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  • How To Achieve Your Goals As An Organisation

    Many organisations struggle to actually accomplish what they set out to do. Sadly, this can cause a team of volunteers to lose faith because the momentum on the work they are providing will seem to waiver. If you want to make sure that you stay on path with the good work you are doing, then use some of these steps on how to set and achieve your goals!

  • How to Tackle Low Productivity by Staff Engagement

    Founder of Personal Development Industry and one of the renowned authors on goal setting, personal and professional development, Paul J. Meyer says: “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.” This axiom holds true for companies as well as employees. Productivity of an organization and its staff are intertwined: employers and workers are equally responsible. Often, companies that offer great salaries and perks may encounter low productivity levels from all or some employees. There are several reasons for this phenomenon. Low Productivity Causes There are several causes for low productivity among staff. Generally, low productivity is a direct result of lack of motivation at work. This can be caused by several reasons ranging from: • Lack of Appreciation • Long Commutes • Inadequate Skills • Addiction Problems • Personal Finance Issues Fortunately, you can overcome these factors affecting your company’s profitability and growth through effective staff engagement.

  • Making the most of your back office services

    South London CVS Partnership share with us what they learnt from a project focusing on making the most of your back office services.

  • A learning organisation

    By encouraging new thinking, questioning minds and teamwork, a learning organisation adapts and flourishes.

  • How to innovate

    In a tough marketplace, organisations and individuals have to be innovative in order to provide better products and services than their competitors. This ‘How to’ provides some basic principles to develop your personal and organisational attitude to innovation regardless of the size of your income or supporter base. 

  • Strategy maps

    A strategy map is a tool to help stakeholders visualise and get hooked into the strategy.

  • PEST analysis

    A simple way of exploring what's going on in your external environment.

  • Definitions and views of strategy

    An explanation of what strategy is and the role that it plays in the success of your organisation.

  • What is future foresight

    Explores foresight or the strategic analysis process of looking at your operating environment and identifying trends that could affect you.

  • New thinking on outcomes-focused strategy

    An article stimulating new thinking on outcomes-focused strategy by Dr Richard Piper, former head of strategy and impact, NCVO.

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