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How Increased Employee Engagement Enhances Cyber Security

Beyond installing firewalls and protection software what else can business owners and managers do to protect themselves from hackers and those ever-so-sophisticated phishing emails? Our recommendation is to focus on increasing your levels of employee engagement.

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Influencing others - when to push, when to pull and when to do neither

Have you ever been in a meeting when you felt you weren’t getting where? Perhaps you were leading the meeting and people were failing to contribute. Or perhaps you have been able persuade others or maybe just unable to get people to listen to your point of view. This blog offers you some tools and techniques to enable you to influence others.

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The Power of T Thinking in Teamwork

So as organisations grow, what is needed across an organisation to avoid silo thinking? This question takes on even greater significance as organisations develop and split into different functional teams. The concept of T thinking provides a solution.

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Change Management - Winning Hearts and Minds

Change rarely fails because it’s a bad idea. Change normally fails because it has been poorly implemented. Of course, change needs to be well planned. But it also needs to be positioned in a way that will be positive for those impacted. In other words, it is important to win hearts and minds.

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Communication Skills - listen to what is not being said as well as what is being said

When we’re in a hurry we can take short cuts. Sometimes we can choose expediency over accuracy. It can be the same when we are communicating - even when we are not pressed for time - to get our message across. Whether in face-to-face meetings, by telephone, by email or any other method we can often miss things out. In fact, social media encourages us to act this way. Whatever communication method we choose it’s important to listen to what is not being said as well as what is being said.

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