Are you aware of your inner dialogue'? We give you the tools to assess your internal critic so you think more clearly and make more informed decisions.
If you fear a loss of control, you can end up being aggressive in your behaviour. Here's why staying cool and logical is the best way to assert yourself.
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What skills do you think you need in order to be really successful at work? It may seem obvious; you need, of course, to have very good technical skills, by which I mean you need to be an excellent lawyer, wealth manager, estate agent, manufacturer or whatever it is that you do. But there comes a point when your job shifts from being predominantly technical to being more about management.… read more →
As CEO of an organisation, losing your best fee earner or your most talented employee is very frustrating. After spending so much time and money, finding, recruiting, coaching and training employees, it’s understandably disheartening when they leave; especially when they leave your company to join a competitor. Some organisations go to great lengths to ensure that their employees are bound by complex contracts with non-compete clauses and enforced gardening leave.… read more →
The ability to continually create leadership breakthroughs is more critical than ever in today’s rapidly changing business world. Yet in the daily hubbub of running your business, do you stop to think about what it takes to achieve and maintain breakthrough performance? Breakthroughs happen with discipline and systematic focus. It’s about continually and consciously engaging in activities that allow you to mine for breakthrough gems. No matter where you are… read more →
In any organisation you would expect (and indeed want) a healthy turnover of staff. But if you start to lose your best people your business will suffer, especially if these people are enticed away by your competitors. Your best people are your biggest asset. If you hold exit interviews you may get some insight as to what is happening in your organisation, but it’s more than likely that either you… read more →
Some time or another everyone faces a time when a difficult conversation is necessary. It’s in those moments that your true leadership is tested. You may be dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client. Difficult conversations come in all forms, but they have one thing in common: They’re not easy. We all enjoy challenging others, helping them find their potential, motivating and inspiring… read more →
Good interpersonal skills are the hallmark of all great leaders. There is no leadership without effective communication, and those possessing the art of delivering thoughts and ideas in meaningful ways are those who are most successful. No academic discourse or any business degree can teach you how to become a skilful communicator. It is self-taught and learned by exposing oneself to situations where interpersonal skills are tested the most. Regardless… read more →
Sometimes it’s tough being a leader. You’re the one meant to inspire others, but who is your inspiration? Here is a collection of five of the best quotes by great leaders and influencers throughout history – Rockefeller & Hemingway, for example – and a few lesser known but no less important people. Perhaps you’ll find some nuggets of inspiration here and want to share them with your friends, family, colleagues… read more →