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Business Skills

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.

Harness the potential of surprise

Strategies to help sidestep any negative reactions.

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How women can win more negotiations

Learning to anticipate and manage challenges can bring better outcomes.

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Can a non-expert manage a group of specialists?

Lack of superior knowledge doesn’t mean you can’t lead with confidence.

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How to master the art of refusal

Say 'no' without making enemies in the office.

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How to take employee feedback

Invite the insightful comments you might not want to hear.

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How to overcome procrastination

Why it’s more about emotions than time management.

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Five presentation pitfalls to avoid

Grab attention and get your message across more effectively.

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Three ways to make faster decisions

How to streamline your decision-making process.

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Rising above toxic company culture

Buck the trend and stay true to your own values.

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Six ways to manage your perfectionism

How to increase productivity and lower your anxiety.

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How to move on when you get things wrong

Dealing with disappointments at work.

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Is work-life balance still a good goal?

Here's a more achievable alternative.

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Five ways to invest in your future self

Practical ways to boost your career.

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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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