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What is emotional resilience and how does it work?

Resilience as an idea is simple: it’s anything that helps us deal with life’s challenges, large or small, and win through. But developing your resilience is the work of a lifetime. Different techniques work for different people. Looking at what works for large numbers of people, and considering whether it might work for us is very worthwhile, and studies show we can improve resilience this way.

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Presentation skills: Want your audience warm to you?

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Of course you do! When an audience likes and respects a speaker, they will not only be more engaged but the believability of the presentation as well as the speaker’s chances of persuading the audience to agree with their message increase massively.

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Being assertive: 3 steps to assertiveness

Many of us lack the confidence to ask for what we want, especially in a corporate setting. However, there are a few steps everyone can take to stand our ground, be more assertive and get what we want. Check out the top 3 steps to becoming more assertive.

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Team learning: 4 ways to embed team learning

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Teams are formed through the organisational pressures, customers’ requirements, technology and the needs of the business, or are they? Individuals join teams in a number of ways; by choice, by default, and by the changing focus of the organisation. Given that, how can we get teams to function effectively with all the differences in personality, role requirements, education, experience, and cultural influences?

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Mental health in the workplace: 5 ways to manage stress

mental health in the workplace

Stress caused by work can have one of the biggest impacts on our mental health. That’s why, for Mental Health Awareness Week, we have compiled five ways to manage your workplace stress.

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How to be successful: 4 eBooks to secure success

how to be successful

Success is something we all want but something that looks different to everyone. But whatever success looks like to you, there are a few key elements to achieving it that can work for everyone. Check out our top 4 eBooks on success and achieving your goals.

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Time management tips: How to manage technology

managing technology

Technology: our best friend and worst enemy. Technology was not meant to infringe on relationships, family time, sleep or exercise. Nor was it expected to weaken executive skills such as attention and emotional control. Technology was meant to increase our personal productivity, make us more efficient and free up discretionary time so we are not slaves to our work. But in many cases, we have become slaves to technology.

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Wellness at work: 5 ways to wellbeing

workplace wellbeing

Wellbeing is something we are told we need to achieve in order to find happiness both at work and in our personal lives. But achieving wellness can feel like something of a mystery. So, in our new eBook, Wellbeing at Work, we’ve broken down five ways to wellbeing. These five separate areas of focus can support an individual’s sense of personal wellbeing both inside and outside of the workplace.

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Social media marketing: 4 steps to social media success

Social media has changed our lives. How we communicate and collaborate at a fundamental level. How we buy, sell and market products and services. How we lead and how we learn. While it can seem daunting to break into the social media world, there are a few key steps that can grow your following, increase your engagement, and make your brand a success. Here are the first 4 steps for success in social media.

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5 stress-management books you can’t miss

stress management

Most of us have felt some form of stress at some point in our working lives but according to a 2018 study by the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. Stress is one of the most common health challenges today but it still isn’t being taken as seriously as physical health concerns. Finding the right tools to manage your stress can positively impact mental health including anxiety and depression as well as cut down on the risk of physical health problems like heart disease, problems with our immune system, insomnia, and digestive problems. It’s time to take stress seriously by checking out our top stress management books below. 

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