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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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Benefits of Coaching

Wednesday 26th June 2019
Holly Fenton

If you are considering getting a coach you are probably wondering what you will gain. It can be difficult to understand the value of coaching if you have never done anything like it before. Coaching is not counselling and it is not training, it not...

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Encouraging Conflict: A How-to for leaders

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Holly Fenton

Leaders, listen up. You need more conflict in your teams! Yes more, not less. Or rather you need better conflict, not just conflict for the sake of it.

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The Oz Principle – Taking Accountability

Wednesday 12th June 2019
Holly Fenton

Are you living below the line or above the line? This is one of the key principles in the book The Oz Principle which takes a deep dive into the issue of accountability. Accountability is sometimes seen as a negative thing that is forced on someone...

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What's The Ideal Morning Routine?

Wednesday 5th June 2019
Holly Fenton

Have a think for a moment about your morning routine. What daily habits kick start your day? Are you a well-oiled machine in the morning, setting up your day in the best possible way? Or is a mad panic of activity that ends with you just about...

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Where do Emotions Come From and can you Control Them?

Wednesday 29th May 2019
Holly Fenton

Have you thought about where your emotions come from? If you are like most people, this is probably not something you spend a lot of time thinking about. When we experience emotions they just happen, they arise from somewhere within you depending on...

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Three Key Ways to Build Influence

Tuesday 21st May 2019
Holly Fenton

This week we are thinking about influence. How much do you have, and do you have it over the people that matter?  Brendon Burchard offers tips on Influence in his bestselling book – High Performance Habits. Below we have consolidated his key lessons...

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Does goal setting work?

Wednesday 15th May 2019
Holly Fenton

We are always advised to set goals to help us achieve more. But is the conventional wisdom, right? Do goals help us to improve and get more done or are they counter-productive and would you be better leaving measures of your performance more open?

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