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  • Copyright statement | Infinite Ideas
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  • Zombie identification for beginners | Infinite Ideas
    the coffee machine changing the invoicing system or a complete departmental restructure they don t like it and it s not going to work In fact they ll do all they can to ensure it doesn t You ll never see the resistors put as much effort or creative energy into anything as they put into trying to keep things the way they ve always been Not all changes are good and some have huge implications for the business and the individuals working within it but these people haven t thought deeply about the changes they just dislike them because they are not what went before They re always right but they re never willing to put their money where their mouth is This kind of workplace walker could spend the whole day telling colleagues why management is doing everything wrong and will bore you for an entire lunch hour if you re unlucky enough to encounter them in the canteen They particularly love introducing new recruits to all the flaws of the department or organization it gives them a sense of power They create a bad atmosphere in a team making their manager s job a lot harder It s not their fault Zombies never own up to their mistakes not even to themselves which means they can never learn from them With the workplace walker there s always a reason for an error but it s because of some failing in the system or a problem created by one of their co workers I wasn t given the figures from accounts in good time I only did what the project manager told me that s the answer the system gave when I put the information in They can become aggressive if any suggestion is made that they could have done something to mitigate the situation and make more work for their manager and colleagues because somebody else has to sort out their errors They don t stand out or they stand out for the wrong reasons A typical office zombie just won t get noticed by management outside their department If they do catch somebody s eye it s likely to be for the wrong reasons Oh yeah the guy who s always playing practical jokes Is she the one that really kicked up a fuss when we moved the coffee machine This is not the route to promotion They eat the same lunch every day In 2015 research undertaken for butter manufacturer Lurpak into the eating habits of 2 000 office workers revealed that 32 per cent of UK workers eat exactly the same lunch each day a cheese sandwich The average worker has been doing this for almost four and a half years and despite the monotony 40 per cent of respondents said that lunch is usually the highlight of their working day That s just depressing and seems to be further evidence of a lack of care about work that it is something routine just

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  • What would Rick do? Ten career-boosting tips from The Walking Dead | Infinite Ideas
    is invested while Joe s Claimers all aim for individual self advancement which doesn t suit Daryl Speak up follow the rules stick to your job description and don t ask questions and pretty soon you ll find you are one of the walker herd To get noticed you need to take every opportunity you can to show you are thinking creatively and wholly engaged with pushing the business forward Respect others Deanna s inclusive style of leadership makes everybody feel valued She listens considers and aims for consensus rather than forcing her views on others and Alexandria is OK was a peaceful and well ordered town as a result Take a break Rick never allowed himself to stop for a moment It eventually took its toll on him as he began to hallucinate dead members of his group including his wife A lesson for us all on the importance of rest Love your mistakes most are not career fatal As Deanna says Some day this pain will be useful to you so treat mistakes as learning opportunities Just make sure you don t repeat them Be adaptable one crucial difference between the show s survivors and those who failed to make it past the first season is the ability to take changing circumstances in their stride even benefit from them Embracing change is the only way to avoid getting left behind in business Don t be a bastard the demise of The Governor Dawn and the residents of Terminus demonstrates that nasty guys do not finish first Ambition does not mean destroying everybody in your path Daryl s competent tough nice and still around Dare to be different don t think there is only one way to get to the top Just as in the safety of Alexandria Rick yearned for the danger of the outside world some people are simply not cut out for corporate life Setting out on your own may be a less sure route to success but that s all part of the thrill Walkers aren t the main problem our gang s survival would be easy if all they had to worry about were the undead it s the other people who create danger Careers don t happen in isolation so keep an eye on what your ambitious colleagues are doing By presenting simple business concepts in an entertaining way the book aims to encourage people who may never have picked up a business book before to engage with their careers Search Recent posts Alice in strategy land by Kate M Santon can help improve your business Career lessons from The Walking Dead be adaptable The pros and cons of self publishing your business book Zombie identification for beginners What would Rick do Ten career boosting tips from The Walking Dead Blog Post Categories 100 Management Models 15 5742 Days 6 Authentic leadership 10 Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us 8 Book publishing 51 Business and finance 128 Classic Wine Library 8

