Leadership Resources

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How to counteract a negative relationship

Everyone wants to feel respected by their line manager, but over half of employees say they don’t. What do you do if you’re in that unfortunate majority? Try these three things: Manage your energy. Sleep, exercise, good nutrition, and stress... read more

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How to help your team through a crisis

Brexit, and the associated political game playing, is a national tragedy. A leader sets the emotional tone and the example both in good times and, more importantly, during challenging times. As a leader, how do you help your team deal... read more

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How to do small talk

Office workers have become increasingly adept at avoiding small talk, hurriedly diving into their computer screens, headphones on. That’s a mistake. Small talk builds rapport and trust, which helps grease the wheels of working life. It may even help you... read more

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How to navigate political discussions at work

Talking about politics at work can be tricky: However strong your views are, you don’t want to alienate your colleagues. Here are some strategies for having a tactful, diplomatic dialogue. Focus on learning. Chances are, you’re not going to... read more

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How to give difficult feedback

Not all leaders are comfortable giving employees feedback - especially when it’s negative. The fear of hurting people’s feelings and dealing with potential drama holds too many managers back. But people thrive on feedback, which is why giving it... read more

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How to become a better you

It’s normal to feel like you could be doing more when it comes to self-improvement. But being a better you doesn’t involve being overly hard on yourself. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Here’s a few ideas to build self-improvement into your daily... read more

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How to improve the behaviour in your next meeting

It’s helpful to start a meeting by agreeing on procedural rules, like “start on time and end on time” and “put phones on silent.” But ground rules that focus on behaviour, not just logistics, can help your meeting be even more successful. These rules... read more

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How to build a passionate organisation

To build a great organisation, companies need a purpose — one that transcends the traditional bottom line. People want to be passionate about their work, and they want to be surrounded by others who feel the same. But how can leaders actually foster... read more

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How to beat the back-to-work blues

After a carefree summer on the beach, getting back to work can be a shock. No one enjoys going back to the grindstone after a fun-filled break, but is there any way to prevent all the energy and optimism you felt while lying on a sun lounger from... read more

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How to be a leader

With a few consistent actions, you can develop your leadership potential, set yourself apart from the ordinary employee and be noticed as a future leader ahead of your peers. Practice these tips each day and you’ll be an effective leader in no time... read more