May 9, 2016
2014.03.10.Just because youve made stress your friend doesnt mean you must pile it on

Don’t Pile Stress On

Change your attitude but don’t pile it on… The last ‘food for thought’ got such a strong response that I’ve decided to stick with the theme of stress management for a couple of weeks. Firstly, it is important to re-emphasise […]
April 25, 2016
2016.04.25.Stress-less strategies

Stress-less Strategies

Sress-less Strategies Effective leaders know that stress can be a good thing. It keeps you focused. It makes you competitive. It prompts action. But stress, as many of us know, can also become harmful to our minds and bodies. John […]
April 18, 2016
2016.04.18.Seven deadly sins of negotiation

Seven deadly sins of negotiation

Seven Deadly Sins Last week we explored the fact that “Negotiation is the process that takes place EVERYTIME we want something from someone who wants something from us”. Because we negotiate on a daily basis with ourselves and others, I […]
April 11, 2016
2016.04.11.WIN-WIN

Negotiate the life you deserve

Negotiate the Life You Deserve We all negotiate in our personal and professional lives, usually on a daily – if not hourly – basis. We negotiate with our friends, partners, children, peers and colleagues. We negotiate when we want to […]
April 5, 2016
Empathy EQ

What is the most important aspect of EQ?

Empathy Many of us know people who have reached a certain point in their careers because they have excellent technical skills but they don’t get along with team members and their people skills are sorely lacking.  This might be due […]