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  • The best business card you’ll ever have is about 200 pages long | Infinite Ideas
    like Riding the Whirlwind The Global M A Tango and 100 Management Models his speaking engagements and fees have doubled his profile tripled and his clients quadrupled I highly recommend you to get your ideas on paper particularly if they are unique he says Trompenaars is quite right to say that if you ve got interesting ideas you need to record them but you also need to distribute them and there is simply no better way to do it than in a book Why Because people don t throw books away Getting a publisher to commit to your book idea isn t easy unless you re already a well known author but self publishing gives you a product that has far less impact As Barry Gibbons former global CEO of Burger King and author of six books in including If You Want to Make God Really Laugh Show Him Your Business Plan says A published book accent on published can bring a string of powerful indirect benefits It can boost a CV It can take the place of a business card with 1000 times the impact It can open up lucrative speaking or consulting opportunities It can enhance an author s reputation in a defined target market Gibbons is a prolific and entertaining speaker who addresses huge conferences from Las Vegas to Bangkok and there s no doubt that his books have helped him get to where he is In fact if you want to be on the speaking circuit and you haven t got a book published you have a huge hurdle to overcome Brendan Barns formerly CEO of Speakers for Business and founder of London Business Forum insists that having a business book published can give instant credibility to an author especially if it s in partnership with a major publisher This can he says open the door to a lucrative speaking career especially if the author has some charisma A published book can also have some more subtle effects on the authors profile Ken Langdon is the author of 20 practical business books and ghost writer of several more and he points out that it massively enhances your search engine profile A Google search on many business managers wouldn t throw up much apart from a LinkedIn page which is of course their own writing Google an author however and you get their Amazon page along with the publisher s potted history of the author The author may also have written this but it doesn t look like that If you want to see the effect for yourself just type Ken Langdon into Google Search Recent posts Alice in strategy land by Kate M Santon can help improve your business Career lessons from The Walking Dead be adaptable The pros and cons of self publishing your business book Zombie identification for beginners What would Rick do Ten career boosting tips from The Walking Dead Blog Post Categories 100 Management Models 15 5742 Days 6 Authentic leadership 10

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  • The Infinite Ideas blog | Infinite Ideas | Page 2
    can be the person behind the spotlight who gets all the glory Read more How can you make the book you ve written work for your business 11 January 2016 by Richard Burton in Book publishing Business and finance Publishing for business Over the years Infinite Ideas has published dozens of books with businesses and the research we ve done shows that a printed book is a unique promotional tool We found that out of ten thousand consultants in the UK 72 of respondents claimed that as a result of being published recognition of their brand increased nearly 60 claimed that they picked up more speaking events after being published and 65 stated that being published gained them more clients Read more Making it in a man s world We talk to Susannah Clarke co author of Implementing ISO 9001 2015 6 January 2016 by Catherine Holdsworth in Business and finance Implementing ISO 9001 2015 Engineering and process management are sectors that are dominated by a male workforce While it may seem to be a man s world Susannah Clarke co author of Implementing ISO 9001 2015 Thrill your customers and transform your cost base with the new gold standard for business management has over 30 years experience in this industry Read more Collaborative leadership can boost the productivity of your company 4 January 2016 by Catherine Holdsworth in Business and finance One usually thinks about leadership as an individual position assigned to one person only However Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove authors of What we mean when we talk about leadership have discovered that in certain situations teams that collaborate can be leaders in their fields and can be more powerful than one individual overseer Read more Game of thrones on business is an excellent stocking filler 22 December 2015 by Catherine Holdsworth in Business and finance Game of Thrones on Business Unless you ve been hiding under a rock these past few months there have been speculations running wild about the new series of Game of Thrones and um well yeah turns out that Jon Snow might still be alive I mean we certainly didn t ever think this we know nothing after all We definitely didn t believe it when we saw Kit s luscious locks at Wimbledon nor were we swayed when we saw pictures of him on the set Read more Previous 1 2 3 4 41 42 43 Next Search Share this Blog Post Categories 100 Management Models 15 5742 Days 6 Authentic leadership 10 Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us 8 Book publishing 51 Business and finance 128 Classic Wine Library 8 Codebreaking our future 6 Current events 37 Entertainment 39 Football Business 9 Game of Thrones on Business 22 Implementing ISO 9001 2015 5 Lifestyle 43 Nine visions of capitalism 14 Publishing for business 4 Sherry 6 Spirits distilled 8 The corporate wellness bible 1 The Diversity Dashboard 7 Uncategorized 4 Wine and spirits 30 Working With The Walking Dead

