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skills

Do you want to develop new skills? Think like a bricklayer and play like a skateboarder!

April 18th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Do you want to develop new skills? Think like a bricklayer and play like a skateboarder!”

The first step toward building a skill is to figure out exactly what type of skill you’re building. Every skill falls into one of two categories: hard skills and soft skills. Daniel Coyle, author of The little book of talent, gives us the best insights about how to develop both of them.

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Do you really learn from your mistakes?

April 11th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Do you really learn from your mistakes?”

Is learning from mistakes overrated? In the business world failure has become an expected rite of passage, but we can reasonably wonder if it’s completely useless.

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intuition

Can you trust your intuitions?

April 5th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Can you trust your intuitions?”

Can we trust our hunces? John Coates, a neuroscientist and former Wall Street trader, answers this question saying that we should first recognize that intuition is not an occult gift – it is a skill.

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Accountability is Everyone’s Business

March 29th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Accountability is Everyone’s Business”

Does your business struggle with co-ordination and handovers between different teams? Do your teams work in silos? Are you losing time and money because things are not joined up?
One of our international manufacturing clients was struggling with these problems, suffering from deadline and cost overruns, and in one disastrous instance, the loss of a major customer.

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success

Are you striving for success? Be happy!

March 22nd, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Are you striving for success? Be happy!”

Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage, defines happiness as the experience of positive emotions combined with deeper feelings of meaning and purpose. Happiness implies a positive mood in the present and a positive outlook for the future. The chief engine of happiness is therefore positive emotions, since happiness is, above all else, a feeling. (more…)

training

How do you know if your training is effective?

March 14th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “How do you know if your training is effective?”

Don Kirkpatrick originally developed his four levels of training evaluation — reaction, learning, behavior, and results — almost one-half century ago. At each level the data become more objective and more meaningful to management and the bottom line.

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leadership

The seven fundamentals of military leadership

March 7th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “The seven fundamentals of military leadership”

A trained and ready army has as its foundation, competent and confident leaders. Such leaders are developed through a dynamic process consisting of three equally important pillars: institutional training, operational assignments, and self-development. (more…)

career

Do you want to boost your career? Boost your creativity.

February 28th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Do you want to boost your career? Boost your creativity.”

Creativity is the secret ingredient in highly successful careers. A lot of famous people have used creativity to advance their careers more rapidly than others around them. Alexander Hiam, one of the most innovation experts, outlines ten good ways to make your mark as an innovator.

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Is “Tick box syndrome” affecting you?

February 21st, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Is “Tick box syndrome” affecting you?”

Many of us are afflicted by a modern day problem that we call tick mode.

Consumed by multiple work and home commitments, we have become trapped in a world of checklists, where ticking something off our list has somehow become more important than living the experience. (more…)

workshop

How to start a successful workshop

February 18th, 2019 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “How to start a successful workshop”

How can a good trainer catch and hold participants’ attention from the start? Elaine Biech identifies ten aspects of getting your training session off to a good start. (more…)