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13 Virtual Team Building Ideas for SMEs

Many virtual team building exercises are meant to encourage your team to collaborate on finding a shared solution to a problem. A successful activity will provide workers with the opportunity to get to know one another while also allowing them to leverage their abilities to engage in a game or event. Excellent virtual team-building activities […]

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Managing Workplace Conflict

Managing Workplace Conflict Confrontation and conflict between people is as old as…well…people. Any time you have humans operating together there are going to be times when people disagree, don’t get on, have differences of opinion or just plain can’t stand each other! So how should you manage workplace conflict? Watch above (4 mins), or read […]

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The Art of Paying Attention

Recently I read two articles that I found interesting – one about the myth of multitasking and the other about emotional contagion. They got me thinking about just how powerful paying attention is as a leadership tool. Watch the video, or read on. The article on multitasking described how biologically we are incapable of attending […]

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5 Critical Keys to Becoming a Trusted Leader

Becoming a Trusted Leader: “We can build our leadership upon fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve our peak performance.” – Roger Allen Watch the video or read on for the transcript. These words are certainly true. Trust in leaders plays a central […]

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How to create a company culture that keeps employees loyal

These days, companies and organisations use the term “company culture” liberally. It appears in everything from career postings and websites to job descriptions and orientation literature. But what exactly does company culture mean? And how can companies leverage not only this phrase but how it’s internally defined in order to more effectively attract job applicants, […]

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4 questions to ask for your team’s year in review

The end of the year is a great time to look back on the past 12 months through a year in review and assess your team’s performance in the workplace. We’ve written at length in the past about how to maximise individual employee performance reviews, as well as how to conduct more effective evaluations in […]

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5 ways to improve your know, like, and trust factor as a leader

There are a few things that people immediately decide within mere seconds of meeting you. Some of those things include deciding if you’re smart, if you’re successful, and— perhaps most importantly—whether or not they feel like they know, like, and trust you. Your ‘know, like, and trust’ factor is important when you hold a leadership […]

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How to organise a successful team-building event

Team-building events are steadily on the rise. More companies are beginning to realise that teams that work effectively together are far more productive. You can’t just throw a group of random people in the same office and hope for the best. Even a talented group of individuals will fail to achieve their goals without proper […]

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What is team building? A closer look at corporate team activities

Employees are the most important asset for any business. If employees fail to cooperate or are in constant conflict with each other, a business can take a major hit to its bottom line. Problems often arise when employees are not able to communicate well, and those issues are likely to be compounded even further if […]

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Just been promoted? What to do next

Getting a promotion is always exciting, particularly more so if it’s your first promotion. After months or even years of hard work, your dedication has been acknowledged and you have finally moved to a higher position. A promotion brings with it a range of questions and new situations. How much is your pay rise? What […]