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March 2020

Why Great Leaders Are Always Learning

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you know the secret all great leaders share?   It's that there's an intrinsic value to lifelong learning, and by embracing it, you can develop and grow your leadership capabilities.  Simon Sinek, motivational speaker and author of the bestselling book Start With Why, says, "Leadership [...]

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8 Easy Steps to Plan and Prioritise When Working Remotely

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Career, Virtual Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Staying focused when working remotely can be challenging, even for seasoned professionals.  Constant distractions - from that pile of laundry that needs ironing to your dog wanting a brisk walk – staying focused can be harder than [...]

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New to Leadership? Here Are 5 Strategies To Implement Immediately

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’ve recently been promoted to your first leadership role, congratulations!   The step up to management is exciting, but it can be a steep learning curve too, and one that will take you out of [...]

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February 2020

How To Ensure Wellbeing In Your Virtual Team

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Virtual Teams|Tags: , , , , , , |

For leaders with virtual teams, ensuring your employees stay happy and healthy means not only ensuring they have the right tools for their work but that you commit to regular communication to promote a sense [...]

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Why You Need to Develop Your Influencing Style in 2020

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: Influencing, Leadership, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , , |

What exactly is influencing; and importantly, how can you develop this essential skill? In essence, influencing is the ability to affect the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something else. And the ability to [...]

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January 2020

5 Steps to Developing an Agile Team Culture

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: Career, Team Development, Virtual Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Before we get into developing your ideal agile virtual team culture, it’s worth thinking about what exactly we mean by ‘agile’. An agile team is a cross-functional group of individuals that have the necessary people [...]

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Why You Should Be Using Your Webcam For Meetings

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: Career, Virtual Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Organising meetings that are productive and efficient is a fine art. And never more so if you are developing a virtual team who are too far away for regular face to face meetings.  A recent study on trends in high performing global teams concluded that [...]

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