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29

May

Vodafone Needs Greater Understanding



By Brian H Meredith
First Published in NZBusiness Magazine


The following is an extract from a story in the NZ Herald in mid-January:“Vodafone may lose around 100 permanent customer care staff, with plans to almost halve the size of its consumer mobile service team, extend the graveyard shift to 7.30am and increase outsourcing to a call centre in the Philippines". Read more >>

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14

May

25 Ridiculous Phrases


By Travis Bradberry
Author, 'Emotional Intelligence 2.0'
First Published on inc.com 

These days, workplace conversations can sound like they're taking place on another planet.
At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed into corporate buzzwords that expanded and took over our vocabulary until our everyday conversations started sounding like they were taking place on another planet: Read more >>

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08

May

More Than Just Sheep and All Blacks



By Brian H Meredith
First Published in NZ Business Magazine

It’s something of a shame that in the 21st Century, it is still very common to have people in other countries describe New Zealand as being “All about sheep and All Blacks”. Read more >>

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07

May

Presentation Skills Training



Next to Spiders and Heights, the fear of getting up on our hind legs and addressing a group of people, of any size, seems to be one of the greatest fears facing people.
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