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My Dear Manager
By Ann Andrews CSP
Wise words for managers everywhere.
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Manufacturing Miracles
By Ann Andrews CSP
A little while ago I received a call from an old client - the production manager of a concrete company was inviting me to lunch, on site and to watch a presentation.
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10 Simple (But Not Easy) Steps To Turning A Company Around
By Ann Andrews CSP
So your company has hit a blip? Petrol costs are killing you; suppliers are putting their prices up daily; customers are taking longer to pay.. welcome to the self-induced recession. A recession that we talk ourselves into every 5 - 7 years.
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The Need For Every Business To Raise Their Sights Above Only Bottom-Line Thinking
By Ann Andrews CSP
I have just been working with an international bank and their staff are absolutely overwhelmed by the never-ending, on-going changes that keep coming down from on high. They are quite literally, exhausted! Sickness is rife, attendance is becoming ...
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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall - Why Do My Employees Come To Work At All?
By Ann Andrews CSP
Never before has it been so vital to deal with less than fabulous performance in our employees. Every organisation has to do more with less, every single day, as competition grows and customers are faced with endless choices.
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Joining Forces To Make The Most Of Your Marketing Dollar
By Ann Andrews CSP
Earlier this year I invited three female speakers to join me in a one-off venture - to host a showcase of our various offerings to our collective client bases. We each have a different speciality topic and it seemed a good way to cross-fertilise o...
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I'm OK, You're Not So Hot (Personality Types)
By Ann Andrews CSP
I work with teams - have done for some 20+ years. And often the very first call I get with regard to working with a team is from some stressed out manager saying - ‘Help, I have two people in my team who just do NOT get on'. What we traditionall...
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How To Run Great Meetings
By Ann Andrews CSP
Over the years I have experimented with calling meetings by another name. It is one of those things whereby the very name conjures up all sorts of reactions - usually negative.
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