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The 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Presenting Online

So, you have to prepare a presentation today? Well you’re not alone! According to estimates, 36 million presentations are given daily all around the world. Yes, you read that right! Incredibly, that’s about the equivalent of the population…

Sustaining Leadership—from hardware to heartware

So, what are you doing to support your team through Covid-19? Right now this is a crucial question facing leaders the world over. Amidst the lack of clarity over the future, one thing is certain: leaders must take constant action to care for…

Goodbye Permawork - Hello productivity and life balance!

Eighty days into lockdown, Friday’s Zoom quarantine catch-up with friends makes for sober listening. Paloma, financial analyst starts by telling us she was up till 11pm finishing a report the previous evening. Juan, head of Purchasing, follows,…
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Five top tips for productive virtual meetings

Working from home has become the order of the day for most of us in recent weeks as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. And that means more and more of us need to quickly learn how to lead and participate in video and telephone conferences.  Meetings…
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The New Normal? 10 Best Practices for Leading Remote Teams

Remote teams are nothing new. Although globalization has popularized the concept, some argue that remote teams started with the expansion of the Roman Empire. What’s different right now is that the Covid-19 crisis has catapulted thousands…
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Vaccinate yourself against stress with Mindfulness!

I’m on my way to a client meeting. After inching through traffic and driving around and around looking for a parking space, I’m now walking towards her office. I take out my mobile, glance at the screen and put it back in my pocket. But…what…
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Feedback: Breakfast of champions!

I saw her coming from the back of the room. She had looked disengaged throughout my presentation. Try as I might to stir up the audience, a disquieting air of Sunday sermon had slowly but surely crept over my talk on diversity. And now my boss…
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Early bird or night owl? 4 easy ways to boost your productivity!

The real winners in life get up early. We’ve all read about these new masters of productivity. Leaping out of bed well before dawn, they put themselves through their paces in the gym, maybe a session or two of meditation before speeding through…
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Follow the leader

On 13 January 1982 Air Florida Flight 90 from Washington D.C. to Fort Lauderdale crashed into the Potomac river, killing 74 people.  As often occurs in airplane crashes, human error played a major part in this avoidable disaster.  In this…