April 19, 2017

Praise for effort, not just performance – The role of mindset in engaging employees

Did you know that praising a child for their intelligence can actually undermine their motivation and subsequent performance? Seems counterintuitive doesn’t it? But a ground-breaking study by psychologist Muller and Dweck in 1998 found just this. In their research they gave 128 students between the ages of 10-12, a series of non-verbal IQ test, consisting […]

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April 5, 2017

What’s cooking? How employee appreciation can get better results

If you’re eating out anytime soon and want to get a good meal, then choose to eat in a place where the chefs can see you whilst they cook. Why? A recent research study showed that customer satisfaction with food shot up by 10 per cent when chefs could see their customers, even though customers […]

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March 22, 2016

Happy Birthday Twitter! How time flies, is it time to slow down yet?

It’s hard to believe that been 10 years since Twitter launched. According to my Twitter profile @lisapantelli, I joined in August 2008. I remember at the time thinking I was a bit of a late adopter having only just mastered the art of mail merge (how annoying was that as a task!?) and it took […]

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March 8, 2016

The Power of Internal Networking

This week’s blog from Lisa: The power of internal networking: Networking.  What does this conjure up for you? Rooms of over-eager sales people desperate to sell? The awkwardness of having to try and negotiate out of a conversation when you’d rather be speaking to someone you’ve known for years? Or an opportunity to spread the […]

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March 7, 2016

Leaders of the Future: What’s next?

This week’s blog from Lisa: February was a busy month for us. With lots of lovely new clients coming on board, the release of our #SpotlightOn research, plus general day-to-day business we were grateful for the extra day in the month! Perhaps my personal highlight was undoubtedly the honour and delight of winning the ‘Future […]

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