Many of us use PowerPoint to support our presentations and many of us will have enjoyed/endured 'good' and 'bad' use of PowerPoint. The following link will take you to 4 points to consider when preparing for your next presentation.
Added by Ian Wooler on October 20, 2011 at 16:51 — No Comments
They'll be open dated for Club entry –2012 so you can come…Continue
Added by Annelouise Norman on October 20, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments
To be super successful you can’t do it on your own, it just isn’t possible and in truth its just not smart to try it. WHATEVER you do there will always be stuff in your day to day work that isn’t “worthy” of your attention and will cost you money by doing it yourself. Whether this is because you don’t do it well, or just because it takes you away from doing the…
Leading Thames Valley based Sage Business Partner, Uniq Systems has recently appointed Alan Williams (Technical Support Manager) and Avnish Kana (Technical Consultant) to strengthen the technical support team. Both Alan and Avnish are very experienced having worked in similar roles in leading UK companies.
On his appointment Alan commented “I am particularly pleased to be joining the Uniq team. The systems in place to provide support are very similar to what I…Continue
Added by Tim Holton on October 18, 2011 at 11:13 — No Comments
The underlying assumption is that rewarding employees for achievement (usually financially) will encourage them to work harder and achieve more in pursuit of those rewards. This view is not borne out by academic research but in practice bonus schemes are widely used. A carefully-designed bonus scheme when implemented on top of good management practices in a well-run business is a useful management tool – but it is not a substitute for these…Continue
Added by Tony Bassett on October 13, 2011 at 10:18 — No Comments
I've been inspired to share my thoughts after meeting George a man in his 50's, who was sweeping leaves when I met him. As I was exiting a local garden centre with an empty trolley looking a little disgruntled, his soft voice said, "Did you not find what you were looking for?". "No", said I, explaining that Santa had moved in where the garden furniture had been (which is what I was looking for). Yes, I was a bit put…Continue
A technique to find the root cause of a problem is to ask Why? 5 times.
But before you rush off and prove this for yourself there are a couple of things to consider, so practise first.
Ask yourself Why 5 times and at about the third time it may will feel very personal (good) and can swiftly move to be down right rude, invasive and abusive (bad)
So practise and think about how you can phrase the why into the question you want answering or you want to get to the bottom of…Continue
Added by Tony Bassett on October 6, 2011 at 15:13 — No Comments
A fifth of consumers go on holiday without travel insurance, according to the latest research from Abta.
Of 2081 consumers surveyed, 20% said that they holiday uninsured, which is comparable to last year’s response.
A fifth of respondents mistakenly thought the UK government would assist them financially.
“There is a poor understanding of the role of the UK government and what will happen if something goes wrong abroad,” said head of communications Victoria…Continue
Added by Tony Bassett on October 5, 2011 at 10:11 — No Comments
In the last 12 months, 25% of those surveyed booked through a high street travel agent compared to 17% the previous year
The number booking through a tour operator, as opposed to booking direct with airlines and accommodation, has also increased from 24% to 28%.
The research shows that women and young people are more likely to book with a high street travel agent, with 31% of women using this channel compared to 19% of…Continue
Why Use a
Professional for a Packshots and Product Photography?
I am going to assume
that, by coming to this website and perusing its pages, you might be
contemplating a future product photoshoot for your business. I am also going to
assume that by putting your products up for sale, particularly on the world
wide web, you take a good deal of pride in the work that you do. Since this
article has been written…
Added by Ryan Collins on October 4, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments
We're offering four FREE places to members at this workshop - let me know if you'd like to attend.
It's alarming. Gallup suggest that disengagement amongst UK employees is costing up to £64.7billion annually. Engaged employees have lower absence, lower attrition and are more confident in understanding customer needs. Engagement impacts your bottom line -…Continue
Added by Clare Portman on October 4, 2011 at 10:30 — No Comments