Posts Tagged 'motivation'

Demotivating your staff – to save money

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I was speaking with a client the other day and they were talking about their job. They had just been through a performance review interview with their manager. The purpose is to discuss how they are doing at work whether they are meeting their targets and whether they have any challenges (or the manager with them).

The conversation had been extremely positive – in fact they had “exceeded” all the targets they had been set and more.

 

There is another purpose to ...

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Are Unemployment figures a blip

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Are you worrying about the recession and the shrinking economy? Is that stopping you from starting or growing your own business?Figures out in August say that unemployment has slowed, is this a blip or explainable. The news reporters are citing the Olympics, Jubilee and double Bank Holidays as a reason not to see the good news.

Small businesses are adapting faster than big business. Starting and growing a business has never been easier or cheaper – that is why the economy ...

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Where are your balls?

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I have just returned from the vet with my kitten Mischief minus his testicles. As I drove back my mind wandered to what I had done and what that meant.

Testicles are really a metaphor or even slang for having the gumption or courage to act. I remembered certain conversations I have had over the last few weeks with colleagues and clients started to noticed that a lot of people had given away their power to act.

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