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What's worrying your colleagues about statistics and performance management

Your colleagues probably know better than anyone - so I am sure you can relate to what they had to say when we asked for their concerns (19 Sep 2014)

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Ten ways to make your online surveys more effective

A leading software commentator gives you practical suggestions to ensure you get more from them (16 Sep 2014)

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If you ask questions, you get ideas

A step by step guide to overcoming the panic those blank pages produce (11 Sep 2014)

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Secrets of headlines that make people want to read your social media posts

- and other tricks that help you get your message across (04 Sep 2014)

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Four steps to the complete communication

This simple check-list will give you a far better chance of success with your written work (03 Sep 2014)

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Project charters

Here’s a wonderfully simple way to manage your projects better (01 Sep 2014)

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9 things to bear in mind when managing a project

Frankly, there’s no area of your work that won’t benefit from project management (28 Aug 2014)

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Project Charter:

Recycle, Renew Community Gathering (23 Aug 2014)

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15 things to think about when writing online copy

These top tips could save you a lot of time and trouble (22 Aug 2014)

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