Entries by monica

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Self-aware teams and leaders perform better – it’s a fact!

High level of self-awareness means really understanding who you are, why you act, communicate and respond as you do, truly knowing your strengths, weaknesses, positive and negative emotions and what motivates you. When you are self-aware, it is easier for you to understand other people and be aware of how they view you. It also […]

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Workplace Diversity!

What is workplace diversity? Workplace diversity refers to the variety of differences between individuals in an organisation. Diversity not only includes how individuals identify themselves, but also how others perceive them. Diversity within a workplace encompasses race, gender, ethnic groups, age, religion, personality, sexual orientation, citizenship status, as well as other distinct differences between people. […]

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Tips on delivering the best presentation

Presenting can be tough especially for those of us not born with natural eloquence. To be a better public speaker, one has to develop a personal speaking style. You can do this by packing the presentations with enthusiasm, unique data and having plenty of jokes and short stories relating to the topic.   How do […]

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8 benefits of having a team building!

Team Building  We all love a bit of teambuilding! When morale is low, people are a bit fed up, or perhaps the team is just tired, the leadership team might suggest a teambuilding day to inject energy and enthusiasm back into the team. But just running around and playing games, whilst good exercise, may not […]

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It’s all about the first impression!

First impressions create lasting memories, whether positive or negative. It only takes seconds for someone to decide if they like you or not and, on the telephone, these decisions are made simply by what they hear. A pleasant greeting and a positive attitude will set the stage for each call and by speaking positively, professionally […]

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Lumina Learning Type of Psychometrics

The Lumina Learning suite of psychometrics is the next generation of personal and professional development tools supporting individuals and teams to work more effectively, to drive performance and improve the bottom line. Lumina Spark is the first step on this journey and provides an accurate, personalised Portrait focusing on increased self-awareness and practical development points to assess […]

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LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCE

They say that leaders are born, not made. While it is true that some people are born leaders, some leaders are born in the midst of adversity. Often, simple people who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead when a situation they care about requires it. A simple example […]

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Steps to Building Your Personal Brand on Social Media

Update your social media accounts Decide which social media account(s) you are going to focus on, and delete any old accounts that you are no longer using. Make sure all of your information is complete and accurate. This will help you to build traffic to the networks you want to showcase your work. It can […]

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STEP UP WITH YOUR PRESENTATION SKILLS!

STEP UP WITH YOUR PRESENTATION SKILLS! Most of us have experienced dull, irrelevant, or confusing presentations.  But think back to the last really great presentation you saw – one that was informative, motivating and inspiring. Wouldn’t you love to be able to present like that? We share some insights on how you can improve; 1.All […]

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Qualities of a Good Servant Leader

Servant leadership is one of this decade’s management buzz words, but what does it really mean? Take a look at some of the characteristic traits of a true servant leader: Lead by example; Leaders who don’t walk the talk lose trust. If you want your team members to display certain behaviours, you need to display […]