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Shadowing: Your Surprise Secret Weapon for Leadership Success

 17th October 2017 by gihan

Help your team members step up by letting them “shadow” you in your job. This shows them how you spend your day, what you do, how you do it, what problems you face, and how you manage difficult situations. It also gives them the chance More ...

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The Busy Leader’s Guide to Building Skills Fast: Break Down the Walls

 19th September 2017 by gihan

In a research study reported in the Harvard Business Review, chefs in a restaurant made tastier food when they could see their customers. This wasn’t because the chefs felt like they were being watched (because the same result More ...

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Strong, Smart Mentoring Moves

 12th September 2017 by gihan

For most organisations, traditional training courses have two big weaknesses: They teach skills rather than experience, and they tend to be “one size fits all” processes. You can address both weaknesses with a simple but highly effective More ...

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Disrupt Yourself – Free Webinar On Tuesday

 31st August 2017 by gihan

We hear a lot about businesses and entire industries being disrupted, but smart leaders don’t wait for somebody else to disrupt them. That’s a reactive approach, and you’ll be starting off on the back foot. Instead, these leaders More ...

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Claim Your Expertise

 29th August 2017 by gihan

Successful leaders stand for something – and are known for it. This is your personal brand. Many entrepreneurs and business owners recognise the value of a personal brand because they can leverage it for their business. However, a personal More ...

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How to Up Your Mentoring Game

 22nd August 2017 by gihan

Even if your organisation doesn’t have a formal mentoring program in place, offer mentoring to your team members. Because mentoring can be done informally and with few resources, it’s easy to take the initiative yourself.

Find the right mentor

The old-fashioned More ...

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Hack Your Next Presentation – Smarter, Sharper, Faster

 15th August 2017 by gihan

Most presentation skills advice assumes a “typical” professional presentation: say, 30-60 minutes with you and PowerPoint at the front of the room, presenting to 5-20 people. You talk and show slides; and they listen, take notes and More ...

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Decisions, Decisions: The Fast Track to a High-Performance Team

 8th August 2017 by gihan

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More Learning in Less Time: Make the Student the Teacher

 1st August 2017 by gihan

One of the best ways to learn something is by teaching it to somebody else – as you might have discovered with your own learning. Use this with your team members as well, but encouraging them to teach each other. In other words, rather than More ...

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Fast-Track Your Contractors

 25th July 2017 by gihan

In an ideal workplace, the perfect team would come together to work on a specific project, then disband after the project is complete, and another team would form for the next project.

That might be the norm for future teams, but we’re not More ...

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