Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

Posted on: October 19, 2020 Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

I am often asked which books I recommend on mediation even though there are plenty of good books around on the subject. Those of my friend Clive Lewis OBE – who has written 14 books including “How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation” (Bloomsbury, 2015) and ”Difficult Conversations – 10 Steps to Becoming a Tackler […]

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Soft skills – Dealing with difficult conversations

Posted on: September 30, 2020 Dealing with difficult conversations

We all have to spend time dealing with difficult conversations. Conflict is a natural part of all relationships at home and at work. I’ve written before about the sources of difference and provided ideas on how to deal with “difficult” people and situations. And there are short videos on two particular models – Parent Adult […]

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Emerging marketing and business development roles – taking responsibility for future-proofing your career

Posted on: September 2, 2020 Emerging marketing and business development roles – taking responsibility for future-proofing your career

At the start of 2020, I talked to Totum Partners – specialists in the recruitment of professional service marketers. A version of this article appeared in the February 2020 edition of Professional Marketing Magazine. Marketing and professional services are changing fast – and technology even faster. I was keen to learn what new roles and […]

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Book review: “Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein

Posted on: August 3, 2020 Book review: “Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein

“Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein – provided both great comfort and sparked inspiration on a number of people development initiatives. If you, like me, have sometimes worried that your multiple professions and experiences in numerous industries left you vulnerable to the appeal of narrowly-focused specialists then this is […]

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An introduction to emotional intelligence (EQ) and empathy (Video)

Posted on: July 24, 2020

This short (8 minute) video provides an introduction to emotional intelligence (EQ) and empathy. It explains why emotional intelligence is important for personal and business relationships. (Video script – an introduction to emotional intelligence (EQ) and empathy) HI I’m Kim Tasso. In this short video I will introduce you to the idea of emotional intelligence […]

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