Assertiveness is a crucial skill to hone in the workplace and especially so in leadership. assertive (əˈsɜːtɪv ) Definitions adjective confident and direct in claiming one’s rights or putting forward one’s views given to making assertions or bold demands; dogmatic or aggressive Taken from the Collins Dictionary. Assertive lies between PASSIVE and AGGRESSIVE. A typical passive response […]Read More..
Larger organisations, do you train your employers in interviewing skills? DO you have a blue print interview process? It may be worth exploring. Competency-based interviewing leaves no holes barred and provides a uniformed and structured interviewing technique. The interviewing method avoids biases, and judgments, and allows fair, unbiased interviews. It is quicker becoming the preferred interviewing […]Read More..
Image is everything, and first impressions count. With the far-reaching opportunities that the world wide web presents, it is essential to create the optimal image of your organisation, with the power of professional images on your website, LinkedIn and other b2b and social pages. Using a professional corporate photographer, will allow for professional images of […]Read More..
Many senior leaders will know EXACTLY what you mean if you ask them “did you switch off your internal dialogue?”. Internal dialogue can be compared to a little negative voice in your head – it may rant, name call, and generally create negative thoughts and judgements. Bare in mind that research has shown that 99% […]Read More..
The power of the internet is phenominal. VeriSign reported that at the end of the first quarter of 2015, there were 294 million top level domain (TLD) registrations globally, for a 6.5 percent year-over-year growth rate. compared with 174 million domain names back in in 2008. If you are smart with your internet choices you […]Read More..
If you want to give your business the desired uplift you have to promote it the right way. Marketing is a very important aspect of business. The way you put your ideas together and project it to the world can greatly change things for the better. However, technology has just made your life simpler and […]Read More..
Intangible business assets such as databases, technology, knowhow and brands are often the most valuable but most poorly understood company asset. These assets are known as intellectual property (IP) and every business has them. Here is a quick summary of what key assets make up the main IP in a company: Trade marks. These are […]Read More..
Correct business planning will ensure that your company is as successful as it can possibly be. Keep in mind that you should always be planning for the future of your company no matter how long your company has been open. Business is always evolving and changing. If you don’t innovate, someone else assuredly will for […]Read More..
Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000 and causes about 5000 deaths every year according to the Health and Safety Executive. The duty to manage asbestos belongs to those who manage commercial premises. See the table below and click for further information from the asbestos section of HSE. Asbestos must be managed and the […]Read More..
In the electronic age of technological advancement, rapid prototyping offers huge amounts of benefit. This is a key topic in leadership and innovation. Rapid prototyping refers to a modelling technique used to accelerate and enhance the process of developing new products. It is carried out using 3D printers coupled with computer aided design(CAD) software and […]Read More..