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froome

How marginal gains can boost SME profits

It's propelled Team GB to countless Olympic medals and even helped Team Sky clinch a Tour de France hat-trick. How can marginal gains be translated into the business world?

28 July 2015

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BeachOffice

Should managers expect staff to work on holiday?

Is it possible for holidays to be totally work-free time or should bosses expect employees to continue contributing from Desk-on-Sea?

27 July 2015

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NikkeiFT

What fortune could the Japanese bring to the FT?

The Pink ’un is set to have a Far Eastern flavour, as publisher Pearson sold the Financial Times to Japanese media group Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) for £844m.

27 July 2015

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Presentation

5 steps to the perfect business presentation

We’ve all been struck with fear when asked to deliver a presentation on business performance or the latest product launch, but you can ease the pain with these five easy steps from The Worklife Company founder Lynne Copp.

27 July 2015

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DegreeApprenticeships

Government gives go-ahead to degree-level management apprenticeship

CMI’s Petra Wilton said this new apprenticeship scheme will be ‘game-changing’

24 July 2015

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Microsoft

Four Reasons Microsoft Has Fallen So Far Behind Apple And Google

Once the premier technology company in the world, Microsoft continues to wither in the face of rivals Apple and Google, after reporting a £2bn net loss during the last quarter. But what mistakes have led to the collapse of this computing giant?

23 July 2015

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Hidden Heroes

How to spot the hidden heroes who can drive your business forward

Your best talent is often hidden out of sight or sitting quietly on the sidelines. The best managers have a knack for spotting these diamonds in the rough, but how do they do it?

22 July 2015

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Summer 2015

  • I’d like to teach the world to code - Decoded co-founder Kathryn Parsons discusses hierarchy and holacracy
  • The sorry tale of the Accidental Manager – think you can lead without training? You’re wrong
  • In at the Deep End – When it comes to business innovation ignorance can be bliss
  • Hidden Heroes – Your best talent is often out of sight
  • Silent Assassins – The career-killer bully walks among us

Front cover PM Spring 

Spring 2015

  • The Rising Stars - We profile five of the finest Chartered Managers
  • Scent of a Woman – Jo Malone on going it alone
  • Shots in the Dark – You can use the unknown to your advantage
  • Lost in the post – Is email on its way out
  • Mindfulness – What is it, and how can it help you?

Front Cover PM Winter 

Winter 2015

  • MORAL CAPITAL
  • Passion play
  • Alienation game
  • Mumbo jungle

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  • STEPS TO SUCCESS
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  • The juvenocrats
  • Heaven and hell
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  • INDIE KID
  • Super snoopers
  • Asian takeaway
  • Woman's world
Winter-2014

Winter 2014

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

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  • THE KEY CODE
  • The trouble with X
  • Breaking your business
  • Is your boss a psycho?
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  • LORD ABOVE
  • How to switch sides
  • Fight the good fight
  • Get over the Bric wall
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  • CAREER WOMAN
  • Enter the moral maze
  • To flirt or not to flirt?
  • Who shares wins
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  • Points mean prizes
  • Geek speak
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