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The discovery that Emotional Intelligence is real and can be learned has produced political issues. At first, there was Social Intelligence, and then, Cultural Intelligence. Now, there is also Political Intelligence (PI). What is it and how does it work? Political...read more
As a trainer and consultant, I've come across many different models for giving power to the people in a workplace. Some paint a big picture of power throughout society or over time. They are relevant because businesses and organisations are part of society and share...read more
Remote working is great – right? But do you know how to help remote team members stay connected? Building a remote team helps companies to cut office costs and find talented staff, letting employers recruit from a much wider talent pool. Staff love it, too. According...read more
Why bother managing remote teams at all? Remote teamwork brings its own motivation. Performing your tasks from your home, a café or the beach – what’s not to like? Any supervisory role isn’t so much to give motivation as to ensure that it isn’t removed! But remote...read more
The business case for remote working is often made in terms of benefits to workers. But what about benefits for the employers, companies and organisations that use remote teams? What's in it for them, in basic, bottom-line, profit-and loss terms? Saving Money There...read more
We've blogged on the topic of assertive communication for many years, as well as taught courses and led workshops on it. Assertiveness has the power to challenge our thinking at a deep level, and change our behaviour though small adjustments. We love assertiveness so...read more