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Improving Productivity in the Workplace:

How well is your workplace working?

A recent study, The Next 250K, released by research company Leesman, has highlighted that Organisations are not getting what they should from their workplaces. Only just over half of those surveyed agreed that their workplace actually supported productivity.

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How do I know if I am Emotionally Intelligent?

Let’s start at the beginning. What exactly is Emotional Intelligence?

Well, Emotional Intelligence (EI), or emotional quotient (EQ) is generally described as an individual’s ability to recognise and discern between feelings and behaviours.

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Five things to avoid when having a difficult conversation

If you are a parent, the chances are that you have experienced having one or two difficult conversations.

If you are in a long term relationship, the chances are that you have been involved in a difficult conversation. Naturally however, this was never your fault!

If you have ever had the privilege of managing somebody for a while, the chances are that you have had to have a difficult conversation with a member of your team.

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Train the Trainer - Tips for Delivering Memorable Workshops

75 Board Room2I’m sure that most of us will have attended at least one workshop where we have quickly realised that we are about to lose hours of our life that we will never see again. There will be some of you reading this article who deliver workshops on a regular basis, who will no doubt be astute at identifying those in the room who either don’t want to be there, or genuinely don’t know why they were asked to attend. 

With this in mind, we thought it would be useful to look at some tips that will help you to deliver some memorable workshops for the right reasons!

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