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What to Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed at Work

Are you overwhelmed at work? Do you feel overworked and overwhelmed? Maybe your inbox is overflowing, and you wake up at night wondering what to do first when you arrive at the office in the morning. Take control of your workload before you become burned out. Start with this checklist for helpful things you can […]

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Is Your Leadership Style Holding Your Team Back?

The debate over which leadership style breeds winning teams is as heated as ever. Some executives and managers argue for an autocratic approach, while others value empathy above all else. Some prefer to participate in a democratic team, and others set themselves apart as coaches or mentors. Wherever you stand in the discussion, it’s essential […]

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Employee Engagement Leadership Management Motivation Productivity Teamwork

Leading the way – How to show your staff you’re a Leader not just a Manager

There’s a lot of talk in the business world about being a leader, as opposed to a manager. And is that any wonder when you consider how people generally talk about managers? We’ve all heard friends or colleagues complain about the monster manager who passes off their work, or the manager who never listens to […]

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5 Reasons Leaders Need Time Out

4mins 22s watch time or read below for 5 reasons leaders need to take time out. In working with leaders, and facilitating leadership programs, one of the key things I am hearing is from people regularly is that leaders are increasingly critically time poor, and that is not going to be a surprise to you. […]

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What is Employee Engagement Really?

Employee engagement is often misunderstood. In fact, there are two types of engagement – rational engagement and emotional engagement. One is nice to have, but the real value comes from capturing hearts as well as minds. Join Ros Cardinal, Managing Director of Shaping Change as she discusses the differences. (6 mins 54s watch time). If […]

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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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Productivity Workplace

Home Office Design Tips to Boost Productivity

It’s no secret that our environment largely impacts our morale and productivity. It’s hard to operate at your highest potential in a space with dull colours, poor lighting, and too much clutter. For this reason, it’s imperative to master home office design tips that can make all the difference. When you do, you’ll no doubt […]

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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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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 […]

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Engaging employees during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of people who work from home significantly. In the last couple of months, most companies have had to switch their operations to virtual to get work done and retain employees. Remote working presents several challenges to employees especially those that were not accustomed to working from home. Given […]