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    the subject of Edvard Munch s painting The Scream as the quality management landscape turns vibrant orange behind them Read more Where can you get great Austrian wine 30 November 2015 by Catherine Holdsworth in Classic Wine Library Wine and spirits No this isn t a joke we re not going to throw in a punch line that will undoubtedly fall flat Austrian wine is relatively rare on the supermarket shelves and in the fridges of avid wine drinkers and yet it is experiencing something of a renaissance in quality and popularity Of course as a publisher we would advise that if you are new to Austrian wine or even if you aren t that you read The wines of Austria by Stephen Brook which provides a comprehensive analysis of the different producers of Austrian wine Read more Context is king when implementing the new ISO 9001 standard 26 November 2015 by Catherine Holdsworth in Business and finance Implementing ISO 9001 2015 Paul Simpson co author of Implementing ISO 9001 2015 argues that while all organisations understand the markets they operate in it s through using the example of a corner shop that we can gain insights into how to apply this knowledge to satisfy the ISO 9001 2015 requirements The 5th edition of ISO 9001 contains significant requirements for organisations to assess and take actions on information in their working environment Read more Fons Trompenaars and the power of publishing 23 November 2015 by Richard Burton in 100 Management Models Book publishing Business and finance Current events Nine visions of capitalism Publishing for business Last week celebrated cross cultural management guru Fons Trompenaars rose in the influential Thinkers50 global ranking of business thinkers Trompenaars climbed to 33rd place partly due to his recent book written with Charles Hampden Turner Nine Visions of Capitalism but mainly according to Stuart Crainer who created Thinkers50 with Des Dearlove in 2001 due to a significant increase in citations of his work during the last two years Read more What about the customer experience 18 November 2015 by Catherine Holdsworth in Business and finance Implementing ISO 9001 2015 Susannah Clarke co author of Implementing ISO 9001 2015 asks whether the principles of DFMA are enough if customer delight gets overlooked along the way I m working on an interesting project in the construction sector at the moment looking at how and what this sector can learn from the automotive and aerospace industry and the standards they now achieve particularly related to Design for Manufacture and Assembly DFMA Read more Previous 1 2 3 4 5 41 42 43 Next Search Share this Blog Post Categories 100 Management Models 15 5742 Days 6 Authentic leadership 10 Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us 8 Book publishing 51 Business and finance 128 Classic Wine Library 8 Codebreaking our future 6 Current events 37 Entertainment 39 Football Business 9 Game of Thrones on Business 22 Implementing ISO 9001 2015 5 Lifestyle 43 Nine visions of capitalism

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  • The Infinite Ideas blog | Infinite Ideas | Page 41
    has written two new gluten free ebooks which Infinite Ideas are publishing this month The books are called Living gluten free and Gluten free kids They re handy quick guides if you suffer from coeliac disease or know someone who does Living gluten free by Kate Stanton Adopting a gluten free diet is essential if you suffer from coeliac disease Read more What are you looking at 1 May 2013 by Infinite Ideas in Lifestyle It s rare but when used effectively second person narration can knock the reader s socks off Anybody who read Fighting Fantasy books when they were younger will know the second person narrative style intimately You enter the cavern and see a werewolf dead ahead What will you do This viewpoint is something of an outsider in narrative theory but when used well it can have a profound effect on your reader Read more How To Lose Weight 22 April 2013 by Infinite Ideas in Lifestyle Master the art of goal setting to turn your dream of losing weight into reality Most of us don t do it but planning really works A well known study of a group of US students in the 1950s found that only three per cent of the graduates wrote a set of goals for their lives Read more Sea bass baked in a Maldon sea salt crust 8 April 2013 by Nadia Garcia in Lifestyle 1 x 1 1 5kg sea bass gutted and scaled For the salt crust mix 1 5kg Maldon sea salt 1 heaped tbsp coriander seeds 1 level tbsp black peppercorns ½ tbsp Szechuan peppercorns slightly crushed ½ tbsp fennel seeds 12 cardamom seeds slightly crushed 10 star anise I egg white beaten optional For the filling 1 stick lemongrass 3 sprigs fresh coriander 2 lime leaves cut in half 5 thin slices fresh ginger 1 mild red or green chilli split in two and deseeded For the beurre blanc 50g Thai shallots finely chopped 1 glass of Sancerre ½ glass white wine vinegar 250g unsalted butter cut into small cubes and refrigerated 2 sprigs coriander 1 tsp chopped lemongrass half a lime leaf 1 heaped tsp chopped sushi ginger juice of 1 lime ½ tsp wasabi paste Serves 4 Mix all the salt crust ingredients except the optional egg white together well Read more Previous 1 2 3 39 40 41 42 43 Next Search Share this Blog Post Categories 100 Management Models 15 5742 Days 6 Authentic leadership 10 Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us 8 Book publishing 51 Business and finance 128 Classic Wine Library 8 Codebreaking our future 6 Current events 37 Entertainment 39 Football Business 9 Game of Thrones on Business 22 Implementing ISO 9001 2015 5 Lifestyle 43 Nine visions of capitalism 14 Publishing for business 4 Sherry 6 Spirits distilled 8 The corporate wellness bible 1 The Diversity Dashboard 7 Uncategorized 4 Wine and spirits 30 Working With The Walking Dead 3 Archive Select Month April

