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25 Virtual Meeting Ice Breaker Ideas and Activities

  Are you overdosing on virtual meetings? For the majority of us having NO face to face meetings during our work is a new phenomenon and something we’re all having to get used to through this coronavirus crisis. In the past we’ve all be complaining…

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How Leaders Can Use Webinars To Train Their Staff Online

Just because your remote team is out of sight does not mean that they have to rely on self-directed learning methods to sharpen their skills or to improve what they do. There’s plenty of LIVE training and development that you can help them with and…

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6 Best Ways To Manage Remote Teams And Virtual Groups

We get asked a lot about what are the best ways to manage remote teams, especially if they are located in different time zones. One of our main clients has team members in The Philippines as well as Mexico. The time difference can cause major…

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4 Online Management Strategies For Presenting To Your Virtual Teams

No doubt you’ll be working on how to keep the lines of communication open between you and your team members while we go through these difficult times. Many of you will be in touch via phone, Zoom, Skype or other video conference software that will…

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Virtual Working Tip – Better To Check In Than To Check Up On Your Homeworkers

So you’re team are working remotely and you need to ensure the work is getting done and that they’re okay at the same time. It’s a tricky situation! When checking up, people feel judged and have to justify their time-spent and their results against pre-determined…

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How The DISC Assessment Can Benefit You And Your Team

Have you heard of the DISC assessment? You may have carried out some psychological assessments in your time, and may be familiar with programmes such as the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory. This helps you see the kind of person you are, highlighting your strengths and development…

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What Does It Mean To Be An Agile Leader?

One of the new ideologies being seen in leadership models today is the concept of agile leadership. Agility conjures up the idea of nimbleness, dynamism and adaptability, and the mentality of today’s leader has to include the ability to be flexible in the confines of…

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How Does Low Emotional Intelligence Manifest Itself?

There’s little doubt that emotional intelligence is one of the areas businesspeople have heard of and know maybe a little about. But what is it about this strange component of human interaction that has such an impact on us personally as well as inter-personally? One…

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Why Is Resilience And Well-Being A Hot Topic?

The best way to answer this question is to look into some of the surveys that have been carried out in workplaces recently and reported by the CIPD. If you have any doubt about the impact of mental ill health in your workplace, then I…

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7 Important Project Management Principles

No matter how short a time you have been involved in management, or whether you have held management positions for decades, your role can be systematically described as ‘managing a series of projects from inception to completion’. Whether you are spending 95% of your time…

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What Are The Benefits Of Equality And Diversity In The Workplace?

In today’s modern society, this seems like a question with such obvious answers, that we might wonder why we’re even asking it! However, we should remind ourselves why we must constantly strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workplace and the benefits it can bring…

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How To Improve Organisational Skills To Reduce Stress

Organising your working and personal life is not just important these days…it’s vital. You simply cannot manage everything you have to do in the time you have to do it, so it’s important to have good organisational skills, and the most pertinent is how you…

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