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Self-development

Research shows that most of us only use between 5 – 10% of our potential. This workshop will show you how to identify your strengths, eliminate your weaknesses and tap into all that unused…

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Seven habits of highly effective people

This course will help individuals to improve personal effectiveness, increase balance and fulfilment, and use processes to enhance performance.

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Speed reading

Speed reading involves reading more quickly and efficiently while still understanding what you’re reading. By speeding up your reading rate, you will be more efficient, and release time which you…

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Strategic planning

All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it challenging, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy…

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Strategic time management

The impact of always-on communications, the growing complexity of global organisations, and the pressures of economic uncertainty have all added to a feeling among executives that there are simply not…

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Stress management

Today’s workforce is experiencing job burnout and stress in epidemic proportions. Workers at all levels feel stressed out, insecure, and misunderstood. Many feel the demands of the workplace have…

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Success in sales

Today’s top salespeople are in the business of identifying needs and persuading potential customers to respond favourably to an idea that will result in mutual satisfaction for both the buyer and…

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Supply chain management

Eliminating functional silos is an imperative if organizations are to achieve the high levels of customer satisfaction and reduced cost demanded of the supply chain. Eliminating these silos requires…

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Talent management

Talent management is about how an organisation attracts, develops and retains skilled and valuable employees. It is about having top quality people with the capability and commitment needed for…

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Telephone etiquette

Everyone in the workplace uses the telephone to convey important messages to customers – both internal and external. The impression you make on the telephone is vital to creating the professional…

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The leadership challenge

Based on the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® and utilizing the Leadership Practices Inventory®, The Leadership Challenge is an evidence-based leadership intervention with correlated…

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The Management Shift

Being given a management position can be a very motivating experience and very often this promotion is awarded due to technical expertise. Unfortunately, often the individual’s technical expertise…

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Workplace Wellness

It is important for companies to provide an on-site Wellness program. Information resulting from this could make people more aware of health issues thus helping to reduce many chronic diseases which…

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  • Embrace change

    08 02 2015 Sunday UAE

    The long-held received wisdom is that people don’t like change. As Niccolo Machiavelli said in The Prince, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the…

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  • Happiness Means Good Business

    08 08 2016 Monday UAE

    Research proves that happiness leads to better business outcomes and a healthier bottom line. Companies can easily implement initiatives that reap the benefits of workplace happiness.

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  • Women in leadership can boost profits by up to 15%

    23 10 2016 Sunday UAE

    Research of 22,000 companies proves that promoting women into senior leadership drives bottom line results. Taking steps to develop women has proven benefits for company leadership.

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  • Expatriates staying ahead

    13 04 2015 Monday UAE

    Expatriates are often skilled at making things happen. More often than not they are recruited because of competences (attitudes, skills and knowledge) that are not readily available locally. They arrive and get straight on with the job. At the same time, they…

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  • Mentoring for talent development

    10 06 2015 Wednesday UAE

    With population and unemployment figures on the increase, attracting and retaining talent would be should be getting easier. However, some startling statistics suggest otherwise.

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  • Motivation myths

    03 08 2015 Monday UAE

    What makes people behave the way they do? Why do some people seem to be motivated to do well in their work, while others do not? The study of motivation is endlessly fascinating as it concerns the driving force within individuals by which they attempt to…

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  • Selection matters

    29 09 2015 Tuesday

    Mark is the CEO of an SME in the engineering industry. He has just recruited a key member of staff, John, and is beginning to regret it. Instead of getting on with the job the new recruit seems to be needing an awful lot of Mark’s time – time that is…

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  • Targeted training brings many benefits

    19 11 2015 Thursday

    It is sadly common for some companies to look at the cost of training and not see the numerous benefits stemming from it. Some take a short-term view and see training purely as a cost. Others see training as an investment in the future that derives many…

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  • Does leadership philosophy matter?

    01 02 2016 Monday UAE

    The Global Financial Crisis was the worst market correction since The Great Depression. So devastating was its impact, after seven years it is still an event from which many economies are still struggling to recover. It’s common knowledge that the…

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  • The Leadership Challenge: Interview with Jim Kouzes

    06 03 2016 Sunday UAE

    Jim Kouzes, co-author of The Leadership Challenge, sat down with Focus' David Brennan to discuss leadership in the 21st Century, the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, what it takes to be a truly great leader and if leadership is different in the rest of…

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  • Keeping the team on track in challenging times: grief and change management

    21 03 2016 Monday UAE

    Challenging markets can often mean cost optimisation of which staff reductions may be required. Whilst the process of realigning the staff profile is relatively clear, moving the remaining team forward is less so. Dealing with the grief of losing colleagues…

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