Career

Dealing With a New Manager

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Counting On You To Do The Right Thing

[custom_headline type=”left, center, right” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″ accent=”true”] This Podcast Answers These Questions [/custom_headline] Can trust be defined and is it useful to have? What competences really matter as a manager? How important is character in a manager? [custom_headline type=”left, center, right” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h5″ accent=”true”] Description [/custom_headline] [columnize] In the previous […]

Professional First Impressions 1

Shownotes: First impressions count a great deal so why make demonstrating your value more difficult by ignoring the fact? This podcast looks at those places where you can give the correct professional impression even before you begin to converse. Banal, obvious yet powerful techniques that anyone can accomplish. Each technique […]

Communication Skills: the Basics

Effective communication requires active listening. But it is difficult to remain engaged, for the simple fact that your brain processes words 5 times faster than people speak them. This podcast provides many techniques which will dramatically improve your engagement and therefore understanding of what is said. The topic of Communication […]

Control and Substance

Shownotes: Past podcasts have looked at subjects like being firm, but being fair.  Not letting other people talk about problems in meetings without suggesting solutions.  I have spoken about starting on time, finishing on time.  I have spoken about holding people accountable when you delegate.  I have spoken about performance, […]

Interview Behaviour 2

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The Time it Takes to Say Thank You

Some people when they walk through the doors of work change from being kind and well-mannered to terrible grotesque abusers of the role power that they have in the workplace. Yet there is an impressive list of commentors from business and military walks of life, who have all accepted the […]

Professional English – Introducing People

Shownotes: Today, we are going to discuss the linguistic needs associated with introducing someone to another person in a professional English manner. And that happens a great deal, particularly when there are overseas visitors to your home location. Now, you’ve been asked to look after them, so the task of […]