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10 Essential Project Management Skills You Must Have in 2021

The purpose of project management is to meet all the project goals within the stipulated resources. Project management is one of the important aspects of any organisation. A project manager must meet all the qualities that are essential in creating a life cycle for a project. This ensures high productivity for a project as well […]

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Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills: Why They Both Matter in the Workplace

Hiring new employees is always a challenge. Sometimes, it’s a struggle simply to find qualified candidates. Other times, there can be a mountain of resumes to go through as you try to determine the best fit for an open position. Traditionally, companies hire people with the most impressive education, experience, or trade skills. However, these […]

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The Top 6 TED Talks on Leadership from 2020, Part 2

(Read Part 1 here!) The end of each year providers the perfect opportunity to look back and reflect on the twelve months past. Part of that reflection can include contemplating the lessons we learned during the year and the ways in which we grew from the challenges we faced. Often, it’s helpful to learn from […]

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The Top 6 TED Talks on Leadership from 2020

If there’s one thing that holds true about highly effective and productive leaders, it’s that they never stop learning. They continually seek to better themselves, grow their skillset, and acquire more knowledge. The internet makes it easier than ever to engage in continual education and development. Podcasts, blogs, and online classes are more popular than […]

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3 ways to support employees in times of stress

Stress is at an all-time high globally. Numerous health reports issued by organisations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have offered a startling insight into the state of our mental health in the age of COVID-19, with reports of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation being significantly higher following the outbreak of COVID-19 when […]

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How to effectively step into a leadership role

If you’re interested in stepping into a management role within your existing workplace or are keen on reinventing yourself as a leader in an entirely new industry, there are strategies you can implement in your personal and professional development to help you step into a leadership role effectively. Below, we discuss 5 key action steps […]

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Managing money effectively during COVID-19

Each year, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) publishes its insolvency report. For 2019-2020, the top cause of business failure was inadequate cash flow or high cash use in 51% of cases. 85% of failed companies had estimated assets of $100,000 or less, and 38% had estimated liabilities of $250,000 or less. The adage […]

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Easy ice breakers to keep remote teams connected

For an organisation that is focused on fostering teamwork, team collaboration, and employee engagement, keeping teams connected is very crucial. However, it can be difficult for people to connect if they are not familiar and comfortable with each other. That is where icebreakers play a critical role. In a traditional office, breaking the ice easy, […]

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4 strategies to challenge unconscious bias

According to a recent article published by McKinsey & Company, unconscious biases can be shaping our thinking more than we know. Julia Sperling is a medical doctor with a background in neuroscience. She’s also a faculty member of McKinsey Leadership Development, where she helps aspiring leaders see how their thinking is shaped by cognitive biases, and […]

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Remote workers are putting in longer hours – here’s why that’s not a good thing

With so much of the global workforce working from home offices, it’s not unusual for many employees to work around-the-clock, as there no longer is a clear distinction between ‘the office’ and being ‘home.’ As a result, many individuals are easily putting in 50, 60, and more hours a week. Indeed, a number of studies […]