5 steps to active listening

5 steps to active listening

Active Listening is a communication technique that has been designed to help deepen the understanding between speaker and listener. In doing so, we are able to: Build stronger relationships Improve our ability to influence, persuade and negotiate Avoid...
How to lead so others follow

How to lead so others follow

Think of the leaders you have followed in your lifetime. Did you have confidence in them? Did you trust them? Did they help you feel secure and optimistic about the future? In their research, Tom Rath and Barry Conchie asked over 10,000 followers what they need from a...
Top 4 tips for overcoming your fear of public speaking

Top 4 tips for overcoming your fear of public speaking

There’s no doubt about it: public speaking is an act of vulnerability. To lay ourselves bare and speak openly and honestly in front of others requires courage. In doing so, we expose our authentic, best self to the scrutiny and evaluation of an audience. And...