High performing team

What does TEAM mean for you?

Here is a snippet of a day I worked with a management group looking at how they could promote team effectiveness in their workplace. During the workshop, one of the participants developed an acronym for the word TEAM.

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Listening tips

Listening tips

How well do you listen? At school we’re taught to read and write yet we’re not taught to listen … it’s assumed that we can all do it.

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

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Seven Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block

Have you ever had to write a document, such as a proposal for a client, and it all seemed just too hard. Writer’s block can often hit when we just don’t have the time to go blank. This is something that most of us have experienced at some time in our working lives.

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Dealing with Dominant or Direct behaviours

As a member of a team you’re required to deal with a variety of people during your working day. People have a preferred way of behaving and responding to different situations. This can make it rather challenging at times to have good working relationships.

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Tips to improve your speaking voice

Tips to improve your speaking voice

It’s important to prepare for a meeting or presentation. Often people place a great deal of emphasis on the content that needs to be covered in the meeting or presentation (and they are important) and not on preparing themselves.

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