Tag: Skill

Leadership & Communication

The benefits of NLP

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) can help you improve your leadership skills and boost confidence, but was exactly is NLP and how does it work? Created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in the 1970s, NLP is an approach to communication and personal development that uses a number of techniques to help you achieve your life goals.…

28 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Emotional intelligence ‘linked to professional success’

Emotional intelligence (EI) could be an important factor in personal and professional success, according to a new study. Research by professors at the University of Findlay in the US found a significant link between high EI and success in a chosen discipline. The study assessed the EI of black belt martial artists in comparison to…

23 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

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 Informa Insights