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  • Learning resilience

    • 30 Mar 2020
    • Hannah Fitt

    Resilience simply means being able to recover quickly from difficulties – an essential attribute in a changing world. Hannah Fitt provides tips to develop inner strength.

  • Brain power

    • 30 Mar 2020
    • Jonathan Kemp

    The key to increasing brain performance is understanding the structural features of the brain as it applies to day-to-day work and life, says Jonathan Kemp.

  • Now what?

    • 2 Mar 2020
    • Beth Goodyear

    Beth Goodyear offers advice on what you should do once you get back to work from an industry conference.

  • Making the grade

    • 2 Mar 2020
    • Jack Flanagan

    Jack Flanagan shares his experience of the IWFM Level 4 Qual-in-a-week course.

  • Trust exercise

    • 3 Feb 2020
    • Liz Kentish

    Kentish and Co and the People Experience Hub created a trust index to determine the levels of trust in FM and how it affects those who work within it, explains Liz Kentish.

  • Write yourself to victory

    • 3 Feb 2020
    • Jo Sutherland

    With the IWFM Awards 2020 now open for entry, Jo Sutherland offers tips on writing a winning award entry.

  • We’re failing at promoting women

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • Rosalie Harrison

    Companies know they need to create a work environment where women leaders can advance, but many get it wrong, says Rosalie Harrison.

  • Skills focus in 2020

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • Fraser Talbot

    Upskilling is a prerequisite to success in the current labour market. Fraser Talbot helps to direct your learning in 2020.

  • Think ships, not silos

    • 2 Dec 2019
    • David Scott

    Applying military squadron theory to civilian organisations can help to progress the silo debate, says David Scott.

  • First-aid champs

    • 2 Dec 2019
    • Clare Ferguson

    With 27 mental health first-aiders in the company, Clare Ferguson explains the value of having these trained colleagues for support.

  • Be like Alice in Wonderland

    • 4 Nov 2019
    • Jill Fortune

    Reflective practice requires more than looking in the mirror – you have to step through the looking glass, says Jill Fortune.

  • A barista's brief

    • 4 Nov 2019
    • Varun Udhin

    Varun Udhin won Barista of the Year and explains what it takes to be the best.

  • Pitch Pitfalls

    • 7 Oct 2019
    • Adam Gomes

    Encouraging your staff to play sport – especially if they haven’t done so in a long time – could lead to injuries and affect business operations, says Adam Gomes.

  • High Fidelity

    • 7 Oct 2019
    • Steve Roots

    Volunteering at a senior level presents unique challenges and, more importantly, benefits one’s professional development, says Steve Roots.

  • Cheese Sarnie Knowledge

    • 2 Sep 2019
    • Kerrie White

    Including people with learning disabilities and differences in the workforce can yield great results, but the way tasks are explained requires fresh considerations, explains Kerrie White.

  • Sister Acts

    • 2 Sep 2019
    • Vicky Lopez

    Vicky Lopez offers advice to women looking to succeed in a male-dominated industry.

  • Let's talk about race

    • 5 Aug 2019
    • Meg Horsburgh

    People are nervous about having conversations about race but silence is detrimental, says Meg Horsburgh.

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    Password mastery

    • 5 Aug 2019
    • Clive Taylor

    Lax password security could be dangerous for you and your business, says Clive Taylor.

  • Personality puzzle

    • 1 Jul 2019
    • Victoria O’Farrell

    We need to know what motivates us and our colleagues to get the best from each other, says Victoria O’Farrell.

  • Resignation rejected

    • 1 Jul 2019
    • Claudio Rojas

    Be prepared for a counter-offer when resigning, says Claudio Rojas.