Tag Archives | soft skills

Five Mistakes People Make In Mid-Year Reviews

Throughout our careers, as leaders we have all had to deliver performance reviews. How often have you felt that staff have valued the performance review process?

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Leadership Focus: It’s Always About The People

One of the biggest commodities that organisations have are the very people they employ. Do you wonder why the investment in staff education has almost ground to halt in the current climate we live in? After all, without people there would be no business.

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Career Motivation: What Legacy Will You Leave (What Would They Say In Your Leaving Card)

Have you ever thought about what your colleagues would say on your leaving card? What would you like people to say about your legacy?

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Career Motivation: Listen First And Seek To Understand

Have you ever been involved in meetings or projects, where you find more talking and little listening going on? Did you find a scenario where people were just not used to listening to each other? People talking over over each other, even if to try and gain one upmanship on a fellow colleague. Does this [...]

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Leadership Focus: What Do You Fear the Most?

There have been plenty of times in my own career, where I have stopped myself from taking definitive action to complete a specific task. There were also many reasons that potentially held me back, beit fear which came in many different guises – although I didn’t appreciate that at the time. Have you ever been [...]

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Career Motivation: It’s The Little Things That Make The Difference

We’ve all be in various relationships at one time or another. Beit a husband, wife, brother, sister or the like. Do you remember a time, where you would constantly go out of your way to be helpful in more ways than one. Often, you may have found yourself unappreciated or simply taken advantage of. How [...]

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Career Education : 5 things to do instead of watching TV

Throughout our lives, we have all had a tendancy to spend our time in various ways – some useful and some wasteful times. The next time you have any spare time, be sure to take every opportunity to learn a new skill. How will you feel, when your career accelerates faster. Top 5 things to do [...]

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Before Your Next Qualification…

…ask yourself why you are doing it, what will it really give you, how will you benefit from it in a way you cannot get the knowledge more simply and more cheaply elsewhere.

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