Leadership

The Importance of Assertiveness in the Modern Workplace

How do you rate yourself as a communicator? This is a question we ask many of our clients especially if they are in a people-facing role on a day-to-day basis.  People facing roles include team leadership, management, training, HR or customer service. These roles collectively require you to be a master communicator and the skill …

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Harness Your Emotional Intelligence – an Essential Skill for The Future

I first became interested in Emotional Intelligence otherwise known as Emotional Quotient (EQ) way back when I was studying psychology as part of my degree course.  Once I read Daniel Goleman’s book on the subject I was sold and since then I have been working to improve my own Emotional Intelligence in addition to incorporating …

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Are You Ready for Re-entry?

Most of my blogs are inspired by conversations with clients and learners.  While we are well recognised for our training, leadership and career development courses, behind the scenes, we’re much more than that.  We help individuals and companies to solve problems, drive innovation and most importantly move with the times. So why am I writing …

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Three Great Tips for Leading Your Multi-Generational Workforce

Over the past decade, workplace dynamics have become more diverse and complex. People are living longer and working longer which, combined with advances in technology and the way we work is presenting new challenges for employers and business leaders. Forward-looking organizations are already adjusting their approach to interacting with employees at all levels and are …

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7 Reasons Why Leadership Coaching Works

Over the past year we have been supporting managers & leaders to manage their employees and teams through some very challenging and uncertain times.  We have encountered numerous situations where a manager/team lead or supervisor has become overwhelmed with the additional demands brought on by the COVID-19 remote working.  The ability to motivate and influence …

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Upskilling the 21st-Century Workforce

As businesses strive to recover from the disruption caused by COVID-19 staff training should focus on upskilling and building your 21st-century workforce.  Equally, individuals should be monitoring their professional development to keep themselves relevant to meet the demands of the future skills economy.  According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), we are experiencing a ‘double …

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Team Simulations – Why Experience-Based Training Works

Many organisations are using team simulation exercises to develop the skills and capabilities of their employees and teams. Team simulation training often comprises employees from different departments who come together to work as a team in an unfamiliar challenging, time-limited, and fun environment. The newly formed teams must work together to communicate, make decisions, solve …

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