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Triple Bottom-line Makes a Difference

An evaluation of the impact of implementing the Usewine Triple Bottom-line model (TBL) in the wine sector has shown the Erasmus+ funded project is making a difference on each of the three TBL pillars. Benchmarking Wine Enterprises Over the past two years, Exponential...

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

On Thursday 22 June, Exponential Training is holding a FREE half day conference for employers, business coaches and advisors interested in ‘Growing Through Challenging Times’. The conference is part of a two-year Erasmus+ business project sponsored by the European...

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Getting Ready for BREXIT

With BREXIT looming, increasing skills shortages and growing concerns over UK productivity, many UK bosses are already looking to take control before concerns turn into a crisis. One of the answers might be a new initiative called Fit4BusinessGrowth. UK Productivity...

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Fit4BusinessGrowth Leadership Practices

There are six important evidence-based practices that high performance managers and leaders use that sets them apart from other managers according to Fit4BusinessGrowth Project Manager, John Moore. Evidence-based Management and Leadership 'Evidence-based' is a term...

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7 Steps to Increasing Employee Engagement

One of the BIGGEST challenges facing UK businesses today is employee engagement – it has now become one of, if not, the top issue for many managers and business owners. But what does employee engagement even mean? Yes, employee engagement is another one of the current...

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Performance = Speaking Plain English

Buzzwords, jargon, ‘hip’ phrases and ‘cool things to say’ have long been part and parcel of the world of work. However, we are suffering from an epidemic of pointless and annoying buzz words and phrases. Here are some of my ‘pet hates’ – if you ‘get my drift’! My Top...

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT – Chartered Manager

From January 2017, anyone registering for a Level 5 or 7 Diploma in management and leadership, professional consulting or coaching and mentoring will automatically be assessed to gain recognition as a Chartered Manager.   Get the additional recognition  ...

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Millennials Killing Their Bosses

I-GEN or to give it its full title “Interwork between Generation Z and Employers” is bridging the gap between employers and young people. Jumping from education straight into the world of work is a daunting prospect for many young people. Equally, the experience of...

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Usewine – A Toast to the New Year!

Business traditionally focuses on the bottom-line meaning profits. The Usewine project is about the triple bottom-line: PROFITS, PEOPLE and PLANET. How well is your organisation doing on its triple bottom-line? What is the Usewine Triple Bottom-line? The phrase “the...

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TeamMate360

TeamMate360 will provide a complete 360-degree assessment of the team performance. TeamMate360 will help to transform the way managers and companies manage and support virtual or remote teams. What is TeamMate 360 About? TeamMate 360 will build on the success of two...

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Are you fit for business growth?

With increasing levels of stress at work, growing companies need strategies to ensure the health and welfare of employees whilst meeting business targets. The answer is Fit4BusinessGrowth (F4BG). Helping Businesses to Improve Performance Unlike many business growth...

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Exponential and Business Optimism Post BREXIT

Despite the shock result of the BREXIT referendum, Exponential Training and other businesses in the UK are not as pessimistic about the economy as the media might have you believe. Let’s look at the evidence. Latest Business Research New research from Grant Thornton...

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DiTEM

To give this project it’s full name, Digital Transformation of European Micro Enterprises is about developing an innovative learning pathway for entrepreneurs and managers to be able to implement strategies to support the digital transformation of their enterprises. A...

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The trouble with projects is…

Project IPEC is an innovative Erasmus+ project that has the potential to transform the way small businesses manage projects. Next year will see the launch of Project IPEC a new project management app designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses. Why not...

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Flipping First

Unless you have been asleep for 15 years, you cannot help but notice that technology has and continues to change the way people work and learn. The latest wave of technology sees the widespread use of ‘flipping’. What on earth is ‘flipping’? What is ‘Flipping’? One...

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Exponential Carries on Despite BREXIT

The UK may have voted to leave the EU, but Exponential Training continues to forge partnerships with education and training institutes throughout Europe. As a result of a series of successful Erasmus+ applications, we will be working with another 16 European Partners...

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The High Performance Manager

How would you like to get a sneak preview at our NEW High Performance Manager programme starting in October 2016? Register your interest for our FREE Webinar and receive a copy of the High Performance Manager Model. The High Performance Manager I am thrilled to...

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Exponential Assisting the Police

The Police Force is breaking with its long tradition of police officers joining as constables and working their way up through the ranks; it now offers a Direct Entry programme to proven leaders and managers giving them the opportunity to join the force directly at...

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Top 10 Tips for Being a Great Manager

Being a great manager is about more than just giving out orders and telling people what to do. This is not and never has really been the case, but in today’s busy ever increasingly completive world, there is less and less room for ineffective managers. But what is it that makes a great manager?

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8 Defence Mechanisms Used by Politicians and Others

Over the last two weeks we have seen how David Cameron, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and even Roy Hodgson cope with being rejected. What can you learn from them and how can it help you? Become a High Performance Manager We have seen how many different managers and...

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Jared’s First Step into Management

Imagine being able to combine something you are passionate about with your work. That is what Exponential Training graduate Jared Thornton achieved by combining his lifelong interest in history with a career in management. Part Time Job to Management Career To pay his...

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The Euros, Brexit and Vardy?

There are two major competitions being played out in Europe right now. There is the Euro 2016 football competition and then there is the EU BREXIT referendum. But why might Jamie Vardy be the key to both? Jamie Vardy – the key? There can be no doubt the EU debate is...

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Top Ten Tips for Building your LinkedIn Profile

Following this weeks announcement that Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, we relook at our ten tips to improve your LinkedIn profile to help with career progression, lead generation, networking and getting noticed. LinkedIn is the world’s largest and...

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16 Practices Used by High Growth Companies

Imagine if you could get hold of a framework outlining the business practices adopted by High Growth Companies. Now you can! This is thanks to the new Fit4BusinessGrowth Model and coaching programme which is being launched next month in the UK and throughout Europe....

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