Leadership Etiquette: Creating a workplace atmosphere for effective productivity

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Research has shown a correlation between workplace environment and high-performing employees. A right environment can help to achieve 3 things in particular – increase productivity, facilitate employee satisfaction and help with talent attraction & retention. One of the tasks of a leader is providing a workplace that employees like. However how does a leader choose […]

Interviewing for Director roles? Learn to communicate the value you’d add

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I read recently that the ‘why should we hire you’ interview question is a stupid one. Maybe it is. And I could appreciate why that author felt strongly about making that statement. Normally it’s not an answer that can contribute meaningfully to executive recruitment decisions. Though, not all hiring managers are skilled at interviewing. Sometimes […]

Improve profile views on LinkedIn

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  Can profile views on LinkedIn boost your career?  That’s a hypothesis the AXC Editorial Committee sets out to test.  Last week marked the start of the first cycle of an initiative to improve visibility for AXC members.  Actions taken by members weren’t prescriptive.  What’s interesting from analysing the results is that effort does create […]

5 steps to faster decisions

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Do you suffer from ‘CEO disease’ or know anyone who does?  The deceptive contagion, not reserved to professionals who hold the CEO role, that has to do with a person’s ego resulting in an unwillingness to improve.  To learn. ‘CEO disease is a bad case of imperious self-aggrandizement and ego-tripping at the expense of the company’. – Forbes […]

Yes, you can speak …

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What can you learn from a woman, with a passion for story-telling and presenting? You’ve probably read a lot of great blogs on how to deliver an engaging, exciting and meaningful talk or presentation and probably watched first hand many great speakers and thought ‘I can’t do that….’ I’m here to tell you that you […]

Keeping Productivity Flowing

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The Latest Information on Productivity With people getting busier and facing increasing demands on their time, at work and at home, there has been a movement towards utilising multi-tasking wherever you can. In theory, being able to do two, three or more jobs at one time should save you time but there are also doubts […]