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How to cheat at Meditation with Guided Meditation Audio Downloads

How to cheat at Meditation with Guided Meditation Audio Downloads | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
All about Guided Meditation audio downloads for the lazy meditator - Thats me and here's how. It really works and takes less time and effort thank you think.
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How to cheat at Meditation for the lazy meditator – That’s me and here's how. It really works and takes less time and effort than you think. And it’s very beneficial for your career. 

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Menace or mate? Do you know who’s who in your Zoo? – Personal change. – Peter McKelvie

Menace or mate? Do you know who’s who in your Zoo? – Personal change. – Peter McKelvie | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Personal Change. People around you both motivate and enable your habits. To make sustainable personal change you need friends, fans and coaches. Here's how.
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Here's a clue or two to help you with sustainable change.

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Still no Career Plan? Relax. You don’t need one to be successful and happy! Here’s why. - The Best Practice Manager

Still no Career Plan? Relax. You don’t need one to be successful and happy! Here’s why. - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it

Career plans, you really don’t need one, you need to focus on what you’ve got right now, not the future.  The future will take care of itself if you do. Here is how and why.

Career plans. Still not sure what you want to be? Relax, focus on your strengths and what your passionate about and let success come to you. It will.
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Career plans, you really don’t need one, you need to focus on what you’ve got right now, not the future.  The future will take care of itself if you do. Here is how and why.

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Manners no longer maketh the man – the woman or child either, or so it seems - The Best Practice Manager

Manners no longer maketh the man – the woman or child either, or so it seems - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Manners maketh the man. It used to be simple. Good manners at home, in public and in the workplace. Now it is just confusing. Who's right and who is wrong?
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It all used to be pretty straight forward. 20 years ago I knew what good manners were. Now I am confused. What used to be good manners now just might be offensive. In this article, I explore behaviour on public transport, the home of bad behaviour.

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Not drowning, just waving. Who's in your Support Network? - The Best Practice Manager

Not drowning, just waving. Who's in your Support Network? - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Your support network is an integral and essential aspect of your professional development. You must plan for it right now. No Support = Lost Opportunities
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I hope I can depend on you, I can’t depend on myself. Management Practice. - The Best Practice Manager

I hope I can depend on you, I can’t depend on myself. Management Practice. - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Managers who have a strong Dependency Characteristic in their personality, seek the approval of others and limit their leadership and personal potential.
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Avoid this article. No, don’t read it now, read it later- Avoidance Behaviours - The Best Practice Manager

Avoid this article. No, don’t read it now, read it later- Avoidance Behaviours - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Avoidance behaviours, avoid them at all cost.
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My hearts in this relationship. Affiliative Behaviours - Leadership - The Best Practice Manager

My hearts in this relationship. Affiliative Behaviours - Leadership - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Leaders who display affiliative behaviours seek consensus and this naturally encourages collaborative behaviour, team work and trust.
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Leaders who display affiliative behaviours seek consensus and this naturally encourages collaborative behaviour, team work and trust. 

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The Blame Game, who’s your Scapegoat? Employee Engagement - The Best Practice Manager

The Blame Game, who’s your Scapegoat? Employee Engagement - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
The blame game. When in doubt, go the easy route; blame it on the weak and vulnerable. Employee Engagement
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When in doubt, blame it on the weak and vulnerable. It's a time tested practice.

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What is our Lesson Today Master? Be still grasshopper and listen carefully - Quality Assurance - The Best Practice Manager

What is our Lesson Today Master? Be still grasshopper and listen carefully - Quality Assurance - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Quality Assurance - it's so blinking obvious. Work out how to do something well, do it that way, audit your processes a few lessons learnt and improvement.
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Quality Assurance - it's so blinking obvious. Get a big focus on lessons learnt at work for success, growth and development - we do it personally everyday, we just don't realise. 

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Let's get this race started, but not trip at the starters pistol - Employee Engagement - The Best Practice Manager

Let's get this race started, but not trip at the starters pistol - Employee Engagement - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Don't lose steam before the year is 5 minutes old. Pace yourself and your team for resilience. Promote employee engagement by looking out for their welfare.
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If you’re exhausted before you start, then you just wasted your break. Take a moment to plan your attack. Don’t fall straight back into the groove.

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Gary Plodder and the Deadly Secrets of the Business Plan - The Best Practice Manager

Gary Plodder and the Deadly Secrets of the Business Plan - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Keep the business plan process and outcomes a secret from employees and accept not having 100% commitment to your plan much less employee engagement.
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Business Planning. When the hideous, mysterious and ghastly monsters from the ivory tower command it, we all must pay our dues whether we understand why or not.

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Gender Equality. Could Focussing on Men’s Needs Deliver Gender Equality for Women? - The Best Practice Manager

Gender Equality. Could Focussing on Men’s Needs Deliver Gender Equality for Women? - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Gender Equality from creating an environment for men to be more engaged in the workspace and their personal space, specifically families and relationships.
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Gender Equality - Could focussing on men's needs bring equality to women? #GenderEquality #EmployeeEngagement

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What can a dog tell you about intuition and leadership? Lots, actually.

