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Making Work-Life Balance Work

Wednesday 16th October 2019
Holly Fenton

I had an interesting chat this morning with the team at Dubai Eye Business Breakfast on work-life balance. Most knowledge workers go to an office for a set number of hours, much as we have done for the past 50 years. The difference now is we are...

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Does your organisation encourage or impede conflict?

Tuesday 1st October 2019
Holly Fenton

Conflict is a normal and inevitable part of our time at work, and the higher we rise in the organisation the more prevalent and impactful conflict becomes. Conflict can arise from personality clashes, different working styles and priorities, role...

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What biases do you have?

Wednesday 28th August 2019
Holly Fenton

This is always a question that makes people uncomfortable. The instinctive response of most is, I don’t have any biases. And that may be your initial thought too. But we all have biases.

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Fundamental Attribution Error

Tuesday 13th August 2019
Holly Fenton

Have you fallen victim to the fundamental attribution error? I am pretty sure you will have done, probably repeatedly! The fundamental attribution error is where we attribute blame and judgement towards others behaviours, where we would excuse...

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How to Build Trust In your Team

Wednesday 7th August 2019
Holly Fenton

  Trust is an essential foundation of high team performance. Without trust we can’t build relationships, conduct work with interdependence, be creative or leverage each other’s talents effectively. 

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How Clifton Strengths helped me as an Entrepreneur

Wednesday 31st July 2019
Holly Fenton

Starting a business is a crazy, nerve-wracking and exciting time. There is so much to do and often, in the beginning, all that responsibility is on your shoulders. I believe that having coaching during this time is critical to keep you on track and...

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How to Stop Procrastinating

Wednesday 24th July 2019
Holly Fenton

What are you procrastinating right now? There is always something we are not doing, but to procrastinate means that we are putting off an important task that we know we should be doing in favour of a lower value, possibly easier or more enjoyable...

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Are you Listening?

Tuesday 16th July 2019
Holly Fenton

  Listening is a fundamental communication skill that so many people get wrong so often. To listen to someone fully is to give them your time, attention and respect. It helps build relationships, increase understanding and drive connection....

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Tips for increasing your influence

Wednesday 10th July 2019
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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