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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. Before we look at the CIPD research let’s first take a look at a comprehensive study that…

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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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8 Project Management Techniques For Project Leaders

Leading a project these days is a lot more complicated than ever before, as you have to deal with so many constraints, different people’s demands and a time-scale that is often shorter than you would like. (more…)

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Technical Skills For Effective Management

While it may not seem important to some in management, a lack of technical skill will result in ineffective results when it comes to completing your own day to day tasks while at the same time guiding your team. (more…)

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Leadership And Management – What’s The Difference?

We are often asked whether a person should show management or leadership skills in the workplace. This uncovers a dilemma and a misunderstanding of what the two terms mean. It shouldn’t be a case of ‘which one should I show?’ It should be ‘When should…

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The Effects Of Globalisation On Business

What’s the current and future impact of globalisation on business? How does globalisation affect businesses and what response should we offer? We’ve seen such a growth in globalisation and its tentacles will only keep spreading as we go through the 2020s (more…)

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Leaders with high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) have a greater propensity to value themselves and others, which is vital if they are going to get the best out of themselves and their teams. (more…)

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The 3 Different Types Of Interpersonal Roles

Let’s take a closer look at a manager’s interpersonal roles. As a manager, your interpersonal roles will be dictated by the type of position you hold. Lower level managers will have different interpersonal roles than middle management. (more…)

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