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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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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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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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How to make your Zoom meetings more productive

With the current global pandemic still ongoing, many office workers are still operating out of their homes. The video conferencing platform, Zoom, has very much become the glue that holds teams together, allowing colleagues to continue meeting to discuss business goals, upcoming project deadlines, and any obstacles that need to be addressed to continue with […]

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7 remote work habits you should avoid

For the first time in history, there are more people working remotely than in traditional offices. That is the new normal during the Coronavirus pandemic. Most employers and employees weren’t prepared to make the transition to this new normal and, as is anyone’s guess, that has precipitated many challenges especially to employees.   Work from […]

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4 characteristics of inspiring leaders

There’s something about inspirational leadership that affects us on a visceral level. When we think of leaders such as Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, Sheryl Sandberg—we can’t help but stand in awe of their achievements and their influence. These are individuals who have built powerful personal brands with passionate followings, […]

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Why more companies should consider remote work

  The rise in technological development in just the past few years alone has completely transformed the modern workforce. Fast internet connectivity and better software focused on teamwork and collaboration, for instance, continuously reduces the need for face-to-face interactions. One of the biggest trends on the rise, however, is the idea of remote work. Remote […]

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How to stay on track with your team’s New Year goals

Every year, when January 1st approaches, there’s a rush of excitement in the air. People the world over assess the twelve months behind them and then develop resolutions to guide them for the year ahead. But did you know that only 8% of people actually end up accomplishing their New Year goals? In fact, less […]

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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 must-have apps for busy professionals

Leaders and managers are some of the busiest people on the planet. Between managing teams, developing people, overseeing projects, holding meetings, and more—sometimes it can get overwhelming to keep track of your nonstop schedule. Fortunately, we live in a time when there seems to be an app for just about everything. And if you’re like […]