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  1. Motivation - Repeated Efforts

    MOTIVATION – Repeated Efforts


    By Nikki Viljoen of N Viljoen Consulting CC – August 2010

    Robert Collier says “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

    I was recently interviewed by Helen Nicolson (for her new book on Networking) and one of the questions that she asked me was “What do you consider as success.”

    I don’t think that I missed a beat before replying something along the lines of that success means ...
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  2. BLOGGING 101 - The Content - Part 10

    BLOGGING TIPS – The Content – Part 10


    By Nikki Viljoen – Viljoen Consulting CC July 2010

    I think that one of the things that is truly visible in my writing is the fact that I really enjoy writing. Sure it can become a pain in the rear end, especially if I am pressed for time or I don’t have anything prepared and I am running around like a mad person trying to get everything done – pretty much like today - but generally speaking, I really do enjoy writing! ...
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  3. BLOGGING 101 - The Content - Part 9

    BLOGGING TIPS – The Content – Part 9


    By Nikki Viljoen – Viljoen Consulting CC July 2010

    My being a specialist in terms of being an Internal Auditor means that I am a ‘generalist’ in most of the other fields that I write about. Does that mean that I don’t have a clue about what I am talking about when it comes to those articles – of course not! What it does mean though is that I will usually have to do some research in order to check my facts.

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  4. HR - What to do when . . . You employees want to go on Strike - Part 8

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    WHAT TO DO WHEN . . . . Your Staff Want to Strike – Part 8

    By Nikki Viljoen – N Viljoen Consulting CC.

    Here we are again, at the dismissals. Your staff have embarked on an ‘Unprotected and/or illegal’ strike, you have issued an ultimatum and they have not returned to work. The ball is now in your court.

    Remember though that you still have to decide whether dismissing them would be considered ‘fair’ before you dismiss. The ...
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  5. HR - What to do when . . . You employees want to go on Strike - Part 7

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    WHAT TO DO WHEN . . . . Your Staff Want to Strike – Part 7

    By Nikki Viljoen – N Viljoen Consulting CC.

    What exactly is an “Unprotected or Prohibited” Strike? Well it’s really quite simple and literally means what it says – if the employees and/or union have not followed the correct procedures and/or if they are striking over anything that is not ‘protected’ (see previous articles on this subject), then the strike is not protected, which basically ...
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