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How to Boost Communication Within Your Company: Talking To Stakeholders

In the first article, you learned about individual requirements for communicating professionally. In this article, we will examine what successful communication looks like across departments and business units.  (more…)

Great Leadership: Be the Boss of Your Emotions

This article series is about successful and great leadership with emotional intelligence. In the first part, we examined how you can become more aware of your emotional state at any given moment. In this article, we want to discuss what you can do about it.  (more…)

Great Leadership: Take a Look at Yourself

Great leaders aren’t great only because of their expertise. They are great because they inspire those they lead to do great things, to fully explore their potential. How do you become such a leader? Of course, there are many varieties of great leadership – but they all have one common denominator. It’s called “emotional intelligence”.  (more…)

5 Reasons Why Companies Win at Content Marketing

Well, there is the content itself, of course. But there is so much more to content marketing than meets the eye and a great piece of content is always the result of consistent effort, careful planning, and the right attitude.  (more…)

Need help looking for that next job?

 

Join this job searching workshop in November 2017

Bookboon together with one of their very successful authors Paul Brisk (who wrote Creating your CV as a self marketing tool and Essential job searching tools) have great news! Paul intends to carry out a number of 2-day job searching workshops.  (more…)

How to Provide an Excellent Employee Experience

We have recently covered the growing importance of employee experience, and how it has been touted as the key to organisational success. Now that we’re clear on the benefits it offers, the next logical step is to question how organisations can tweak their existing processes and adapt their performance management tools to create an inspiring employee experience.  (more…)

The Middle Manager: Learn How to Improve Your Ability to Lead

The most effective way of improving your ability to lead others starts with yourself, and the skills and experience you possess. Self-knowledge is the starting point for personal development, and the soldier’s questions can help each of us to understand our purpose and motives. Important stuff, but how often do we pause to reflect in our busy lives? (more…)

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics: Particle or Wave – Both!

For most of us, it is natural to think of atoms and electrons as particles. Light, on the other hand, is often described as a wave and is therefore seemingly quite different from an electron. But can something be a wave and a particle at the same time (more…)

Taking the Fear Out of Strategic Leadership

Are you scared of strategy? Making the move from operational, hands-on management to strategic leadership is a mystery to many of us. But there are some simple tools you can use to help overcome your fear and increase your power and influence at work.  (more…)

Want to Increase Your Personal Productivity?

 

Then: Look out the window

Normally when you think of working environment in the context of personal productivity, you immediately envision an organized office layout, ergonomically positioned chairs, desks and computers, private offices or efficiently designed cubicles and meeting areas, and perhaps even a soothing soft green color scheme, sound-absorbing walls and perfume-free air at an ideal temperature circulating throughout.  (more…)