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Every successful leader or manager possesses a diverse range of business management skills, such team building and motivation. In these articles the brightest business minds discuss the key skills needed to run a company, business unit or team, including time management, goal setting and communication skills.

Three ways to boost productivity

Habits to help you achieve more in your working day.

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Should you stay or should you go?

What to do when your current boss makes a counteroffer.

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Four ways to conquer resistance to change

Let improved emotional awareness transform feelings of negativity.

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A safer way to speak up at work

Four principles to lessen the fallout from taking action.

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How to ace your C-suite presentation

Deliver a pitch that will knock their socks off.

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The real reasons you're not getting promoted

What you might be doing wrong and how to do it better.

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Make a great entrance

How to engineer a smooth and effective job transition.

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Stop over-collaborating before you burn out

Create an effective strategy against overload.

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Get better at handling transitions

Preparing for a long and satisfying life.

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Start prioritising important over urgent

Change your approach and still meet your deadlines.

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Balancing distraction and focus

How to prosper in this ever-changing technological age.

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Overcome the challenges of freelancing

Create the flexible, liberating career you dream of.

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How to do office politics

It's about being savvy and skilful, rather than scheming.

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Three ways to improve productivity

How to manage the minute transitions that punctuate your day.

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The power of asking better questions

You'll fuel innovation, boost performance and build trust.

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Don't let fake expertise run the show

Avoid following false prophets.

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Is the SMART formula too rigid?

Set your company’s ambitions in the appropriate context.

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A guide to more productive brainstorming

This new approach focuses on questions, not answers.

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Control your attention, free up your time

Create a life of choice around things that are important to you.

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It's time we all wrote plain-language contracts

Join the movement to write legal agreements in language we all comprehend.

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Do your weaknesses really need fixing?

Pick the issues worth investing your time, resources and energies in.

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Free up enough time to achieve your goals

What do you need to stop doing before you can start something new?

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Taking your feelings out of financial decisions

How managing your negative emotions can impact on the success of your business.

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Women, read this to progress your careers

Why aspiring female leaders need to shout more about their worth.

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