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A glimpse into Brexit Britain’s future: going it alone in a trade war

Terrible things are going on in the world at present. Brexit has not yet happened<p>For me, one of the great tests of a play, film or opera is that it should be so absorbing that one’s mind switches off from day-to-day, mundane concerns.<p>The Churchill film <i>Darkest Hour</i> is an exception that proves the …

Great Britain

8 Traits Successful People Have In Common

Not all traits are created equal, double down on these to reach your potential.<p>Many qualities contribute to success, but some traits are …

Electric Vehicle Growth Could See Oil Demand Peak By 2030

Increasing adoption of electric vehicles threatens oil demand which could plausibly peak before 2030, according to a new report.<p>In a note to its clients, Fitch Ratings said developments in 2017 show how technological changes and greater product awareness could lead to annual sales of 10 million …

Oil

If your Business Isn't Doing These 5 Things, Then Your Leadership Training is a Waste of Money

Too many companies are focused on classroom training only<p>Throughout my career, I must have attended at least a dozen leadership programs whose goal was to help foster leadership skills growth within the organization. Now while many of these were fun, and I did learn a bit about myself, I wouldn't …

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

Finding Your Preferred Leadership Style Will Make You a Better Leader. Here's How | Inc.com

We all have things we do well. We all have things we prefer. In fact, every so often someone writes a book about finding your inner strength and exploiting it. This might help some folks, but it's just about the worst advice you can give anyone leading a company.<p>See, peak performance leaders give …

Leadership

German industry wage deal lifts pay, enables flexible hours

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's biggest industrial union and employers have reached a wage deal that gives workers the equivalent of 3.5 percent …

11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

When you land a new job, it's hard to imagine there's any need to update your résumé once again.<p>Perhaps you just updated it to land the role, and, at the very least, you don't have plans to pursue a new gig after just landing this one.<p>If you're like most people, you're probably going to wait until …

Leaked government Brexit report shows Britain is doomed

Report was drawn up for Department for Exiting the EU but leaked to BuzzFeed.<p>Brexit would damage the British economy regardless of which trade deal …

Pound slips by a cent on fears over Brexit divisions

Sterling was down by more than a cent to just above $1.40 after newspaper reports suggested acrimony at senior levels of the Conservative party over …

Five trends for HR in 2018

Authored by <b>Richard Cheeseman</b>, <b>Director HCM Applications Marketing EMEA.</b><p>Employment models are under strain like never before. There’s an increasing …

Human Resources

Why Do So Many Managers Forget They’re Human Beings?

In our assessments, surveys, and interviews of over a thousand leaders, many comments stood out, but one in particular was especially powerful and thought-provoking. “Leadership today,” Javier Pladevall, CEO of Volkswagen Audi Retail in Spain, told us, “is about unlearning management and relearning …

Leadership

US farmers could lose it all if Donald Trump's so-called 'NAFTA deal' collapses

A collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap, could create the most …

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

11 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

You landed the job. Congrats!<p>Now it's time to make your boss love you by becoming a star employee. Start with these 11 things successful people do to make the most of the first three months in a new position.

UK too slow in making its Brexit demands for trade, say EU diplomats

Whitehall failure to formally ask for continuation of non-EU deals cited as an example of lethargy<p>The UK’s record of presenting its demands “at five past midnight” during the Brexit negotiations is developing into a major problem, senior EU diplomats have said, with frustrations now emerging over …

US 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels anger China, South Korea

China and South Korea have accused the US of abusing global trade rules after Donald Trump approved import tariffs on solar panels and washing …