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7 Ways Training will Change in 2021

Sunday 15th November 2020
Holly Fenton

As we look forward to 2021 we can predict that the training environment will still look very different. Often a forced change like what has come with COVID makes us rethink the way we have been doing things and opens up new possibilities and...

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Tips for Success from Lama Sweis

Thursday 12th November 2020
Lama Sweis

This week, Lama Sweis, Chief Operating Officer at Lockton, kindly attended our Women In Leadership Programme with BASF to offer her insights and wisdom on what it takes to succeed as a female leader in the Middle East.  She offered up advice that...

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Regulating Emotions

Thursday 15th October 2020
Holly Fenton

We all have our own ways of regulating our emotions, perhaps you count to 10, go for a walk or engage in positive self-talk. Or perhaps you don’t bother with regulating at all and just express exactly what you feel in the moment. Most of us probably...

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The RULER technique for Emotional Intelligence

Tuesday 29th September 2020
Holly Fenton

There are not often new models in emotional intelligence that give a fresh and helpful way to see the topic. The four-quadrant model by Daniel Goleman has been dominant for over 20 years and is still widely used (including by me!) It is always good...

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Conveying Emotions in Presenting

Monday 21st September 2020
Holly Fenton

When training presentation skills there are several techniques that we teach that help to excel presentations from average to excellent. One of the most challenging ones for people to get the grips with is using emotions in presenting. There is a...

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Powerful Persuasion – Six Ways to Convince Others

Monday 31st August 2020
Holly Fenton

Are you a salesperson trying to sell more, or a manager trying to instil positive behaviours in your team. Whatever your role you need to influence! Influence is a key skill that will impact how you rise in your organization, the level of success...

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How’s Your Chimp Doing?

Tuesday 28th July 2020
Holly Fenton

When you consider your "emotional self" - How can you accept what has gone on? How would you like to be? How would you like to think? How would you like to feel? How would you like to behave?

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Value of Training during a Downturn

Wednesday 22nd July 2020
Holly Fenton

Ask yourself these questions… Are you adding or depleting to your team? What are you doing now to prepare for that? The teams with strong leaders who take initiative and invest in people will likely emerge stronger than before. Who has the power to...

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What is #IamRemarkable?

Wednesday 1st July 2020
Holly Fenton

  You may have seen Linked in posts about #IamRemarkable workshops and people saying why they are remarkable. Who are all these big headed people who think they are so great!? I was one of those people so thought I’d explain what #IamRemarkable is...

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