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Presentations- What NOT to do!
We are called upon to sell ourselves, our knowledge, our ideas virtually every day and most of us are dead scared of being put on the spot.
Published on 8th of May 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

You owe it to yourself to plan better and stress less!
Our Virtual facilitator-led courses (via zoom) and range of online courses are tailor-made for a time such as this. After reading through this blog, you're likely to see just how important it has become to increase your skill-set right now.
Published on 24th of Apr 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Start by Training your Managers...
Let's say you have identified an employee whom you believe has the relevant experience, emotional intelligence and integrity to be considered for promotion to a management position. You've recognised that those competencies are amongst the building blocks essential to becoming an effective manager. You're correct, they are!
Published on 17th of Apr 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Distance Learning- The New Normal?
I read an article the other day, can't recall where, which addressed the really odd behaviour of stockpiling toilet paper. It was interesting because, rather than mocking those who have well stocked toilet paper cupboards, it gave a reasonable explanation for this phenomenon.
Published on 8th of Apr 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Are you a Skilled Minute Taker?
This is a task most of you groan loudly about - it's so labour intensive, requires a huge amount of concentration if you're going to do it correctly, and how on earth do you know if you are actually doing it correctly??
Published on 3rd of Apr 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Have you Considered these Coronavirus Measures?
I firmly believe that we are doing the right thing as a country by isolating and cutting down on major events and gatherings. Keep on with the hygiene, avoid touching your face and be aware at all times of your proximity to others. If you are high risk and have come into contact with someone who is high risk, do the right thing and self-isolate until you have been tested. BUT none of this is new to you at this stage.
Published on 17th of Mar 2020 by Debbie Engelbrecht [ read more ]

How to help your Employees understand the value of Training
As trainers we are often faced with delegates who view the training as a punitive event, rather than the reward it actually is.
Published on 13th of Mar 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Exceeding Expectations...
Exceeding expectations is what we do when we go above and beyond our job spec. It's what turns average or 'good enough' into excellent
Published on 6th of Mar 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Critical Thinking is a Skill and it can be Taught!
Most of us, when faced with a problem, do our best analyse what went wrong and how to fix it. What we don’t often do, is structure our though processes to ensure we work through it systematically and in depth.
Published on 26th of Feb 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Yes, Minute Taking is a Skill!
Today we've chosen to highlight our Minute Taking workshop, not just because it's so popular and so effective, but also because we feel that Minute Taking is a skill that is so often overlooked. Yes, Minute Taking is a skill...
Published on 20th of Feb 2020 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

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