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How to discover and show off your potential

Be proactive rather than wait for bosses to recognise your skills

Train yourself with ‘pull-ups for the brain’

Learn to ignore today’s frequent distractions

What to do if refused a pay rise

There are options beyond leaving the company

Mature businessman presenting to colleagues at a meeting
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Delicate balancing act of trusting staff

Managers can take steps to ensure they do not overload employees

Mature businessman presenting to colleagues at a meeting
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Delicate balancing act of trusting staff

Managers can take steps to ensure they do not overload employees

Ups and downs of international secondment

Going overseas requires sensitivity to local office politics

Strategies to help you switch off

Simple tricks to divert the mind away from work

Older interns need soft skills

When your boss is much younger than you, tact is key

How to deal with ‘toxic’ workers

Managers must deal with problem employees who affect others

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How to make the most of an alumni network

Founding a group for former staff is low risk and low cost

Closing the office as a gift for staff

Minimising the people who need to turn up ensures a good break

Following Zuckerberg on paternity leave

Advice is to not be deterred by stereotypes and be courageous

How banning tech can boost focus

Leave your smartphones and laptops outside the meeting room

Quick-thinking can recover a pitch

Take cues from your audience to turn things around

Strategies for staff facing a merger

First, stop relying on your boss for reassurance

Preparation is key for non-executives

Careful planning and apps help to manage workload

How aspiring leaders can show their merit

Burnish credentials by demonstrating ability, not charisma

Pick yourself up when moved down

A demotion is painful but it pays to plan your response

Back from maternity leave

Flexibility and frankness help new mothers and their managers

The upside of work-life imbalance

Strict compartmentalisation can be counter-productive

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