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Tried and Tested: Weekly performance reviews

Tech consultancy Cloudreach was praised for its culture and leadership style in Leadership and Culture at Work: The CMI/Glassdoor Top 20. Its managers offer employees weekly performance reviews. We followed how it works for three weeks to see if it could work for you

19 January 2018

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Board Meeting

Five reasons we need to show emotion in the boardroom

Psychological research shows managers with a greater level of emotional sensitivity are more successful

18 January 2018

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Stressed manager

'Always on' culture leading to managers working an extra 44 days a year

Latest CMI research reveals UK managers are working longer hours and feel stressed throughout the year

17 January 2018

MBOY

The five-minute management idea: Financial literacy for all

Your weekly shot of new thinking for business leaders: as high-profile insolvencies fill the press, we need to boost financial understanding across the workforce

16 January 2018

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WorkLifeBalance

Blue Monday: Must know strategies for achieving work-life balance

Can you achieve work-life balance? Yes, you can. If you know the right strategies and methods, you can move towards a healthy balance

15 January 2018

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MBOY

The five-minute management idea: Employees as stakeholders

A weekly shot of new thinking for business leaders: What business leaders can learn from the John Lewis Partnership

12 January 2018

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BabyManager

Is there such a thing as too young to lead?

Young workers can bring fresh ideas and perspectives into a stagnating workplace, and can revitalise fledgling industries. But, at what point do these young workers become viable business leaders?

11 January 2018

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