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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Book launch: Essential soft skills for lawyers – some research findings

Posted on: July 6, 2020 Book launch: Essential soft skills for lawyers – some research findings

Between August 2019 and March 2020 I analysed a huge amount of information and research relating to the importance of soft skills within the UK legal profession. I also interviewed over 20 people from large and small law firms – lawyers and learning & development professionals – as well as psychologists and technologists operating in […]

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What are soft skills? And why are they so important? (Video)

Posted on: June 18, 2020

This 9 minute video explores: What are soft skills? And why are they so important? Video script Hi. I’m Kim Tasso. I am sure many of you are worried about the onward march of technology – things like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning and the impact these may have on your future. Will my […]

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Soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks (Video)

Posted on: June 1, 2020

I have produced a 10 minute video on soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks. This includes an overview of John Whitmore’s GROW model, the OCM’s SMILE model and the compassionate coaching movement’s Intentional Change Theory (ICT). The video also considers the range of soft skills needed for effective coaching. (Video script) Hi. I’m […]

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