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5 minute reads to get you thinking

Listening

Are we really Listening?When we talk to people most of us are listening to build a response, we are not actively listening and processing information. Otto Scharmer developed ‘Theory U’ that explores how we learn and act from the future as it emerges; I have developed...

10 Tips if you Struggle to Recruit

Running an unsuccessful recruitment campaign is incredibly frustrating. These 10 tips explore why businesses struggle to recruit and identify what we can do to make businesses more attractive to potential employees.Benchmark SalariesSalaries are not everything but you...

10 Tips for Defining your Business Vision

If you have no vision you can't begin to achieve it. These 10 tips explore how we can articulate our business vision and begin to work towards it.Leadership AmbitionCompanies are shaped by leaders, understanding leadership ambition shapes what we can do. We can define...

10 Tips to Stop Employees Leaving

All businesses suffer from employees leaving which is expensive and disruptive. These 10 tips explore what causes people to leave and the affirmative action we can take.Supportive Management StyleDoes the management team support the business or are they autocratic...

10 Tips for Improving Business Reputation

Business reputation impacts on customer opinion before they engage with you, these 10 tips explore how we can improve our business reputation.Research Company ImageSearching for your company will yield a range of views. We have all been told to search ourselves to...

East Sussex Business Consultants

Management Consultant and Business Coach in East SussexMore businesses are working with local consultants and coaches who understand their unique geographical market. East Sussex has a vibrant and growing business community and Catandra is well placed to support local...

10 Tips for Improving Employee Engagement

How we can understand engagement across our business to provide a better working environment that facilitates sustainable growth.Review the Current SituationUndertake surveys and get feedback to understand what is happening now. Realising there is a problem with...

Helping the Frustrated Business Owner

Helping the Frustrated Business Owner

Frustrated, stressed, irritated, disillusioned, stuck.Words that often crop up when talking to business owners and directors; the story is a common one. The company has grown and seen a period of success, focus has remained on revenue generating activities rather than...

Consultant Coach Facilitator

Consultant Coach Facilitator

Establishing that we are not perfect is the first step to improving ourselves and our business; the owner who spends 100 hours a week juggling tasks or the manager who can’t seem to make the next move in their career. Self-awareness and development should be applauded...

Catalytic Questioning

Catalytic Questioning

The Power of Catalytic Questioning Catalytic questioning is a problem-solving approach developed by Hal Gregson who is a Director at MIT. This little used system is an innovative development on the traditional brainstorming session but rather than focussing on ideas...

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