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1 12, 2022

What Is Self-Leadership And Why Is It Important?

By |2022-12-01T16:14:31+00:00December 1st, 2022|Year Of The Manager|Comments Off on What Is Self-Leadership And Why Is It Important?

What Is Self-Leadership? Self-leadership is the process of leading yourself which includes your thoughts, emotions and behaviours. Self-leadership is about taking charge of your life and steering yourself in the direction you want to go. It’s about setting your own goals and taking action to achieve them. It’s about being accountable for your own results. Self-leadership is not about bossing other people around or controlling them, it’s about taking charge of your own life and creating the kind of life you want to live. Self-leadership requires courage, self-discipline and a commitment to personal growth. It’s not easy, but it’s [...]

28 11, 2022

The Three Main Differences Between Leadership & Management

By |2022-11-28T16:03:48+00:00November 28th, 2022|Year Of The Manager|Comments Off on The Three Main Differences Between Leadership & Management

Leadership and Management are two different concepts that are often confused. While there are some similarities, there are also three main differences between the two. The first difference is that leadership is about vision, whereas management is about execution. Leaders need to be able to see beyond the current situation and develop a vision for the future, while managers need to be able to take the vision and turn it into a reality. The second difference is that leadership is about people, whereas management is about the process. Leaders need to be able to motivate and inspire people, whereas [...]

10 10, 2022

Education and Training Awards 2022

By |2022-10-10T12:24:57+01:00October 10th, 2022|Articles, Leadership|Comments Off on Education and Training Awards 2022

We're absolutely delighted to announce that LearningCog has won an award at this year's Education and Training Awards! We were up against some stiff competition, but we're thrilled that our hard work has been recognised with this incredible award. This is a huge achievement for us, and it's all thanks to the amazing team we have here at LearningCog. We couldn't have done it without each and every one of them. Their dedication, passion, and commitment to providing the best possible education and training experience for our clients is what sets us apart from the rest. We believe that [...]

15 09, 2022

What To Ask Your Leadership Development Consultant?

By |2022-11-23T10:08:18+00:00September 15th, 2022|Articles, Leadership|Comments Off on What To Ask Your Leadership Development Consultant?

Leadership development is an important process for any organisation, and it requires the expertise of a qualified consultant. When interviewing leadership development consultants, be sure to ask about their experience, approach, and philosophy. It is also important to inquire about the specific services they offer and how they can be tailored to the needs of your organisation. Finally, be sure to ask about the consultant's fees and policies. By asking these questions, you can be sure to find a leadership development consultant who is a good fit for your organisation. How Can I Apply What I Learn Today in [...]

15 09, 2022

Things High Performance Teams do Differently

By |2022-11-09T09:43:11+00:00September 15th, 2022|Articles, Leadership|Comments Off on Things High Performance Teams do Differently

High performance teams have a few things in common that set them apart from other teams. First, high performance teams are highly committed to their goals. They are willing to put in the extra work needed to achieve success. Second, high performance teams are very effective communicators. They work to ensure that everyone is on the same page and that all team members understand the goals and objectives. Finally, high performance teams are very cohesive units. Everyone works together towards a common goal and there is a strong sense of camaraderie among team members. These three factors are essential [...]

15 09, 2022

Year of the Manager

By |2022-11-17T10:40:36+00:00September 15th, 2022|Year Of The Manager|Comments Off on Year of the Manager

Tips For A First Time Manager Assuming a leadership role for the first time can be both exhilarating and daunting. On one hand, you finally have the opportunity to put your stamp on a team or project and drive it in the direction you believe is best. On the other hand, you now have the weight of responsibility for guiding others and ensuring that everyone is working towards a common goal. If you're feeling overwhelmed at the thought of taking on a management role, here are a few tips to help you get started: - First and foremost, remember [...]

14 09, 2022

Lessons For First Time Managers

By |2022-10-26T16:02:59+01:00September 14th, 2022|Year Of The Manager|Comments Off on Lessons For First Time Managers

Managing a team can be a hefty task, especially if you've never done it before. There are so many things to think about and keep track of, from deadlines and targets to employee morale and productivity. It's no wonder that first time managers often feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are some tried and true methods for managing a team effectively. In this blog post, we'll share some lessons that every first-time manager should know. By following these simple tips, you'll be on your way to becoming a master manager in no time! Get To Know Your Team Members Individually One [...]

14 09, 2022

How To Build Rapport As A Manager

By |2022-10-27T14:16:23+01:00September 14th, 2022|Year Of The Manager|Comments Off on How To Build Rapport As A Manager

Good managers know how to build rapport with their employees. Rapport is the relationship of respect, trust and mutual understanding that exists between people. When there is rapport, communication is open and people feel comfortable working together. It is essential for maintaining a positive and productive work environment. Here are some tips on how to build rapport as a manager. Be Genuine and Transparent People can sense when someone isn't being genuine so the first step to building rapport is to be genuine. Be yourself and let your employees get to know you as a person. Talk about your hobbies, [...]

14 09, 2022

Tips For First Time Managers

By |2022-09-28T11:35:31+01:00September 14th, 2022|Year Of The Manager|Comments Off on Tips For First Time Managers

Being a first-time manager can be daunting. You suddenly have a lot more responsibility and are expected to lead a team of people. It can be difficult to know where to start or what the best way to approach things is. But don't worry, we're here to help. Here are our top tips for first time managers to help you get started on the right foot. Adopting a Growth Mindset One of the most important things you can do as a first-time manager is to adopt a growth mindset. This means that you view challenges and setbacks as opportunities [...]

1 08, 2022

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Summary

By |2022-09-26T13:03:24+01:00August 1st, 2022|Articles, Leadership|Comments Off on The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Summary

Numerous books have been published on how to succeed in any type of business. These books almost all teach us how to manage a team, but this one is quite different. In essence, it instructs us on how a team shouldn't be managed if you want to run a successful business. It identifies the team's dysfunctions and offers some helpful advice for resolving issues. This book's author, Patrick Lencioni, used a made-up narrative to describe various concepts. These are the top 5 team dysfunctions that the book's author has shortlisted. Absence of Trust: When there is an absence of [...]

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