Mastery

3 ways your business can be more persuasive and influential

Today, we’re continuing our series on communication. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips for communicating during all kinds of circumstances: under stress, in the workplace, when delivering a presentation, and so on. The valuable content we provide will help you excel as a communicator and gain a highly coveted skill that can see you rise in both your personal and professional life.

In our first installment, which you can read here, we discussed 4 ways to help you communicate more effectively in meetings.

In our second installment, which you can read here, we discussed communication […]

5 ways to become more charismatic

Today, we’re continuing our series on communication. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips for communicating during all kinds of circumstances: under stress, in the workplace, when delivering a presentation, and so on. The valuable content we provide will help you excel as a communicator and gain a highly coveted skill that can see you rise in both your personal and professional life.

Last time, we discussed 4 ways to help you communicate more effectively in meetings. In case you missed the post, you can read it here.

This time around, we’re going to discuss communication […]

4 ways to communicate effectively in meetings

Today, we’re beginning a new series on communication. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips for communicating during all kinds of circumstances: under stress, in the workplace, when delivering a presentation, and so on. The valuable content we provide will help you excel as a communicator and gain a highly coveted skill that can see you rise in both your personal and professional life.

We’ll begin by discussing how to communicate effectively during business meetings. In the corporate space, meetings are part of the routine. They serve many purposes. For one, they encourage teamwork by […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Seek First to Understand

Today, we’re continuing our series on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

 

If you’ve missed any of the previous installments, you can access them below:

In Part 1 ,we discussed the importance of taking initiative and being proactive in life.

In Part 2, we discussed how getting clear on your values will help you live a more meaningful and satisfying life.

In Part 3, we covered the necessity behind time management and effectively setting goals.

In Part 4, we talked about the notion of thinking ‘win-win’ to build your character and create better relationships.

 

So let’s now discuss Habit #5 in Covey’s bestselling book: seek first to […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Book Reviews, Coaching, Communication, Development, Leadership, Mastery, Mindfulness, Potential, Productivity, Relationship Building|Comments Off on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Seek First to Understand

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Put First Things First

Welcome to the third installment in our series about The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

If you missed the first installment, you can read it here. In it, we discuss the first habit in Stephen Covey’s bestselling book: being proactive. Being proactive is all about taking a self-starter’s response to life’s challenges. In other words, you take the initiative. Instead of waiting for opportunities to come to you, you step forward and create your own opportunities. The result? A powerful paradigm shift that allows you to see how much you truly have influence over in your life.

The second installment, […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Book Reviews, Development, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Mastery, Motivation, Positivity, Productivity, Purpose, Values and Behaviours|Comments Off on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Put First Things First

7 Ways to Maximise Your Online Learning

Online learning is seen by many as the way of the future. With digital technology expanding the study horizons each day, who can argue? More than a bi-product of cultural evolution, the rise of e-learning is a viable method for established professionals to engage in adult learning.

A current and flexible environment that allows you to study anytime, anyplace and at any pace that is best suitable for you – isn’t that what we all want? If you’re about to enter a digital academic course, there are many best practices to keep in mind.

Maximise your online learning with these simple […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Development, Mastery, Motivation, Potential, Productivity, Research|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Maximise Your Online Learning

5 More Things Productive Leaders Do Differently

In our last blog, which you can read here, we began a mini-series on productivity tips. Understanding how to maximize your time and talents is essential as a leader. Strong leaders understand the value of time management and make the most of their hours so that they can accomplish more and still maintain quality in their work output.

Today, we’re revealing 5 more habits that productive leaders master that help them to realize their goals and ensure their teams are operating at optimal levels.

Adopt these habits as your own, and the way you conduct business and check off your goals […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Brain Science, Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery, Productivity|Comments Off on 5 More Things Productive Leaders Do Differently

5 Things Productive Leaders Do Differently

We all have the same amount of hours in a day: 24. And yet, how is that some people are able to accomplish monumental goals while the majority struggle to get through even the smallest things on their to-do list?

The answer is all about having a productive mindset, and strong leaders know how to use their time wisely and make the most of their hours so that they achieve more and so that their teams achieve more as well.

Today, we’re revealing 5 habits of productive leaders that help them get ahead of the crowd and maximize their hours.

Adopt these […]

By |July 14th, 2016|Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery, Motivation, Potential, Productivity, Research|Comments Off on 5 Things Productive Leaders Do Differently

2 Brain Myths That Are Dangerous to Your Potential

Today, we’re wrapping up our mini-series on brain science.

If you’ve missed any of the installments in this series, you can learn more about unconscious bias in Part 1 and Part 2 of the series, and in Part 3, you can discover 3 easy ways to help your brain learn.

 

Today, we’re going to bust two of the most popular myths when it comes to what our brains are capable of. In the same way that unconscious bias can hold us back from working with different people, creating more diversity in the workplace, and being more open-minded about what others are […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Brain Science, Development, Mastery, Motivation, Personality, Potential, Research, Resilience|Comments Off on 2 Brain Myths That Are Dangerous to Your Potential

3 Ways to Help Your Brain Learn

Julia Sperling is a medical doctor with a background in neuroscience. She’s also a faculty member of McKinsey Leadership Development. Her work focuses on shifting mindsets and behaviors by highlighting beliefs and biases that constrain personal growth, learning, and job performance.

These include misconceptions about how the brain works, often popularized by bad journalism and now disproved by neuroscience. You may have heard that you’re either right- or left-brained. Wrong. Or that you only use 10% of the capacity of your brain. Nope.

In fact, the latest research suggests that the brain is infinitely more capable of learning in myriad ways, with […]

By |June 10th, 2016|Brain Science, Development, Mastery, Mindfulness, Positivity, Potential, Research, Resilience|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Help Your Brain Learn