People Development

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Getting the Right People: Managing your workforce

on Getting the right people with the right mix of competence (skill, knowledge and experience) into your manufacturing business, is arguably one of the most difficult challenges management teams face.  Especially when you consider the fact this needs to be achieved whilst developing, sustaining and maintaining it as a valuable workforce. We often hear the debate Read More...

Improving Team Performance

on “When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.”– Arsene Wenger (quote source) Providing a clear and realistic reward strategy helps all the team focus as one to achieve business and individual goals.  Pretty much all of us fall Read More...

The Four Stages of Competence

on How many times do you drive to a destination and have little recollection of the journey? I know when I first got in a car to drive I was aware of everything I couldn’t do. Trying to release the clutch whilst depressing the accelerator seemed nigh on impossible without lurching the car forward. You could Read More...

Make it Memorable With a Story…

on Can you remember the last great PowerPoint you saw? Probably not… but you will certainly remember great stories from your life. This powerful form of communication is often overlooked in business. Death by PowerPoint. We’ve all been there. ‘’Now onto slide 68” the presenter says in monotone. You stopped listening an hour ago. You see Read More...

Improving performance through simple processes

on A furniture manufacturer were employing two project managers. There were indications of projects not being managed effectively and both project managers using all manner of means to do their own thing. A simple grievance and disciplinary procedure was prepared.  Several jobs were investigated which found examples/evidence of poor performance.  Interviews were held with both Project Read More...