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Toptips 2015

Less is more: Five ways to be a great manager in 2015

The trick to developing yourself and your teams is to have a clear focus on doing the important things better

29 January 2015

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Party manifestos

"Go back to your constituencies and prepare for… another Coalition?"

Polls suggest that we could be looking at a further political tie-up after the Election – so how are party leaders trying to get an edge with voters?

28 January 2015

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Paul polman

Unilever chief Paul Polman wins CMI Gold Medal

Leader of consumer goods giant honoured for his emphasis on long-term, sustainable growth and corporate responsibility initiative

28 January 2015

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Upskill managers

Challenge of upskilling line managers "faces every type of firm"

UK organisations are struggling to train managers that have the closest contact with staffers, according to IPA research – and workers’ mental health is at risk

27 January 2015

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Mattel

Playtime's over for Mattel chief as Barbie sales slide

Faltering attempts to revive doll-related product lines lead to changes at the top for toy manufacturer

27 January 2015

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Brent council

Brent firms offered tax cuts for paying Living Wage

Business-rate discounts await bosses in North London borough if they sign up to salary scheme

26 January 2015

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GutFeeling

Why ignoring gut instinct could make your projects go belly-up

Top execs should place more value in the intuition of their teams, according to research from business psychologist and author Chantal Burns

26 January 2015

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Autumn 2014

  • STEPS TO SUCCESS
  • Shy Happy People
  • Emotion in emotion
  • Fear rots the brain
Summer-2014

Summer 2014

  • MEET THE CHAIRMAN
  • Psyched to lead
  • The juvenocrats
  • Heaven and hell
Spring-2014

Spring 2014

  • INDIE KID
  • Super snoopers
  • Asian takeaway
  • Woman's world
Winter-2013

Winter 2013

  • SILVER BULLET
  • You're a liar
  • The death of thinking
  • Energy crash
Autumn-2013

Autumn 2013

  • THE SNOWBALL EFFECT
  • Room at the top
  • Glad to be unhappy
  • Future leader
Summer-2013

Summer 2013

  • THE KEY CODE
  • The trouble with X
  • Breaking your business
  • Is your boss a psycho?
Spring-2013

Spring 2013

  • LORD ABOVE
  • How to switch sides
  • Fight the good fight
  • Get over the Bric wall
February-March-2013

February/March 2013

  • CAREER WOMAN
  • Enter the moral maze
  • To flirt or not to flirt?
  • Who shares wins
Winter-2012

Winter 2012

  • BLUE COLLAR BOSS
  • Points mean prizes
  • Geek speak
  • Meet the winners