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  We all know that work can be stressful and a little chaotic at times. During these stressful times, we can be brought into a space of overwhelm, or negative thoughts and energy, which can impact on our productivity and performance. It is important that workers learn to manage their negative emotions in order to Read More

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Managing difficult employees and disruptive behaviours – 3 strategies that will help you To succeed in the global knowledge economy, it is important that an organisation’s staff are engaged contributors who are able to work within a team and treat each other with kindness and respect. However, nearly every workplace will have to deal with Read More

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  Nurturing your IT workforce could save you revenue in technology mishaps   It has been said time and time again that advances in digital technology are changing the professional workforce and evidently, organisations must adapt in order to survive. According to a study by Accenture, leaders in embracing digital technology grow revenue at more Read More

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  We are in business to equip people to thrive as they work together in our fast, complex world.   Why? Because in the big picture, we believe it’s the most important contribution we can make. Our accelerating and increasingly complex world civilization is producing enormous challenges and amazing opportunities. These are of an entirely Read More

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  We all have to make decisions, especially when at work. Decision making is a key skill in the workplace and one that is highly important for managers and leaders. Those in authoritative positions may find that their decisions have much at stake, as their choices have the power to affect and influence the lives Read More

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  In her excellent article on why women must break out of their comfort zone to advance, Wanda Wallace talk about the need to develop the skills of Spanning Leadership.   Women often feel secure in knowledge-based roles, and their bosses are at ease keeping them there. But to grow a career, it’s necessary to Read More

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  As 2020 approaches, the workforce will continue to change as we further embrace the 4th industrial revolution. Like with the previous industrial revolutions, the 4th will transform the skillset and job skills required from workers, especially in today’s global knowledge economy.   A study by the World Economic Forum found that 35% of the Read More

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  A successful leader is easy to spot. They tend to give off a certain energy, one that often makes us like them instantly. They can captivate an audience and greatly impact the lives of those they lead. Successful leaders tend to behave in a certain way under certain conditions and usually have a number Read More

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  Have you ever been in a team with a powerful leader and felt your opinion wouldn’t be valued? What about the converse… have you ever led a team where the team members seemed disinclined to offer opinions and contribute to the conversations? When powerful team leaders are verbally dominant the team members are less Read More

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  It is undeniable that the business landscape is changing. Workforce automation and artificial intelligence is on the rise, transforming the structure of a successful business. It has been estimated by IBM that, within the next three years, 120 million workers worldwide will require retraining as a result of automation and artificial intelligence.   This Read More

Workforce automation is on the rise but it can’t replace soft skills