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The Praise Sandwich and Why It Doesn’t Work

, Leadership, Management Tips
The praise sandwich is a feedback technique that is widely used to provide feedback. In this post, we look at how the praise sandwich works and how it can be improved to make it even more effective.

10 Tips for New Managers and Leaders

Leadership, Management Tips
Are you a new manager or leader? In this post, we look at 10 tips for new managers and leaders that will help you to progress into your new role and hit the ground running.

How to Delegate Tasks to Your Team – 6 Steps for Effective Delegation

Delegation, Time Management
How to delegate tasks effectively using 6 simple steps. In this post we look at a 6 step delegation process that will help you to delegate tasks effectively and get the outcome and results that you need while keeping the people you delegate to motivated.

3 Reasons Why People Buy and How You Can Use Them to Increase Sales

Sales and Selling
Understanding why people buy is a key part of being successful in sales. In this post we look at the 3 reasons why people buy and how you can use this understanding to increase your sales.

11 Ways to Create Raving Fans and Why You Need Them

Customer Service
In this post, we look at 11 ways to create raving fans for your business. What's a raving fan? Read on to find out what a raving fan is and how your business can benefit from having them.

8 Benefits of Positive Thinking

Health and Wellbeing
There are so many benefits to positive thinking. Understanding what impacts our thoughts and leads to negative feelings is a great way of improving your life. In this post, we look at 8 benefits of positive thinking and how you can realise them.

7 Barriers to Effective Communication and How to Remove Them

In our Communication Skills Training Course, we look at the barriers to effective communication. In this post, we look at 7 common barriers to effective communication and how to reduce or remove them.

4 Assertiveness Techniques You Can Use Every Day

Assertiveness Skills
In this post, we look at 4 common assertiveness techniques that you can use in everyday conversations. These easy to use techniques are taken from our assertiveness skills training course where they are covered in much more depth.

7 Time Management Tools to Increase Your Productivity

Time Management
There are lots of time management tools that you can use to increase your productivity and we cover many in our time management training course, In this post, we look at our favourite, easy to use time management tools that deliver the biggest impact.

How to Become a Corporate Athlete

How to become a corporate athlete. The concept of being a corporate athlete looks at how to take the recipe of success from elite athletes and apply this to the corporate world. In this article, we look at the idea of how you can become a corporate athlete.