Sharpen your communication by using flow of story-telling

Being able to communicate oneself in a clear and coherent manner is a fundamental skill for employers and employees of all levels. In general, people need a structure to process information and fully-understand how the various pieces of information correlate to one another with a clear flow. But in a world where we often have…

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Grab your audience’s attention right from the start!

Whether presenting to a group of 15 or 500, you always want to capture your audience right from the start. We often think a lot about what to say but less about how to say it. It doesn’t matter if you have the most interesting information to share, it will not have an impact unless…

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When presenting, make more sense by using fewer slides!

Despite the frequent criticism of using slides when presenting, in general it is still a very useful tool for enhancing both the understanding and the impact of the presentations we make. That said, we must very carefully consider which slides to actually include in our presentation. We should follow the “less is more” philosophy –…

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It’s time to rethink annual performance reviews!

Open up any traditional management book and chances are you’ll find a chapter dedicated to annual performance reviews and their merits for both the professional and personal development of employees. An opportunity to reflect of the past 12 months, set new goals for the 12 ahead and boost employee performance. And perhaps that was once…

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Feel treated unfairly? Start managing upwards!

“Do not treat others in ways that you would not like to be treated”. It is the golden rule; the ethic of reciprocity. It is a maxim that is found in many religions and cultures across the globe. However, it may not always be applied in the everyday working world. You might well know the…

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Resist frustrations by thinking one year on!

Positive feedback from a client, a compliment from a colleague, or a project successfully delivered usually makes us feel positive and enthusiastic. Other situations such as a heated discussion, a complaint or project complications often challenge us and can make us feel disappointed, frustrated or resentful. Experiencing such situations is often part of our daily…

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As a manager you must get feedback from your team

It is an important part of the job of any manager to provide feedback to her/his team members. So if you are managing a team, you probably often think about how you can provide feedback to your team members in a good and constructive way. But what about feedback going the other way ? You…

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Enhance meeting productivity by finding the technology win-win

Meetings, in one form or another, now form an indispensable part of any working environment. On average, executives are reported to spend nearly 23 hours a week in meetings, up from less than 10 in the 1960s. Maximising – and indeed reducing – meeting time should therefore be seen as a fundamental aspect for any…

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To be more convincing, be less formal

As professionals in sport, most of the written communication we do is meant to influence. Whether it is to explain the rationale behind a rule change, a new development strategy for the federation, or the motivations behind new event format, we write with the objective of bringing people closer to our point of view. But…

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