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Practical articles containing resources and strategies for leaders, managers, and human resources teams to help you develop yourself, your team, and your organisation.

Mastering the Helm of our Emotions

On the fateful night of April 14, 1912, the lives of 2,222 passengers of the LMS Titanic would never be the same again. The Titanic, the largest “unsinkable” luxury ship ever known in the history of mankind, met its tragic end when it hit an iceberg in the middle of the North Atlantic...

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Replacing Unwanted Behaviour With Results

Have you ever observed a group of children at play and noticed how they interact with each other?

They start out with an amiable spirit play and they laugh and run around. They might disagree, which often ends with tears or with fists flying around, and they form these little groups where someone...

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Running Life’s Race with Perseverance

In 1968, a Tanzanian marathon runner made history.  John Stephen Akhwari was one of the four athletes who was sent on the long journey from East Africa to Mexico City in pursuit of Tanzania’s first-ever Olympic medal. In the height of the competition, Akhwari cramped up due to the...

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The 5 Most Common Workplace Conflicts & What You Can Do About Them

High staff turnover, absenteeism, excess sick leave, problems with productivity, poor company culture, hushed voices around the office… this can all be a result of workplace conflict that is poorly handled.

If conflict is not adequately dealt with, it can even lead to more serious HR and...

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The Power of Forgiveness

You have probably heard the famous saying “To err is human but to forgive is divine”. It is a quote taken from an 18th Century English poet Alexander Pope on his poem entitled ‘An Essay on Criticism’.

It is undeniable that being human is predisposed to flaws, imperfections...

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The Single Reason You’re Struggling With Recruitment

A recent survey by the Employment Office illustrated that there were about 10 active candidates per role advertised.

I’ve often said in my recruitment career, it only takes one stand out applicant to fill a position, after all, you only need one applicant for one role, right?

Wrong!

The...

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Building A Bridge To Resolve Conflict

Dealing with difficult people, most especially in the workplace, can be a challenge for most. It would take a person with high Emotional Intelligence to deal with the issues they have with these people rationally and to keep their emotions in check. Let’s take a look at how to deal with...

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7 Questions You Should Ask To Check A Candidate’s Emotional Intelligence

If you want to build an ‘emotionally intelligent’ organisation, it helps to hire emotionally intelligent people!

 

But determining the EQ level for any individual is complex. Unlike IQ, there is no definitive test to take, with a score that you can put on it at the end.

Certain...

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