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HR & People Management Workshops: Pietermaritzburg

25 January 2018
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Bite-Sized Management: Getting the Essentials

27 November 2017

It has been a real pleasure and lots of fun holding what I call Bite-Sized Management conversations around town. Bite-Sized Management presents the essence of an otherwise complex subject in half an hour. We focus on the key elements of a subject to provide a refresher for those familiar with the subject or an introduction…

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Training with Simply Communicate in 2017

26 January 2017

Congratulations. You made it through to another year, and you found your way back to Simply Communicate. Let me tell that I, too, am glad to have made it back to Simply Communicate. Writing took a back seat towards the end of 2016. I plan to rectify that and produce some helpful thoughts and comments as we…

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Simply Communicate: An Employer’s Friend

6 December 2015

If only employees would do as they’re told, This business would thrive, that’s a fact! But you’re not around every moment each day To prescribe and proscribe every act. Employees make decisions, take risks and take charge When you’re not there having your say. How do you know they will do what is best When they’re…

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Hiring Skills Workshop, 16 September 2015

9 September 2015

 

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Bite-Sized Management Training

4 July 2015

Bite-Sized Management Is your management team on diet? Too busy for training but in need of an update on people -management issues? Contact Ian Webster at Simply Communicate for bite-sized input into your management meetings. Whether half an hour or an hour, once off, once a week or once a month, it’s up to you.…

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‘It’s not my job’

9 March 2015

‘It’s not our job’, screamed the newspaper headline as I sat in a Coffee Shop at the Musgrave centre last month during a round of load shedding. The story was about Durban Metro Police claiming that traffic control at intersections when the lights go out is not their problem – they have other things to do. No one seems…

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Customer service on the freeway: the devil in the detail

1 October 2014

A trip to Durban on a cold drizzly morning led to a minor irritation on the freeway. At the Mariannhill Toll Plaza I did what we all do on approaching a toll booth. I slowed down and began to open my window, timing the opening to coincide with my coming to a stop at the window.…

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Simply Communicate? What can they do?

26 June 2014

How do you introduce yourself and your business? A poetry effort last year won me a free lunch at the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business. I decided to expand on the effort when introducing myself at the Chamber’s recent Bizz-Link Network. I won another lunch. (Don’t worry, I shan’t be putting my training material into poetry…

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Mugg & Bean: picking up serviettes

17 June 2014

Jen and I were in Mugg & Bean, Liberty Midlands Mall, over the weekend. A waiter walked by with a tray of dirty plates, and a used serviette fell to the floor as she passed our table. She didn’t notice, but another waiter did and immediately picked it up and threw it away. Of course, it…

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