Tackle Stress with a New Mindset

Tackle Stress with a New Mindset
Stress mindset and our ability to manage our emotions is an important aspect in our lives. This is a good article by DR. RYAN NIEMIEC on how we can tackle stress. Also check out our Emotional Intelligence (EQ) workshop to learn how to lead with emotional intelligence. Are you a "glass half-full" kind of person? When the word "stress" comes to mind, even the most optimistic person probably has a negative reaction. Most people don't wish for stres...

How Vulnerable Are You?

How Vulnerable Are You?
Being Vulnerable takes courage.  Many leaders put up an armour shield when they lead their team.  Is that what leadership is?  This is a great article about the importance of Vulnerability as leaders.... Superheroes - How vulnerable are they? Last year, 20 of the top 25 highest-grossing movies featured characters with super-human powers or extraordinary talents. Invincible leads like T’Challa, Captain America, and Aquaman appeal to us becaus

Never Punish Loyal Employees for being Honest

Never Punish Loyal Employees for being Honest
A great article on Listening and Honest Feedback.... My new boss told me to never be afraid to give feedback. The next Monday morning in a meeting, I happily shared my viewpoint on a new policy. Thereafter, I noticed my boss's disposition towards me changed. He stopped talking to me. I was shunned. I even felt the effects of this in my monthly performance appraisal, where he noted, I was not supportive of the organization, and I needed to be a better team

Why coaching, not gadgets, is key to getting the most out of employees

Forget the gadgets and “lifehacks” to increase productivity, my research with Julia Milner shows that managers need to become coaches to get the best out of their employees. Coaching means many things, from simply listening to staff, to helping them set personal goals or understand the company’s objectives. When employees understand the business goals, they can make their own decisions and not wait for someone to tell them what to do. When employees ar...

Invest in employees’ development

Competitiveness requires an organisation to put employees first and develop quality training programmes. PUBLISHED reports by the IMF, World Bank and OECD have been of consistent view that the global economy is in the midst of a decade-long slow growth environment characterised by an imminent productivity growth crisis. Regrettably, the growth outlook for 2017 shows a continuation of this trend globally. The looming labour shortage and skill defici
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