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Vision Boards, for when SMART goals aren’t your thing

There’s plenty of research which supports the S.M.A.R.T approach to developing goals. However, it’s not for everyone, so I thought I’d share some posts with alternative approaches, starting with vision boards. As a disclaimer, I’m not guaranteeing success with any of the methods I share, they’re just tools which you might like to try. Achieving …

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Prevent Employee Burnout With These 10 Questions

Your staff are exhausted. They’re under pressure at work. Deadlines are hurtling towards them. You’ve just been asked if they can take on more responsibility. You’re worried it might tip them over the edge. You’re not alone. ‘Burnout’ was recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an ‘occupational phenomenon’, in 2019. The Coronavirus pandemic …

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Hybrid working – How to get the best from your team as a leader

As the debate about the return to the office vs. a hybrid working approach vs. remote working continues what can you do to prepare yourself as a leader? Having exploratory conversations with your team will help you to understand their productivity drivers. Discuss which elements of their work require a more collaborative approach. Then you …

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Practical Tips To Improve Your Influencing Skills In The Workplace

Influencing skills are a key leadership behaviour to develop. There are many instances where you need to demonstrate influencing and negotiation skills within the workplace. They’re not just skills for people who lead a team. Developing your influencing skills is a great way to increase your credibility in your workplace. Influencing skills examples Here are …

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5 Resilience Boosting Techniques To Help You Move Forward

The word resilience has become part of our daily language. Many people I’ve met over the past year are in a state of shock. Unsure quite how they’ve ended up in this position. They’ve never been unemployed. Suddenly they’ve lost their jobs, their status, work friendships and their reason to get up in the morning. …

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