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Building new vision for business in 2017

Building new vision for business in 2017

Looking back over the year allows us the chance to put the year in perspective. This year in particular perspective seems to be the operative word, with local …

5 steps to become a more effective leader

5 steps to become a more effective leader

Leadership is no longer granted in a job title or organisational structure.  Effective leadership echoes in every interaction from your words, actions and even mannerisms. Infact, the opinions …

Looking into the Future: Blockchain Technology

Looking into the Future: Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is perhaps the most radical innovation of the last few years – and perhaps one you haven’t yet heard of. With banks believing blockchain technology is the …

Stress. Is it due to your fears?

Stress. Is it due to your fears?

I was reflecting on TEC Chair Andrew Dick’s article a few weeks ago regarding stress—how he talked about being self-aware of stress and the impact it was has …

Are you addressing your blind spots?

Are you addressing your blind spots?

For every leader, there will be those things they know, that they can do well, and those things that they simply can’t see. It is in this second …

Why mentoring is a business issue

Why mentoring is a business issue

Every leader will know how important their own skill set is in helping the business grow. Ultimately, a leader needs to have the knowledge, insights and critical thinking …

The 5 benefits of entering business awards

The 5 benefits of entering business awards

There is a common misconception that business awards are only for large companies with massive pulling power. However, award ceremonies are calendar fixtures in every industry and those …

What is SEO?

What is SEO?

In the 21st century, being a business leader is as much about being present in the digital sphere as it is about meeting in person. As businesses have …

Top 5 leadership books for CEOs

Top 5 leadership books for CEOs

Professional development is an important part of being a top leader. You could be a long-serving CEO, but the value of honing leadership techniques cannot be undermined. One …

3 Top tips for talent management

3 Top tips for talent management

Talent management has become a hot topic for organisations around the world. Now, employers are increasingly competing with one another to attract and retain staff with the skill …

Is your business agile enough?

Is your business agile enough?

For business leaders, the challenge is now to develop a strategy that is agile enough to meet the demands being placed on them and adjusting quickly. The world …

Are your staff driving customer engagement?

Are your staff driving customer engagement?

Customer engagement is an essential area for businesses to address, especially as they look to build a strong ongoing relationship with clients. Your staff are the face of …