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Monthly Archives: November, 2014

How to develop effectual leadership qualities…

A change of approach doesn’t establish itself overnight, whatever it applies to. As with any new habit or practice, it takes time to develop and practise. As I detailed last week, emulating the mind-set of an entrepreneur can help problem-solving when faced with high uncertainty and new limitations regarding any resources. Though not traditionally taught …

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Entrepreneurs and effective leadership

There’s no doubt that having an entrepreneurial streak is a benefit, in today’s companies and organisations. As competition grows, and as fewer ‘trails’ are ‘blazed’, it’s often innovation, of an existing product or service, for example, that gives businesses the edge against their competitors. But the entrepreneur in us isn’t restricted to product development or …

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Public speaking: is it something of a delight, or an aspect you dread?

It’s a common misconception that the best public speakers are born that way, that it’s a natural trait few of us are lucky enough to enjoy. Public speaking isn’t something only politicians or the clergy carry out in their working week – it’s a common element in most careers nowadays. Even if you’re giving a …

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What is ‘executive control’, and how is it relevant to multitasking?

Executive control: although it sounds like what executives exercise within their working day, it’s a term that’s associated with mental agility, specifically the act of switching quickly between two or more tasks. Rubinstein, Meyer and Evans conducted research into what could be described as ‘air traffic control’ for our thoughts, to deem whether multitasking saved …

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