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Drake Business Review


The Drake Business Review is a quarterly publication for senior management that will help you meet the challenges and opportunities in your business - right now! This is your "in" to innovative ideas and articles that will assist to improve your business results, allowing you and your company to outperform.


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Previous Drake Business Review publications include:


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Volume 9: Number 1

In this issue:

  • Identifywho is about to quit
  • The beginners guide to HR Analytics
  • Create the Conditions to Ensure Team Success
  • Focus On: Making the Right Hire
  • 8 Core Competencies Every Leader Should Possess
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Volume 8: Number 2

In this issue:

  • Management Tips: Profiting from Business Challenges
  • Choosing the best service for your temporary staffing needs
  • Capture a competitive advantage through workforce planning   
  • Focus on high-potential talent
  • The HR Audit: an essential improvement tool
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Volume 8: Number 1

In this issue:

  • Management Tips: 6 Leadership Tips to Harness the Power of Teamwork
  • Focus on Leadership
  • Leading from a Distance: How to Manage Remote Employees     
  • Seven Steps to Creating a Winning Team Culture
  • How to Address Negativity in a Positive Way
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Volume 7: Number 2

In this issue:

  • Six Common Mistakes in Leading High Performers
  • Powerful Metrics to View Your Talent Impact
  • Building an Effective Team          
  • Performance Management Myths and Facts
  • How to Build Positive Relationships at Work
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Volume 7: Number 1

In this issue:

  • Management Tips: 10 ways to Keep Virtuosos Engaged
  • The Strategic Benefits of Outsourcing
  • 9 Characteristics of an Effective Executive Team          
  • How to Help Others Resolve Conflict
  • How to Handle Exit Interviews
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Volume 6: Number 2

In this issue:

  • Employee Performance - Do You Have Fizzlers or Sizzlers?
  • How to Build a Resilient, Stress-Resistant Workforce
  • 8 Ways to Handle Employee Objections When Delegating Tasks             
  • How to Become The Best Leader You Can Be
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Volume 6: Number 1

In this issue:

  • Five Critical Skills for Team Leadership
  • Reduce Employee Turnover in the First 90 Days
  • Feedback That Inspires Passion and Performance
  • How to Predict Managerial Success
  • Measuring the Impact of Absenteeism and Turnover                              
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Volume 5: Number 2

In this issue:

  • Aggressive Strategies to Win the Talent War
  • Boost Your Bottom Line with Better People Management
  • Why Your Employees are Just Not That Into You
  • Five Things that Deteriorate Team Communication
  • How to Delegate Effectively
  • You Don't Have Time NOT to Manage Your People
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Volume 5: Number 1

In this issue:

  • How to Ensure Your People Make, Don't Break Your Customer's Experience
  • Motivating & Inspiring Your People in Difficult Times
  • Why You Need to Build Trust to Boost Performance
  • How to Instill Behaviours That Support Your Corporate Strategy
  • The Ten People Mistakes Leaders Make
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Volume 4: Number 2

In this issue:

  • Ten Ways to keep Your Star Employees
  • What's your Leadership Bailout Plan?
  • Business Process Outsourcing Reaps Rewards
  • How to Avoid 8 Common Mistakes in Managing Change
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Volume 4: Number 1

In this issue:

  • The Myths About Rewarding Employees
  • Succession Planning - How Deep is Your Talent Pool?
  • The 3 Pillars of Executive Onboarding
  • 6 Key Principles for Managing Remote Employees
  • The Key Steps to Building Teams
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Volume 3: Number 2

In this issue:

  • 10 Ways to Create an Employee-Centered Workplace
  • Creating Chaos to Develop a High-Performance Organization
  • How to Resolve Conflicts Rationally and Effectively
  • Workforce Planning Improves Productivity
  • How to Retail Sales Talent in a Competitive Market
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Volume 3: Number 1

In this issue:

  • 10 Tips to Take Your Customer Service From Drab to Fab
  • How Winning Small Businesses Think Big & Save Smart
  • 8 Ways to Overhaul Performance Reviews and Transform Your Culture
  • 6 Steps to Simplify Remote Management
  • Dealing With Difficult Employees
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Drake Business Review Volume 2: Number 3

Volume 2: Number 3

In this issue:

  • Great Minds Don't Think Alike
  • Kick Start Your Talent Machine
  • 7 Strategies for Building a Great Team
  • Strategic Planning: Don't be Myth Led
  • The Onboarding Stages Critical for Employee Retention
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Drake Business Review Volume 2: Number 2

Volume 2: Number 2

In this issue


  • The five domains of high corporate performance
  • Common myths about employee motivation
  • Improve your listening skills
  • Don't leave your corporate reputation to chance
  • Intellectual capital: appreciate or you will depreciate


Drake Business Review Volume 2: Number 1

Volume 2: Number 1

In this issue:


  • Stumbling to the top
  • Make the competition irrelevant
  • Excel in conflict resolution
  • Rebuilding HR to add value
  • Virtual teams - your competitive advantage


Drake Business Review Volume 1: Number 2

Volume 1: Number 2

In this issue:


  • Why Intellectual Capital Is The Currency For Success - Lessons From Award Winning Dr. Nick Bontis
  • Seven Things You Need To Know To Build Great Teams
  • Understanding And Minimising CEO Failure
  • Successful Onboarding - How To Get Your Employees Started Off Right


Drake Business Review Volume 1: Number 1

Volume 1: Number 1

In this issue:

  • Predictive Management How To Optimize Human Capital
  • Choose Tomorrow`s Leaders Today
  • Power Up Performance: 9 Ways To Keep Employees Engaged
  • The Traits Of A True Leader