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7 Things I’ve Learned from Workplace Bullying

While most of you may not agree, assertiveness, in the face of workplace bullying and other types of aggression, is a skill we all have in common from the day we are born – in my […]

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14 Blogs on Business Writing

Did you know that although today is World Book Day, its proper name is World Book and Copywrite Day? and We recently gathered together 14 blog posts on assertive communication that we’ve written over the years. […]

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15 Blogs on Networking

Here are some blog posts we’ve published on how to get the best out of the many networking opportunities available in the business world. Attending a Network Meeting Take the Work out of Networking 5 Ways […]

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Five Things Never to do at a Networking Meeting

Who says tradition is out? OK, I have my digital camera. I love email. I’m an avid blog reader. I know what the credit crunch is. I’m even following the American election trail, via Twitter (only […]

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Take the Work out of Networking

I ‘m due to attend yet another networking event tomorrow evening (hosted by Women on the Move). Yes, it ‘s that time of year again, when fun barbecues (where it ‘s often easier to mix) turn […]

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Narcissistic Leadership

Narcissistic leadership is a new term for an old idea. The traditional view of leadership is of charismatic, even heroic individuals who save the day. This is called The Great Man Theory of Leadership. In our […]

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Assertive Leadership

Assertive leadership is often identified as the one skill leaders need to work on. Not only is it an important trait in itself, enabling leaders to communicate effectively and maintain boundaries. Assertiveness also serves as a […]

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What is Bullying?

“What is bullying?” According to keyword statistics on one of our favourite content marketing research tools Storybase, people really want to know what a bullying is. Perhaps they ask this question online before reporting bullying at […]

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Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Writers and researchers on emotional intelligence and leadership sometimes use the phrase primal leadership to describe their view on the place of emotion in a leader’s role. This seems like a weird word to use. Primal […]

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Power to the People

As a trainer and consultant, I’ve come across many different models for giving power to the people in a workplace. Some paint a big picture of power throughout society or over time. They are relevant because […]

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Politics At Work

The discovery that Emotional Intelligence is real and can be learned has produced political issues. At first, there was Social Intelligence, and then, Cultural Intelligence. Now, there is also Political Intelligence (PI). What is it and […]

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Can You Learn Emotional Intelligence?

Either you ‘re smart or you ‘re not. That ‘s how most people think. You are born with a certain brain and, like your height or the colour of your eyes, there isn ‘t much that […]

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How to Make Others Trust You

I can personally vouch for three methods. They work. And it ‘s a good job they do too. We could accomplish little in life without trust. Trust is the glue that binds us together. Self-disclosure I […]

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