What can a dog tell you about intuition and leadership? Lots, actually. | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Is intuition is our sixth sense? We all know dogs have it, there is plenty of evidence. Leadership requires Intuition. What do dogs have that we don't?
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Great leaders use intuition to guide their decision making

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If you just can't quite manage to communicate, you just can't quite manage. Sorry - The Best Practice Manager

If you just can't quite manage to communicate, you just can't quite manage. Sorry - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
If I could impress just one thing upon a leader, manager, or a person aspiring to be either, it would be “for goodness’ sake, communicate”. And Now
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Communication is King. All hail the king. Read why communication is the key to Employee Engagement. Communication, start now, here's how.

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Personal Brand - The simple explanation of a must have - Here's what, why & how. - The Best Practice Manager

Personal Brand - The simple explanation of a must have - Here's what, why & how. - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Personal Brand it's about telling others what experience to expect when having a professional relationship with you.
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Personal Brand - it's about telling others what experience to expect when having a professional relationship with you. Personal Brand - You need one, you've already got one, here's how to identify it and why you should.

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The 4 key steps that make difficult conversations manageable - The Best Practice Manager

The 4 key steps that make difficult conversations manageable - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it

Every day we are required to deal with difficult conversations. Do you dig in and fight, take flight or do you remain CALM and us the C.A.L.M method.

Every day we are required to deal with difficult conversations. Do you dig in and fight, take flight or do you remain CALM and us the C.A.L.M method.
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The truth is, it might just all be lies - Unconscious Bias - The Best Practice Manager

The truth is, it might just all be lies - Unconscious Bias - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
"Never let the truth get in the way of a good story." (Mark Twain) We’re all looking for the Big Bang, quick fix, something that will take us from good to great with just seven highly effective hab...
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It's so important to keep an open mind. We're often reminded of this when we are faced with challenging situations. It's all about our unconscious bias.

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Guilty until Proven Innocent - Beware the Single Story Culture - The Best Practice Manager

Guilty until Proven Innocent - Beware the Single Story Culture - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Single Story Culture. It’s taking your preconceived understanding of a situation or a person, and using it indiscriminately to define them.
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If there is no avoiding it, then attack - Oppositional Behaviour - The Best Practice Manager

If there is no avoiding it, then attack - Oppositional Behaviour - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Are you a leader suffering from oppositional behaviour? You have the potential to have a negative impact on those working for you. Avoid it - start now.
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The Art of Criticism - Employee Engagement

The Art of Criticism - Employee Engagement | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
As a manager, your ability to critique is as critical for employee engagement as is your ability to gracefully receive criticism.
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*The Art of Criticism* - Your criticism challenges my personal belief system, most importantly my belief about myself and my world and I have worked hard to create my little utopia. #employeeengagement #motivation 

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Bucket Lists. Do you have one and why? What’s on it and why? - Motivation. - The Best Practice Manager

Bucket Lists. Do you have one and why? What’s on it and why? - Motivation. - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Bucket lists - Should we all have one? Or do they just belong in the lifestyles of the rich and famous? Are they great for motivation? What's on yours?
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Bucket Lists, time to get scribing your dreams.

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Don’t do what you love, love what you do - Employee Engagement - The Best Practice Manager

Don’t do what you love, love what you do - Employee Engagement - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
Dont do what you love, love what you do. Learning to love what you do is essential for employee engagement. Here's some ideas.
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Don’t waste time trying desperately to do what you love, just love what you do. It’s easier to get a job and almost always pays better. #employeeengagement #Motivation

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People Business's curator insight, December 2, 2014 1:06 AM

Although a contradiction to "Do what you love " hence you dont have to work a day in your life.

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The Rise and Rise of the Rude the Bad and the Ugly – Bullying, an Opinion - The Best Practice Manager

The Rise and Rise of the Rude the Bad and the Ugly – Bullying, an Opinion - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
The work place for the young can be an intimidating spirit sapping experience. Bullying behaviors run rampant in workplaces across the globe. Why?
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The Rise and Rise of the Rude the Bad and the Ugly. Is it just me or are we getting more and more complacent about rude and unpleasant behaviors, even bullying. It's time to call them out now. It's not ok to just look away.

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New Years Resolutions – Forget ‘em, I’m resolved to be accidently successful - The Best Practice Manager

New Years Resolutions – Forget ‘em, I’m resolved to be accidently successful - The Best Practice Manager | Practical Employee Engagement | Scoop.it
I have one New Years Resolution this year, to try and take opportunities when they arise. Not to hesitate and not to find reasons why I can't do something.
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We all want a quick fix. Admit it. I think I have the answer to this annual dilemma. This year my new years resolution is to have no New Years Resolutions. I’ll tell you why.

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