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  • The Infinite Ideas blog | Infinite Ideas | Page 42
    the Tatin 24 medium shallots unpeeled 200g Maldon sea salt with a little reserved for seasoning 2 sprigs of thyme 2 sprigs of rosemary 1 tbsp salted butter softened Freshly milled black pepper 4 x 10cm rounds of rolled out puff pastry approximately 2 5mm thick 1 tbsp good olive oil To serve Steamed broccoli or green beans Serves 4 Preheat the oven to 180 C 350 F gas 4 Read more Bramley apple and lemon thyme crumble 8 April 2013 by Nadia Garcia in Uncategorized You will need 4 x 6 cm stainless steel rings For the crumble 50g caster sugar 60g soft unsalted butter 55g ground almonds ½ tsp Maldon sea salt 60g soft white flour 3 Bramley apples 5 tsp clear thyme honey 25g unsalted butter 1 sprig fresh lemon thyme 10g sultanas For the salted caramel sauce 4 tbsp water 60g granulated sugar 6 tbsp double cream a pinch Maldon sea salt For the mascarpone ice cream 250ml full fat milk 150g mascarpone 3 egg yolks 75g caster sugar Serves 4 Make the ice cream beforehand Read more Maldon salted dark chocolate fondant 8 April 2013 by Nadia Garcia in Uncategorized For the ice cream 200ml pasteurised egg yolk 300g caster sugar 500ml double cream 500ml milk 1 vanilla pod seeded 200g macadamia nuts 2 tsp Maldon sea salt For the fondants 250g dark chocolate couverture minimum 60 cocoa solids 250g unsalted butter 5 whole eggs 5 egg yolks 300g caster sugar 250g plain flour 2 tsp Maldon sea salt Serves 8 Begin by making the ice cream Read more How To Declutter A House 1 April 2013 by Infinite Ideas in Lifestyle Decluttering is the new black Whether you want to make extra space or simply clear up your home get set for a brutal experience There is a way of tackling tidying that lacks commitment It involves tucking papers in drawers putting magazines back in the rack and working on the assumption that I might use it one day Read more Reducing Your Carbon Footprint 1 March 2013 by Infinite Ideas in Lifestyle Carbon footprint is the buzzword when it comes to living a greener life We all have one we shouldn t and the fastest way to reduce it is to make your home a greener place Your home is probably your main source of pollution Hard to accept isn t it But once you turn eco spy you ll find ways of making it green Read more Previous 1 2 3 40 41 42 43 Next Search Share this Blog Post Categories 100 Management Models 15 5742 Days 6 Authentic leadership 10 Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us 8 Book publishing 51 Business and finance 128 Classic Wine Library 8 Codebreaking our future 6 Current events 37 Entertainment 39 Football Business 9 Game of Thrones on Business 22 Implementing ISO 9001 2015 5 Lifestyle 43 Nine visions of capitalism 14 Publishing for business 4 Sherry 6 Spirits distilled 8 The

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