Category Archives: Talent

Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Learning How to Be More Aware

You might picture someone who never lets his temper get out of control, no matter what problems he’s facing. You might think of someone who has the complete trust of her staff, always speaks kindly, listens to her team, is easy to talk to and always makes careful, informed decisions.

These are qualities of someone with a high degree of emotional intelligence.

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The Top 10 Myths About Working With Introverts

A world without Introverts would be a world with few scientists, musicians, artists, poets, filmmakers, doctors, mathematicians, writers, and philosophers.

Last week I saw someone tweet a blog about introverts and after a couple of days of visitors in my house I am now relating to it even more.

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Ready for the five-generation workplace?

All the talk and space given to Gen Y was just the opening act for what’s to come within the next ten years, when we will begin to see five generations working side by side for the first time ever.

The next batch of entrants are those born after 1997, and according to Jeanne C Meister and Karie Willyerd at the Harvard Business Review they will be working with four other generations when they hit the workforce.

That will start happening within the next 10 years.

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Talent Edge New Zealand Survey

Talent Edge New Zealand is a new survey from Deloitte New Zealand. This inaugural report contains results from a November 2010 online survey of businesses across New Zealand.

The survey explored what types of talent shortages are being experienced today, the consequence on business results, the types of employees in short supply, future employment outlook, what people management practices are emphasised, and personal expectations about taking a new job within the next year.

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