Conference report: British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Psychology means business

Posted on: July 23, 2019

Earlier this month I attended the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Psychology means business conference in London. It was a day filled with excellent talks and fascinating insights. I have shared a few of the most interesting points here. Behavioural science Behavioural science was a big theme throughout the day – showing its increasing importance in […]

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Ten psychological ideas that employers, recruiters and HR people need to know

Posted on: November 2, 2018 psychological ideas that employers, recruiters and HR people

An article about the ten psychological ideas that employers, recruiters and HR people need to know has just been published in the world-leading recruiting and talent acquisition blog Undercover Recruiter. Almost half a million people read Undercover Recruiter every month. The article describes the following ideas: Cognitive bias Non-Verbal Communication (NVC) First impressions Rapport and trust […]

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35 tips on Time Management

Posted on: January 3, 2017 Time management

As the New Year starts we think about new beginnings. We think about change. But whether you are business owner, a senior executive or a junior marketer you are likely to face the same challenge of a lack of time to do and achieve everything you want. So here is a selection of time management […]

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Recruitment and succession of surveyors – Human resources management for property partnerships

Posted on: December 12, 2016 Recruitment and succession of surveyors

At two recent MBL training courses on “Managing and marketing a profitable surveyors practice” https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Managing-_-Marketing-a-Profitable-Surveyors-Practice/5865/ – one in London and the other in Birmingham – there was much discussion about human resources management (HRM) issues. Recruitment and succession of surveyors appears to be a common challenge when it comes to growing a profitable practice. Recruitment […]

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Managing teams and virtual teams – 13 top tips

Posted on: May 17, 2016 Managing teams and virtual teams

Managing teams and virtual teams was the topic generating most interest at a recent Future Marketing Manager course (see http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/). In professional service firms, there are all manner of temporary campaign groups, cross-departmental teams to support sector based initiatives and virtual teams for major firm-wide projects. Sometimes the team members are dispersed geographically and usually […]

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