Give me a second chance

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There’s been lots of talk recently, particularly on LinkedIn, about judging people, performance management (getting rid of someone) and not giving them a second chance.   I have a story to share, it had such an impact I’m certain it helped shape who I am today. In the 1970s my Dad worked for a motor manufacturer, having worked for them …

Wagamama – self-indulgence or what?

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Doesn’t it always rain in Aberdeen? Well no, not this time. This time we took the sunshine with us. A trip to the East Coast to meet with a prospective new client meant 2 days out – who knew how few flights there are from England to Aberdeen?? On our orange ‘plane we met the Senior Marketing Exec for an …

The power of mentoring

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With all the training on leadership, communication, collaboration etc. etc. that we do on a daily basis when helping to develop individuals and teams in organisations, I often take for granted the power that the techniques we teach have. At the weekend we went to the O2 for a music festival, (very heavy rock) and while we were there we …

Kentish and Co launch global salary benchmarking survey

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Kentish and Co are launching their first global salary benchmarking survey.  This has been designed to help you accurately benchmark your own salary to others in the industry working in a similar role.  The data will also help employers pitch their roles at the right level to attract the talent they need.  We invite you to complete this anonymous survey …

Company news

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This month we began working with a new client, SmartSec Security Solutions, delivering a facilitated workshop with their top management team. *** We continued to support Her Majesty’s Courts with a second workshop on the benefits of a collaborative team approach. *** Liz has been confirmed as a support judge for the 2017 BIFM awards. *** Liz attended the FM 2017 …

Healthy working relationships at work

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David Kentish believes that analysing unhealthy relationships in the workplace is the first step towards a healthy workplace agenda. Here he discusses how balance and awareness are key to successful relationships at work. When discussing how healthy relationships in the workplace are achieved and what they look and feel like, I think that the starting point to reaching that goal, …