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Celebrate Aberdeen

December 8, 2010 by


The Urquhart Partnership are delighted to be supporting Celebrate Aberdeen, a brand new and exciting event planned for June 2011 which is the brainchild of Morven Mackenzie of Mackenzie PR.  The idea behind Celebrate Aberdeen that on June 11th 2011, the third sector will come together to parade down the city’s Union Street, supported by an array […]

Early Adopter, Safety in Numbers or Tail Ender?

December 6, 2010 by


Which are you? Early Adopter You like new ideas and pushing boundaries. You don’t try to keep up with the Jones’, they desperately try to keep up with you. You’re always willing to try new things. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t, but you don’t care as the sheer excitement of trying something new that […]

Average v Excellent

December 4, 2010 by


Think of someone who you believe to be average at their job. Now think of someone who is excellent at their job. What differentiates them? We ask this question a lot in the training sessions and workshops we run and the feedback we typically get looks something like this: Attitude Enthusiasm Confidence Technical knowledge Communication […]

New Supervisor Syndrome

December 2, 2010 by


It’s a common problem. You have a staff member who is great at their job and performing really well so you promote them into a managerial or supervisory role for the first time. Within days or weeks you find yourself wondering why they are not performing as well as expected. We call it New Supervisor […]