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What’s the one thing no business traveler can be without?

Today’s business travelers expect to slip seamlessly between cities, countries and even continents. But what are the absolute essentials without which business on the move would completely collapse? We’ve been searching for the most important items for the business traveler, and we’ve come up with the following five.  1. …


The common pitfalls with performance-related pay

Linking pay and reward to performance is nothing new, but do it with care. I never took kindly to the idea of respecting my elders. As it happens, I have immense respect for a number of people from an earlier …


Keeping productivity high in December

It’s tempting to write off the “winding down time” before a major holiday as a period when useful work will suffer – but there’s no need. Identifying important and urgent work, and the difference between the two, is the key… …


How to Feng Shui your Workplace

Are you a messy desk person? If getting through the layers of post-it notes, files and print-outs on your desk would require an archaeological dig, using the principles of feng shui could really help. You might not go as far …


The 4 essential trends to consider in your 2014 planning

The latest Regus Business Confidence Index (BCI) shows that business confidence has remained flat overall in the last 6 months. That means that only the smartest, most agile businesses will thrive in 2014. Have you started planning next year? Here …


The 7 habits of highly effective remote workers 

Our new report Managing at arm’s length shows that almost 50% of professionals across the globe now work remotely for half of their working week. It’s become the norm to collaborate with co-workers who you have never met face-to-face. Here …


Is it time to switch off your IT department?

There was a time when computer operators ran our programs on monstrous machines with minimal computing power and storage capacity. Now we do it! There was a time when we dictated letters to be typed by young girls in typing …


10 tips for winning over foreign clients

When you’re meeting with people from another culture, knowing local etiquette is absolutely vital. We operate in 100 countries around the globe, so we’re used to doing business across borders. Here are some etiquette tips to guarantee a great meeting… …


6 ways to guarantee a terrible meeting

Organizations thrive on meetings, but getting them wrong can be toxic. Unproductive meetings waste time and cost businesses millions. So how do you make sure every meeting – whether it’s with your biggest client or most junior team member – …


The best kind of networking

Everyone accepts the importance of networking. Many of us get our best work through personal introductions, or hire our best people on the basis of a personal recommendation. We know the power of word of mouth. Today, when a rumour …


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