Alternative phrases managers can use to get along better with colleagues

Alternative phrases managers can use to get along better with colleagues

  It’s hard being a manager isn’t it? Why can’t people just do what they’re supposed to do when they’re supposed to do it? If they did there’d be no need for you to lose your temper would there? Unfortunately however, staff rarely do what they’re supposed to do when they’re supposed to do it…

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You’ve just been sacked……………why not compete in the X Games?

You’ve just been sacked……………why not compete in the X Games?

  Losing your job is a particularly trying time in life but it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Here is a list of people that also lost their jobs to help make you feel a bit better about yourself: Pete Best (the original Beatles drummer before Ringo Starr) Mary Antoinette Joan of Arc…

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How to survive a full day in the office even though you didn’t go to bed last night

How to survive a full day in the office even though you didn’t go to bed last night

  We’ve all been there. The ‘swift pint’ on a Tuesday night just as you’re starting to recover from a heavy festival weekend. The ‘swifty’ will however inevitably evolve into a swift six or seven pints of lager followed by shots and then it’s on to a late bar. After that, it’s anyone’s guess what…

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Netflix almost destroys itself by creating Quikster

Netflix almost destroys itself by creating Quikster

  Netflix’s streaming business had grown so quickly by 2010 that the company had shifted its focus from being the fastest-growing customer of the United States Postal Service’s first-class mail service, to the largest evening traffic source for Internet streaming in North America. The company subsequently introduced a standalone streaming service that was separate to…

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Emmanuel Macron says it’s about time France had its own Twitter account

Emmanuel Macron says it’s about time France had its own Twitter account

  President Emmanuel Macron has stated on record that it’s about time France signed up for a twitter account.   Speaking at the Viva Tech conference in Paris, France, Macron outlined how his government would slash the red tape that makes it difficult for him to tweet, and cited US President Donald Trump as an…

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DFS issues a profit warning amid claims it may have had one sale too many

DFS issues a profit warning amid claims it may have had one sale too many

  DFS Furniture shares have dipped by 22% after the sofa specialist admitted it may have had too many sales in the past.   The company blamed the general election for contributing to a sharp fall in demand in the second half of its financial year, but also admitted that customers may have cottoned on…

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Easyjet offers passengers the chance to live like a billionaire for 7minutes 23 seconds

Easyjet offers passengers the chance to live like a billionaire for 7minutes 23 seconds

  Easyjet is offering passengers the opportunity to live like a billionaire for 7 minutes and 23 seconds following the launch of a new venture that will allow its customers to use the private jet facilities at Luton Airport.   Despite the term, ‘private jet terminal and facilities at Luton airport’ sounding like a contradiction…

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US Supreme Court says Microsoft isn’t liable for the barren sex lives of Xbox owners

US Supreme Court says Microsoft isn’t liable for the barren sex lives of Xbox owners

  The U.S. Supreme Court sided with Microsoft in a lawsuit brought by gamers who claim their ability to get girlfriends has been severely hampered as a result of owning an Xbox.   The suit claims the Xbox console is so addictive that many high frequency users now struggle to get laid having never developed…

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Huawei says a UK retail ban will significantly improve its sales figures

Huawei says a UK retail ban will significantly improve its sales figures

  Huawei says sales will improve if the UK high court upholds an injunction banning it from selling smartphones in the UK.   The Chinese mobile phone giant has been ordered to pay royalties on the millions of smartphone sales it makes around the world, but says that being banned from the UK marketplace is…

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David Cameron forgets which football team he has supported since childhood

David Cameron forgets which football team he has supported since childhood

  Have you ever been asked a question by the boss that you should know the answer to – in fact you do know the answer really but on this particular occasion you experienced a bit of brain freeze. If you have, fear not because you’re not the only one. Former UK Prime Minister David…

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