24/09/2020

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4 icebreaker activities for merged teams

Creating a great team dynamic is something which rarely happens naturally but, when you get the chemistry and the relationships just right, amazing things can happen. Adding new players into an established team, whether that’s because you are...

training and development

4 tips for maximising your training budget

Training and development isn’t just good for businesses, it can also boost staff retention and job satisfaction rates too. Although we all understand the benefits of training, catering to all of our employee’s training needs can place a real...

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4 personality traits all good managers have

No one is born a great manager – as in any other job role, it takes years of development and training to become the type of leader that inspires, motivates and nurtures a team. That’s not too say that there aren’t some natural characteristics and...

Acquisitions

How to counter acquisition negativity

An acquisition is very rarely smooth sailing from start to finish but, it is possible to complete the process with positivity and confidence. One of the biggest factors to manage is the human element. If you’re facing negativity from either side...

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5 leadership tips for better collaboration

Have you noticed that key projects aren’t being delivered on time? Perhaps the results of current collaborations aren’t what you expected and you find your staff getting caught up in a blame culture of why things haven’t worked out? Whatever your...

mergers

Top tips for getting teams on board during an acquisition

According to recent reports from Harvard Business Review & McKinsey, the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions sits in the region of around 70%. Although the reasons why acquisitions fail are complex and numerous, having your team onboard...

Scott Dylan

I’m Scott Dylan, Fresh Thinking Group Founder and Partner. I oversee the strategic direction of the company, which I created to help, acquire and invest in both distressed and viable companies together with helping businesses improve their business processes and setting strategic directions.