Tag: Education and Training

Leadership & Communication

Leadership training ‘the most effective development activity’

Leadership training has a number of benefits, including increasing your confidence, enhancing your chance of promotion and boosting your overall workplace performance. Not only this, a recent survey highlighted that learning leadership skills is the most effective development activity for employees to undertake. The Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) polled 516 HR professionals and 17…

8 Nov 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

Leadership skills for managers at new companies

If you've recently accepted a managerial position at a new company, you'll no doubt be keen to show your leadership skills from the outset. There are several challenges that managers must face when entering a different workforce, so asserting your authority quickly is going to be high up on the agenda. Here are some top…

29 Oct 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

Leadership skills: Mentoring tips

Mentoring is a learning experience for the mentor and the mentee, with the result being that both should be able to build on their leadership skills. If you are thinking about mentoring an employee at your organisation, here are some tips to help you be as effective as possible. Don't solve problems for them Helping…

5 Sep 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

Top tips for staff motivation

The ability to keep staff motivated is one of the key characteristics of a successful leader, showing they have the charisma and drive to get the best out of their employees. And while it may be easy to put the effort in when it comes close to deadline day, maintaining that level of productivity when…

31 Aug 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

Are you a leader or a manager?

The differences between leaders and managers have been debated by academics and the business world for decades - but what are they? Well, the traditional line of thought is that leadership skills are distinct from management in several key ways. Leaders envision While managers may be excellent at administration and following procedures, leaders are visionaries…

26 Aug 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

5 tips for speaking like a leader

Leadership skills may come naturally to some, but many people are still apprehensive about public speaking. Here are five tips for engaging your audience more effectively and honing your negotiation skills through the lectern.   Be loud and clear It may seem obvious, but mumbling through your speech or presentation isn't going to inspire confidence.…

21 Aug 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

Fine-tuning management skills after landing a promotion

Congratulations! You've worked hard, shown your determination and secured a much-earned promotion, meaning you're ready to take on your new role with aplomb. However, if you're new to management there may be a few skills that you need to pick up quickly, or at least fine-tune the ones you already have (it's unlikely you'll have…

26 Jul 2013, by Test1 Test1

Leadership & Communication

5 tips for speaking with more confidence

Do you suffer from a fear of public speaking? Whether you're a seasoned director or a new graduate starting at your first job, the chances are you feel some angst when delivering a presentation in front of others. In fact, a whopping 75 per cent of people are thought to experience glossophobia (the fancy name for…

17 Jul 2013, by Test1 Test1