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Team Purpose: What it is and how to find it

Monday 24th May 2021
Cathalijne Bol

A global survey with 26k respondents conducted by Linked In shows that purpose is becoming a more and more important factor in the workplace globally, with more and more employees putting a premium on jobs that allow them to connect to a purpose. It...

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A Climate for Team Success

Thursday 4th March 2021
Cathalijne Bol

What is the ideal climate for teams to perform at their highest level?  Teams need a supportive climate to thrive. In this climate, there is just the optimum amount of tension and support to perform at a high level. According to what is known as...

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What is Conscious Leadership?

Sunday 17th January 2021
Holly Fenton

This month we launched our FH Insights Book Club. Over the course of the year, we will be reading and reviewing some of the best, recent books on personal growth, human behaviour and leadership. Our first book is Conscious Leadership by ex Whole...

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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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