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    5 Signs You Have Accidental Managers.

    And what you can do about them.

Meet the Accidental Managers of Star Wars

Meet the accidental managers of Star Wars

As The Rise of Skywalker brings the saga to a close, we celebrate the many characters that managed to fail upwards

17 January 2020

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How to stop a staircase mindset holding you back in a squiggly career

The shape of work is changing, and your old mindset won’t cut it. Here’s how to find the best opportunities for you

16 January 2020

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The world in 2020: how not to be a 'left-behind leader'

Back in 2014, CMI forecast the likely big challenges for managers in 2020. Today those predictions look strangely accurate, but progress against them has been worrying and patchy

13 January 2020

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Four ways to care for your mental health at work

In 2020, we want to encourage you to look after your overall wellbeing by offering practical tips for self-care in a working environment

10 January 2020

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How to recognise (and reinvigorate) a stagnant office environment

If your colleagues are struggling to get with the times and adapt to change, it can be difficult to stay positive at work. Here are the danger phrases to look out for

10 January 2020

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Rip up everything you know about management

This article is 1,480 words. A 10-minute read. (We know, we timed it.) But the thing is, after reading it, you’ll feel much better equipped to answer the question that’s nagging at most managers: am I getting in the way of people doing their jobs?

08 January 2020

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Three's response to the need for mental health awareness in the retail and telecommunications sector

This UK brand is well-known for their quirky adverts and fun-loving image – but how are they tackling mental health issues behind the scenes?

07 January 2020

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