and smell the coffee – in an economic downturn, financial awareness really is crucial for
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Financial Awareness: <br />‘Leave it to the bean-counters’ just will not do

Focus on Contracts Management

The declining oil price has been widely documented in recent times and we are still uncertain as to what is
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Focus on Contracts Management

Innovation and Creativity: Don’t Leave it to Chance

Innovation has long been recognised as one of the most crucial factors that affects an organisation’s success. The only constant
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Innovation and Creativity: Don’t Leave it to Chance

Is Now the Time to Reduce Your Training Budget?

The global economy is experiencing an economic downturn that is having a major impact on all industries and all organisations.
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Is Now the Time to Reduce Your Training Budget?

Integrated Thinking & Reporting: From a Promising Concept to a Powerful Practice

The landscape of Corporate Reporting is changing quickly – no doubt about that. The concepts, elements and principles that characterize
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Integrated Thinking & Reporting: From a Promising Concept to a Powerful Practice

9 Things That Make Good Employees Quit

It's pretty incredible how often we hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving. Managers tend to blame their turnover
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<b>9 Things That Make Good Employees Quit</b>

Can Money as a Motivator have a Positive Effect on Safety Culture?

The assertion that money as a motivator has a positive effect on a safety culture can vary significantly depending on
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Can Money as a Motivator have a Positive Effect on Safety Culture?

The Problem with Safety Management Systems

Many organisations, unfortunately, believe the solution to health and safety problems is to create a huge, overpowering management system that
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The Problem with Safety Management Systems

Emotional Ergonomics

Ergonomics is about ensuring a good fit between people, the things they do, and the objects they use and the
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Emotional Ergonomics

The Paradox of Lean Leadership?

Is there a juxtaposition between the application of Lean and the necessity for leadership? Why is Lean Leadership so very
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The Paradox of Lean Leadership?

Adversity Gives You Strength!

How can you stay self-motivated and productive in the midst of turbulent times and a sluggish economy? How do you
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Adversity Gives You Strength!

The Four Cornerstones of Superior Customer Service

The heart of any company can be found beating inside the walls of its customer service department. Providing superior customer
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The Four Cornerstones of Superior Customer Service

It Pays to Go the Extra Mile

The most successful companies and the highest paid salespeople place great value on developing lifetime relationships with their customers and actively
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It Pays to Go the Extra Mile

Are You a Bridge Builder?

Over the years, I have been fortunate to have had many people come into my life and take the time
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Are You a Bridge Builder?

Six Powerful Prospecting Tips to Build Your Business

Why is it that some sales reps consistently earn a six-figure annual income while other reps, putting in the same
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Six Powerful Prospecting Tips to Build Your Business

Looking Back on 2015

Looking back on 2015 three things come to mind. The drastic drop in oil prices; the new regulations introduced in
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Looking Back on 2015

“I Would, If I Could – If Only…”

I am a very lucky man. I am an international trainer and I am privileged to be given the opportunity
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“I Would, If I Could – If Only…”

Training at the Cutting Edge

Producing Professional Peak Performance, 21st Century TrainingWe are living in an incredible world of change and leadership transitions. As goes
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Training at the Cutting Edge

Motivation and Getting Results for 2016 and Beyond

I could write an endless story about motivation and how historically it’s been achieved. I would rather focus on key
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Motivation and Getting Results for 2016 and Beyond

Fair Pay?

Employers are increasingly getting dissatisfied with using standard pay packages only to find that they don’t work well for their
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Fair Pay?

Towards Wellness

The basic human needs of security and significance determine a person’s behaviour.I AM deeply grateful to psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb
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Towards Wellness

Making Training Pay

Does training add value? If you ask any HR department all training function the answer would certainly be yes. What’s
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Making Training Pay

Differentiation for Talent Management

An HR recipe for dramatic productivity improvementThere surely has never been a better time for human resources to excel. With
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Differentiation for Talent Management

Latest Articles

Is your workplace as stable as you’d like?

Is your workplace as stable as you’d like?

October 16, 2017  Mr. John Smart

Have you opened an email to find the department or organisation is going through a restructure – and it has to be done now?  Have you planned for months the new project, only to find… Read More

Change your Life by Changing your Attitude

October 12, 2017  Dr Leonard Yong

As a leader, the right attitude can define an average leader, from an extraordinary leader. Making decisions under pressure and handling conflict between team members can bring out the best or worst in a leader.… Read More

The Art of Coaching

The ‘Art’ of Coaching

October 5, 2017  Mr. John Smart

How many times have you had work issues that you feel are unsolvable?  How many times have you felt isolated and not getting the best out of individuals or your team?  How long has this… Read More

Strategic Management

Strategy is NO more a Game of Chess!

September 28, 2017  Dr. Daniel Park

Strategic management is the activity that managers undertake for one purpose only – to create tomorrow’s organisation out of today’s.  It contrasts with operational management whose purpose is – to execute the actions required to… Read More

Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship – How could it apply to me?

September 19, 2017  Dr Daniel Park

What is the meaning of “entrepreneur” and how could it apply to me? An entrepreneur is normally described as a person who takes personal risk and responsibility for starting an organisation or taking an established… Read More

Maintenance Cost and Reliability

The link between Maintenance Costs and Reliability

September 11, 2017  Mr. Rudolf Van Wyk

In our search to manage, contain or control maintenance costs we need to accept first of all that we have no direct control over maintenance costs. Any cost control initiative requires that we must first… Read More

7 Habits to ruin RCA

7 habits to ruin your Root Cause Analysis (and how to avoid them)

August 24, 2017  Mr. Ronaldus Vonk

Complex problems in your technical systems might appear not to be so complex at all, if your facilitators were able to keep it simple. But in a complex world we expect problems to be complex… Read More

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