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Why Are Your People Thinking of Leaving? How to "Roll With the Punches"
Anyone who's lost a job knows what a body blow it can be. It can make you feel sad and angry, and it can damage your self-esteem. But you can fight back and rebuild your career.

Our article, How to Recover From Job Loss, can help you to turn this setback into a gain.

As a manager, you might be in the painful position of having to let people go. It's a difficult situation that requires thinking on your feet. You can find strategies for doing this in our article, BRAIN, BRAN and BRAND.

Our article, When Teams Shrink, can also help you to manage your team's emotions and expectations if downsizing becomes necessary.

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When Teams Shrink When Teams Shrink

Learn how to guide your team through the practical and emotional upheaval of layoffs.

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A Final Note

Becoming unexpectedly unemployed can affect more than just your financial security - it can also impact your emotional wellbeing. But staying positive and planning for the future, rather than dwelling on the past, can lead to opportunities and experiences that you might not have considered before!

Next week, find out how you can use the Plan-Do-Check-Act framework to refine and improve processes. And discover how to identify and avoid some common strategy pitfalls.

Have a great week!

James Manktelow (CEO) and Elizabeth Eyre (Head of Editorial)
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