Balancing data and gut instincts in hiring decisions
When it comes to making decisions on a new talent, many experts will say that gut instinct should be left out of recruitment. But Christine Khor explains that balancing that innate instinct with cold, hard facts has many benefits
Brokers: Are you on the verge of burnout?
Overworking your staff can lead to serious issues within a team, such as clinical depression. Are you pushing those around you too far and what can you do to help lessen the burden?
Mass communication: Is video the way forward?
Communicating important ideas such as a rebrand or acquisition to the entire workforce can be a challenge, especially if they’re already being bombarded by emails. Could video be the answer?
How to boost your productivity in three easy steps
To truly work effectively today, writes Dermot Crowley, it’s critical to harness the power of technology and to use it in a coordinated way to manage three core aspects of your work – your actions, your inputs and your outcomes
New job? Here's five top tips to make the move effortless
It seems like it is inevitable that we all move on to a different business at some stage in our career, here is a five-step guide to ensuring your transition is as smooth as possible
The 10 most common blocks to becoming a remarkable communicator
How can you become that person who leaves their mark on others through inspirational and memorable conversations? Georgia Murch reveals what to avoid
7 things you do that tell your client: "I don't care"
Most brokers care about their relationships with clients, but a leading business consultant says your actions might be sending the opposite message
Be less boring: Presenting financial content on stage
Avoid being the speaker who makes the audience’s eyes glaze over and inspires the compilation of mental wish lists. Communications expert Jane Anderson reveals how
Are you asking the questions that job-seekers hate?
Language: used well, it's management’s greatest tool but sometimes the words we choose are our greatest weakness
Hourly rate identity crisis
If you’re a sole operator or business owner who is working every hour available to you but still have your back up against the wall, this excerpt from the book From Deadwood to Diamonds by Stefan Kazakis is for you work