Accurate Self-Assessment: Why is it important and do we really have it? Dec 11, 2018

Have you ever felt frustrated with others, or even yourself because they (or you) have not met your expectations?

Have you ever felt the want to appear ‘right’ in front of others?
Do you feel that your opinions always matter?

Do you often feel offended  (or insulted) when feedback...

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Training or Coaching: Which Suits You Best? Oct 23, 2018

In our previous articles, we talked about how investing in a training and coaching program can bring about many benefits to you and your organisation. However, choosing which among the two development options is best can be a difficult decision to make as this can affect the overall...

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The Importance of Coaching Individuals and Organisations Oct 09, 2018

Behind the success of any team is a great coach.

 

Imagine a football team without a coach playing against a team that has one? Which team do you think has the advantage of winning the competition? How do you think the competition itself would play out?

Obviously, it would not play well.

The...

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Four Key Areas that Every Employee Should be Trained In Sep 25, 2018

In our previous article, “The Priceless Benefits of Training in Organisations”, we learned that any organisation that invests in employee training is investing in their own success. We learned that by investing in a great training program, you will provide your employees with the...

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The Priceless Benefits of Training in Organisations Sep 12, 2018

Imagine this: You are in need of life saving surgery and you were given a choice between two different doctors. One is a trained surgeon and a specialist in their field, and the other was not. Which of the two would you choose?

What if the cost of having the untrained doctor as your surgeon was...

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Communication: The Secret Ingredient to Effective Leadership Aug 14, 2018

“The art of communication is the language of leadership.” James Humes

As fruitcake lacks spirit without wine, so does leadership without communication. Communication is a skill every leader should have — it is the core ingredient to effective leadership.

Leadership,...

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Remote Working: Friend or Foe? Aug 09, 2018

Whilst there are obvious benefits for employees in working remotely, do they outweigh the negatives, and how can Social and Emotional Intelligence competencies help both the employer and employee?

 

In today’s world, striking a balance between work and home life can be a challenge!

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Inspirational Leadership: Making a Difference in Peoples’ Lives Jul 31, 2018

On the 28th of August 1963, a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. became a major turning point in American history.

King spent most of his life advocating equal rights for all. He used non-violent resistance to overcome injustice and to put an end to segregation laws which prevented...

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You Know You Should Be Outsourcing HR When You Run Into These 7 Problems Jul 25, 2018

Small and medium business owners often delay outsourcing HR because of the perceived loss of control or the perceived costs involved.

Both reasons may be misguided. Once you’ve reached the ‘tipping point’ when it is no longer cost-effective, time-effective or productive to look...

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Mastering the Helm of our Emotions Jul 03, 2018

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 Jun 19, 2018

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 May 29, 2018

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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