Speak First Blog | Leadership & Management

8 August 2019

5 tips for managing communication to lead successful change

“The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo.” – Bob Iger, Disney CEO.

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1 September 2017

Delegating - how can you do it effectively?

 As the calm of the summer break becomes a distant memory, I’ve already started to find myself going ‘I wish I had someone else who could pick up some of this work’.

23 August 2017

5 hot tips to get your team working together

August is a time of year where, for most of the world, things shut down and people take a well-earned break. Offices are usually half-empty with staff away on holidays.

2 June 2017

Six Steps to Inspiring and Motivating others

There have been a lot of international political leadership campaigns recently, with a huge list of new presidents and premiers worldwide in the first six months of 2017. What is meant by ...

24 May 2017

10 Tips for giving praise and developmental feedback

Feedback is great, right? Companies all strive to achieve a ‘feedback culture’ that allows an open conversation between employees, where they can highlight things the other person can do to develop.

21 April 2017

Developing emotional resilience

In the northern hemisphere, people I speak to are starting to count down to the summer break and the holidays they have planned.

22 February 2017

Infographic: 7 common mistakes interviewers make when meeting candidates

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18 August 2016

Does NLP enhance leadership skills?

In August, Training Journal published another article written by Speak First Managing Director, Amanda Vickers. Amanda’s article posed the question: Does learning about NLP give leaders the edge?

19 January 2016

10 Essential Tips for Personal Impact and Presence for Leaders

If you’re a leader and manager, you need to look, sound and act like one if you’re to command authority and be taken seriously. Steve Bavister, Director of Speak First, provides timely advice on what ...