Leadership Resources

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How to read a book a week

Reading non-fiction books is one of the best ways to stay engaged with the newest thinking in your field. But how can you make time for reading if your schedule is already overloaded? Understand that you don’t need to read a non-fiction book cover to... read more

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How to prepare for that annual review

2020 was not a year many people will remember fondly, but with performance reviews approaching it’s still important to look back with your manager to discuss highlights and low points. As a result of the many challenges people have faced since the start... read more

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How to get your emails under control

Still ploughing through your post-festive break emails? Or are you an inbox-zero type who has already dealt with the deluge? For those still catching up, here are some tips on handling an overwhelming inbox and some tricks that will come in handy next... read more

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How to stop procrastinating.

Procrastination is a struggle for many, but it can be overcome with a few simple questions. Focusing on four reflection points each day can cut to the psychological root of procrastination to help eliminate distraction and get work done. Start by... read more

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How to stay positive through the winter

2020 was an annus hornbills for so many people, with millions dealing with grief, stress, financial difficulties, job losses and isolation caused by the pandemic. Now Christmas has given way to January and the long dark winter months are here - a time... read more

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How to reflect on 2020

It has been a difficult year that many might want to put behind them as quickly as possible, but now might be a good opportunity for reflecting and readying for the new year and a fresh decade. So add some self-reflection to your... read more

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How to promote strategic thinking in your team

Encouraging routine strategic thinking may be the most important thing you can do as a leader. It’s not an easy skill to teach or learn, because it is as much a mindset as a set of techniques - but it’s not impossible. Consider these ways to... read more

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How to get through a difficult day

We all have days when we feel overwhelmed at work and when it seems like everything is going wrong. But we still have things that need to be done and taking a break is not an option. Here are some tips on how you can push through: Find a task... read more

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How to lead in uncertain times

Effective leadership has taken on new meaning during the pandemic, marking the end of the top-down model in which the person in charge is expected to take full control and hold all the answers. Though nobody has a playbook at the ready for these... read more

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How to be a good manager

The first rule of management is that it is a different skill than leadership. Leadership is about setting a vision and aligning the work around it. True management is, rather, about bringing out the best in the people. This isn’t easy: management is one... read more