Productivity is About Changing Habits

November 26th, 2018

  I had the pleasure of catching up with Ali Tocker from Tocker Associates recently. Tocker is a new member of the Skills family too, and it specialises in leadership development and all aspects of strategic planning and have been supporting workplace teams, leaders and managers in New Zealand since 1997. When organisations are at […]

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Finding those Adaptable, Critical Thinkers

October 30th, 2018

A 2018 LinkedIn report on talent development has found that the number one priority is training for soft skills. In the age of automation, maintaining technical fluency across roles will be critical, but the pace of change is fueling demand for adaptable, critical thinkers, communicators, and leaders. Jane McCarroll highlights some key trends in the […]

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Building Resilience

April 26th, 2017

Resilience is the coping mechanism you must learn to help you manage stress. Whatever the cause of your stress, your task is work out your personal strategies to foster the resilience which will help you through your tough times. Eighteen months ago I had a professional and personal watershed moment. It was a hugely challenging […]

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Transactional v’s Transformational Leaders

April 21st, 2017

There is no one blue print for making a great leader Are all leaders are created equal? No. Are there commonalities in the skills required to make great leaders of every age and stage? Yes. Are there important deliverables from different types of leadership styles? Yes. Do we need different things from our leaders as […]

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