Staff retention strategies to avoid The Great Resignation

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As we know, our energy flows to where our attention goes and it seems, EVERYONE’S attention is now focused on the phenomenon that is being referred to as The Great Resignation, as we all begin to move forward into the ‘new normal’ World Of Work (WOW!) Personnel Today gave a big shout-out to Culture Amp […]

Klopp vs Pep – are you having a laugh?

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In just a season, our beloved Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool’s best ever Manager since Shankly, for the non-football fanatics among us) moved from the number #1 spot as the World’s Best Football Manager to number #3, with Man City’s Pep Guardiola knocking him off the podium to claim pole position this season. Even if you’re NOT […]

Row, row, row your (own) boat!

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I attended a brilliant webinar recently, delivered by Simon Rickman of PEAK Performance & Potential Ltd, facilitated by the CPD Standards Office, all about this evolutionary phase of the working world we’re entering into post-COVID – and how organisations can effectively transition people back into the workplace. Simon and I concur on a number of […]

Nowt so queer as folk…as they say up North!

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Well, we’ve all heard that old saying “the ONE thing we human beings have in COMMON is that we are all DIFFERENT” and as they say in Yorkshire…. “There’s nowt so queer as folk” When we consider the whole Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) agenda in its truest, broadest form, then our workplaces and society as a whole, still […]

Add a dash of colour to your life

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Image consultancy Colour Me Beautiful were the first in line back in the 1970s to teach business leaders a thing or two about how to dress to impress in the world of work, in order to enhance their personal presence and business aura. I was fortunate to have worked for the greatest Investor in People […]

Blend it like Beckham – 7 Super Secrets of Hybrid Working

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Well, it appears the New World of Work (WOW ) has got a lesson or two to learn from the great David Beckham, when it comes to adopting a rich and fully blended approach to business AND life. He’s famous for wearing a whole host of interesting and diverse hats – as a model, trend-setter, […]

Robin Sharma’s 50 New Rules of Work

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You know what a sucker I am for a guru – especially a personal development guru and my new BBF is Robin Sharma, who I spoke about a few FIT Matters ago, in my Tale of Two Titans Part II blog. Best known for his international best-seller ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’ book series […]

Are you the Eagle or the Crow?

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Today I’m going to speak ONLY of the GOOD NEWS that’s out there and I’m going to SHUN the naysayers & the mood-hoovers. I’m going to CELEBRATE all that’s good in my life (and yours) right now and I’m going to SHOUT IT FROM THE ROOFTOPS – why? Because we all know that ATTITUDES ARE […]

Are YOU playing by the Leaders Rule Book?

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  In last week’s FIT Matters (a Tale of Two Titans Part II), I shared the insights of the guru that is Robin Sharma, author of ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’, ‘The leader Who Had No Title’ and ‘The 5am Club’. Robin has been rated one of the top 5 leadership experts in the […]

A tale of two Titans – Part 2

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Just as I said last week about Tony Robbins, if you’ve never heard of Robin Sharma, the other guru I want to talk about today to conclude my Tale of Two Titans, then chances are – you’re not going to be overly interested in this week’s FIT Matters either. Robin’s story is an equally fascinating […]