Apps to help you with your productivity

By | February 4th, 2018|

People with a productivity-oriented mindset continuously aspire to better ways of conducting business and accomplishing tasks. It is all about working smarter, not harder – using less to create more. Balancing work, family, studies and socialising can be challenging. But in today’s digital age, there are a multitude of apps available to assist us in [...]

The myth of multitasking

By | February 4th, 2018|

We all do it – texting while walking, or worse – driving, scrolling through social media while in a lecture or chatting on the phone while watching TV. In today’s hyperconnected, busy and digital world, doing one thing at a time does not seem like the norm. Multitasking has become the new normal. The [...]

Using time effectively, not just efficiently

By | February 4th, 2018|

Some of the most pervasive sources of pressure in the workplace are time stressors – having too much to do and too little time. How do you beat this stress and pressure, and deliver the things that are essential to doing a good job? By using time effectively and efficiently. Being effective as well as [...]

Time management tips for young professionals

By | February 4th, 2018|

We all have 24 hours in a day, but how do we manage our time effectively and balance various priorities? For most people at least one-third of their time is unproductive due to lack of time management, planning and structure. We all want to manage our time effectively, but how do we learn time [...]

Delivering meaningful presentations to large groups

By | February 4th, 2018|

The workplace involves a great deal of communication, collaboration and content sharing. It stands to reason that, as you evolve in your career and leadership role, you will need to be comfortable presenting to a larger audience than those in your standard meeting environment. Many of the same traits exhibited by successful leaders in work [...]

The critical contributors to successful workplace communication

By | February 4th, 2018|

Leaders need sound communication skills across every aspect of their business lives. It is the cornerstone to success and cited as an essential competency for future-ready leaders. Your workday is made up of constant engagements across many mediums and that vary between single or multiple audiences. You need to pay as much attention to the [...]

How to lead meeting discussions into the future business landscape

By | February 4th, 2018|

As we evolve in our careers we find ourselves not only leading meetings, but also needing to get the most productivity from those meetings. One often hears about meetings that are just a waste of time and don’t achieve anything. With the pace of business today and the ever-changing business landscape, collaborative sessions need to [...]

How to be an effective communicator in meetings

By | February 4th, 2018|

We all know that meetings are an integral part of businesses, and even more so for organisation leaders. We also know that sound emotional intelligence and communication skills are truly what sets future leaders aside from the rest. However, how to handle ourselves effectively in meetings is not something most of us have been actively [...]

Are face-to-face engagements important today and in the future?

By | February 4th, 2018|

The answer to this question is a resounding ‘yes’, despite the immense time constraints business people find themselves under today. At surface level face-to-face engagements may seem like a waste of time, yet relationships in business circles are critically important to your business success. These are best fostered face to face. The idea is not [...]

How to connect better digitally for business and leadership growth

By | February 4th, 2018|

A good place to start with your digital networking efforts is to separate your business and personal profiles. Make sure your personal profile is private by improving your security settings. It is wise to remove all personal references from your business profile. Keep your business profile exclusively focused on your business insights, work experiences, network [...]