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Learning About Team Working From The Apprentice Week 2

Well The Apprentice week 2 was broadcast here in the UK last night.  While in previous groups there have been some strong personalities, the girl’s team demonstrated perfectly how not to operate as a team.  So what were the real learning points? People need to listen to each other rather than talk over each other […]

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Presentation and Communication: 5 Benefits of Remembering Your Audience

Communication is important whether you are a leader in an organisation or someone who is running a small business.  As part of my ongoing learning and development I like to listen to teleseminars and other virtual learning events.  One of the key things that I have noticed from listening to many of these virtual trainings […]

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6 Simple Steps to Developing Your Listening Skills

Listening is one of the most highly prized skills in the work place.  Yet unlike reading and writing, we are never taught how to listen.  Improving your listening skills can make a huge difference both at work and more generally in relationships.  Given that you are not trained in listening, what simple steps can you […]

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4 Common Challenges Tackled By Coaching in Organisations

More and more organisations are looking to add coaching to their learning and development offering.  So what are some of the common challenges that can be tackled by coaching in organisations? Winning the war for talent In many businesses there is a constant challenge of recruiting and subsequently retaining the best people.  Coaching can help […]

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Leadership Tips: The Importance of Communication

Communication is not just a core leadership skill but also a core ingredient to your success.  Communication includes speaking, writing and listening.  As a leader, you need to master all three. Speaking How many times each day do you speak.  Probably quite a few.  As a leader you need to get your message across as […]

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Presenting: 7 Top Tips For Delivering A Great Presentation

It is claimed that some people fear giving a presentation more than death.  Now in many respects this is crazy.   A presentation really isn’t life or death.  More of a slightly more presssurised communication. So what are my top tips for delivering a great presentation?Be clear about what you want to achieve as a result of your presentation […]

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