How to Effectively Encourage and Motivate Your Employees

A company is only as strong as its workers. They are the foundation of any business, regardless of sector or industry, after all. And if you want to maximise the output of your organisation, you need to be able to encourage and inspire your staff to perform their best and maintain a consistently high level of productivity. And in this article, we’ll talk about a few strategies and techniques that you can use to ensure that all your employees remain motivated and engaged with their work. Continue reading to find out more. 1. Acknowledge Contrary to popular belief, people don’t …

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What would be first on your shopping list if you won the Lottery?

Living close to the millionaires playground of Sandbanks, we are no strangers to how the other half live and often drive past their stunning houses or get overtaken by a supercar or two. This often leads to an interesting game of “What would be the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?”, and kids being kids, the more bizarre the better. Abbey: New Bathroom / Kitchen / Sofa for her flat Abbey has just got on the property ladder and bought her first flat with her boyfriend. They have been busy decorating and laying new floor, but they would really like to update …

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Are you saving for a rainy day?

It’s a scary fact that approximately 50% of UK adults do not have any savings or investments and are struggling to put away money for a rainy day. My older children think I am a nag as I often try to cajole them into putting money away for the future whilst they don’t have any dependants to support. Sadly it mostly falls on deaf ears as those new trainers or must have fashion item NEED to be bought. Even we struggle to put money away these days, as we barely break even every month after all the bills and outgoings. There …

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Did you know it is just 28 days until Valentines’ Day? Valentine’s Day is held on 14th February, a day when it is traditional to send a card, often anonymously, to a person one is romantically involved with or attracted to. Of course being married and parents, that tradition has long since past, however, we do get little gifts for each other, cook a nice meal (who wants to pay those inflated prices in a restaurant?) and attempt to have a child free evening, which has become more and more difficult as the kids morph into teenagers and start staying …

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Choosing the Perfect Baby Shower Invitations for Girls

When I had my first daughter, Abbey, 23 years ago, they were not allowed to tell you the sex of the baby at the scan, so I had a lovely surprise when she arrived. When I had Callan, four years later, I new he was going to be a boy as I had to have an amniocentesis to check that he didn’t have Down Syndrome as I has been given a blood test that gave me a higher than average chance. That was not a pleasant experience but it did give me the luxury of knowing I was having a …

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