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How to be a work/life role model

Everyone struggles to find the right balance between work and life. As a manager and/or leader, how you personally handle this challenge influences your team members. They are looking to you for signs of what they can and should do. Here is how you... read more

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How to show your strength as a leader

Competence can be established by virtue of the position you hold, your reputation, and your actual performance. But your presence matters too. If you want people to see you as a strong leader, do the following three things:  Feel in... read more

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How to cope with anxiety

Fear of failure stalks the world. That can, however, also be a useful motivator. But motivation from fear can also bring higher levels of stress, with potentially negative health consequences. So while fear is a natural state for managers and leaders... read more

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How to build trust

Most leaders today emphasise their competence, strength, and credentials, but none of that matters if people don’t trust you. Win people over with warmth. Here’s how: Use the right tone. Speak with lower pitch and volume. Aim for a tone that... read more

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How to attract the best talent

Talented people used to want high salaries and stable career paths, but now they want work with purpose. Here’s how your organisation can offer candidates meaningful and attractive roles:  Get serious about impact. Determine the... read more

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How to strengthen your confidence

Confidence is not something you either have or do not have. It is a dynamic emotion that, like a physical muscle, needs exercise to grow stronger. Here are two ways to build and maintain it:  Take inventory of your past. It is ... read more

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How to train your tired brain

If you're stressed out and tired, it's hard to learn new things. Exercise, sleep, and a good diet are all essential for keeping your brain in peak condition, but you can also do the following to perform at your cognitive and creative best:... read more

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How to create a happier team

Happy, engaged employees are good for an organisation. Research shows they are more creative, produce better results, and are willing to go the extra mile. What's more, happiness is contagious; it creates a virtuous cycle that leads to further engagement... read more

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How to get people to change

You can change strategy, products, and processes all you want, but real change doesn't take hold until your employees actually change what they do every day. That's easier said than done. Here are three ways to take on the challenge: Embrace... read more

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How to keep everyone happy and engaged

Every leader wants a team of dedicated employees. And yet, so many fail to do their part to make this happen. Here are two things you can do for your team to earn their commitment Put their needs before yours. Treat them justly and do what's... read more