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Work+Life=Time management when working from home

It’s ironic that to share some tips on effective time management, we had to carefully work around a busy schedule to find a free slot in which to write this article! It’s a harsh reality for many people, but sometimes there just aren’t enough...
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Returning from furlough

Returning from furlough can be an exciting prospect and opportunity to get back into the workplace, refreshed and raring to go. Having had time to reflect on work and what is important, it is an opportunity to rethink and reshape work to align with...
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Organisational Design – 9 common mistakes to avoid

Organisational Design (OD) is the process for shaping the way an organisation is structured and run aimed at reducing costs, driving growth, increasing performance and business resilience. OD is a serious endeavour and, in the worse cases, can take years to implement or realise...
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INFOGRAPHIC – Top tips on running a high impact ‘virtual’ workshop

For more information and advice about running a ‘virtual’ workshop, please contact estherm@ninefeettall.com.
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Lockdown fatigue

It has been a long time since we started working remotely back in March and we have come a long way. We have all managed to master the art of Teams and Zoom and collaborated with colleagues and clients remotely. We have even managed...
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Innovate, Innovate, Innovate

The UK Government has got the message out there in recent weeks that we need to Build, Build, Build. In the construction sector, a large UK employer with approximately 3.5 million employed directly/indirectly, we are seeing large and specific government support and infrastructure investments...
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Survival guide for extroverts in lockdown

I have spent a lot of my weekends wishing for my usual trips to different cities, visiting friends and socialising. I am a textbook extrovert meaning I am energised by spending time with other people – this has made lockdown a challenge for me!...
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Lessons Learned from Lockdown

The world has been turned upside down in the first half of 2020, and in the UK, the last few months have been strange with Coronavirus, COVID-19 and furlough becoming entrenched in our vocabulary. The ever-changing landscape, guidelines, and serial overuse of the phrase...
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Furlough envy: the two camps.

This is a situation where the grass definitely seems greener. Those who have been on furlough leave can’t wait to get back to work. Those who have continued to work throughout this period and have seen their colleagues, friends and partners on furlough, are...
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And they call it puppy love….what we can learn from our four-legged friends

Lockdown seemed like the perfect opportunity to finally make our long-term dream of getting a puppy come true. However, after listening to a Radio 4 show on the perils of getting a dog during lockdown, I thought – what have I learnt from my...
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