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Teamwork Activities To Help Build Team Morale

18/06/2014

Every manager is well aware that high morale leads to better communication and co-operation in the workplace. Creating an environment where staff feel comfortable and keen to collaborate with peers makes a considerable difference to productivity in any organisation. How Do Teamwork Activities Build Team Morale? Teamwork activities let staff…

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What Are Ice Breaker Activities?

18/06/2014

Ice Breaker activities are a fun and effective way to get a training session or team building event off to a fantastic start. How Can Ice Breaker Activities Help My Staff? A well-planned interactive session, run before the main proceedings of a conference or training session, helps delegates get to…

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7 Great Coaching Tips

12/06/2014

As you know, coaching is not a one-off event but a continuous process.Good managers are coaching all the time both formally and in short, informal conversations. The aim is always to enthuse staff and encourage improved well-being and productivity. Here are 7 coaching tips that anyone can use: 1. The…

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What is Mindfulness?

28/05/2014

This appears to be newly-minted word that has a number of meanings and is being widely used in training circles at the moment. So what exactly does it mean? First of all it suggests a certain focus. In the current world of Facebook, Linkedin, the Internet et al it’s very…

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Learning at Work Week 19-25 May 2014

12/05/2014

Northgate is proud to be supporting this year's Learning at Work Week which is taking place from 19 to 25 May 2014. As part of our involvement in Learning at Work Week, we are offering the FREE Northgate SuperTask! icebreaker plus a 10% discount on all orders until 25 May…

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FREE Icebreaker - The Northgate SuperTask!

28/04/2014

We'd like to give you a FREE and short Northgate starter for use in your training sessions! Just 20 minutes long, the Northgate SuperTask© is perfect to break the ice or for that after-lunch lull to re-energise sleepy delegates! A versatile tool consisting of 12 mini-problems, the Northgate SuperTask© can…

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Using Northgate Activities to improve team performance

19/03/2014

Most of us work in teams. Many teams are quite good (some are excellent) but many have issues. And issues damage productivity and well-being. The challenge is to constantly remind staff of good practice. There is no one-off magic bullet - you have to keep checking and reminding staff of…

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How to Zap the Zone

17/02/2014

Some people are naturally good at taking time to stop and think: Could this be done differently? Could it be done better? and Will it make a positive difference to my organisation?

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