Tag: Leadership development

Healthcare

Technology

Opting In to Innovate Health

Welcome to our Insights pages for INNOVATE HEALTH! As we launch this exciting event, we’re keen to offer this as a platform for featuring speaker profiles, discussing new research and industry reports, showcasing the latest and greatest innovations and giving voice to key questions and concerns among the industry. This is certainly a big year…

9 Feb 2018, by Frankie Brewer

Leadership & Communication

Mining & Resources

Influence is the key to successful leadership – food for thought with Bernie Garrett

NT Resources Week is just around the corner and we were able to speak with one of the workshop hosts at the event, Bernie Garrett, about leadership and it's impact on sales. 1. The hallmark of successful leadership is influence – can you elaborate on this? If you desire to be successful in life and…

28 Jul 2015, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

‘Practise leadership skills’ over Xmas period

Managers should continue practising their leadership skills over the Christmas holiday season, a leading industry body has advised. The Australian Institute of Management (AIM) said that while the festive period is often a time for family and friends, it is also when people evaluate their career and consider ways to boost their professional status. Vivienne…

6 Jan 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

NLP techniques: Improve learning by ‘anchoring’

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) can help you to achieve better results in the workplace, whether it is leadership development, improving negotiation skills or gaining confidence. NLP connects neurological processes, language and behavioural patterns learned through experience to help achieve specific life goals - and one of the techniques used to do this is 'anchoring'. Anchoring is…

2 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Leadership courses ‘important for ambitious women’

The importance of leadership courses cannot be understated for women looking to advance their careers. That's the upshot of a recent panel discussion at the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium, which invited several female leaders to discuss their experiences and insights into workplace progression. Titled How To Grow Your Career: A Female Leadership Perspective, the…

20 Nov 2013, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Women in leadership ‘vital for global economy’

Promoting female leadership skills is an important part of company growth for businesses worldwide. This is according to Lisa Crawford, senior vice-president of employment services consultancy Randstad, who said the benefits of greater diversity in the workplace are multitude. "With nearly one billion women poised to enter the global economy in the coming decade, and…

18 Nov 2013, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Networking ‘should be a part of women’s leadership development’

Effective networking is an important part of leadership development, but many women are failing to take advantage of the opportunities open to them. This is according to several experts, who highlighted the difficulties women face when trying to build relationships in the business world. Deborah Gillis, chief operating officer at women's research and advocacy group…

12 Nov 2013, by Informa Australia

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 Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Women’s leadership skills ‘needed for firms to thrive’

Nurturing female leadership skills is an important part of maintaining a thriving business in modern Australian workplaces, according to an expert. Gayle Peterson, co-program director of Women Transforming Leadership at Said Business School at the University of Oxford, wrote in The Australian that organisations must seek to mentor promising female candidates. She also called for…

7 Nov 2013, by Informa Australia

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 Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Emotional intelligence ‘better at evaluating job success’ than IQ

Emotional intelligence is a bigger factor in career success than a high intelligence quotient (IQ), according to one researcher. Dr Jim Worth, a human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension, said a person's emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) is very important in a corporate environment. "First and foremost, research shows that executive EQ is directly…

18 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Tips for improving your emotional intelligence

Possessing good emotional intelligence (EI) can be key in leadership development, enabling you to better handle high-pressure situations and rally team members to the cause. EI is the ability to recognise and understand your emotions and those of others, as well as using this information to build stronger interpersonal relationships and create calmer working environments.…

1 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia