Leadership

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The Power of an Abundance Mindset

As an organisation that focuses on building organisational capabilities through developing leadership skills, Future Institute has invited Mark Iriks, a local successful entrepreneur and leader to share his thoughts on ‘...

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Leading Beyond 2025

We all love fantasising about the future and imagining what our world will be like in 10-20 years. Will Facebook still be around? Will the iPhone 20 enable hologram conversations, or will Virtual Reality be ingrained int...

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Why Training Your Leaders is Key

Increase staff retention High employee turnover is a bad sign for any business. What’s worse is not understanding why staff are leaving your business or not taking the necessary steps to solve any underlying issues to re...

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The Real Cost of Unproductive Meetings at Work

If you’re drowning in emails, stuck in unproductive meetings or tapping your fingers during a ridiculously long phone call, it can be hard to find the time to do any real work. Constant interruptions throughout the day a...

Organism

How collaborative is your workplace?

Setting your organisation’s ‘Purpose’ and ‘Strategic Direction’ are tasks that we spend days, months sometimes even years perfecting.  However, some of the biggest challenges in executing your purpose and strategic direc...

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The unrealised potential of Emotional Intelligence

If your organisation was lacking in financial management capability, costing you significantly in unrealised income and impacting things like employee satisfaction, how would you seek to remedy the situation? You might c...

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How well do you use your emotions to manage conflict?

“If you only have a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” – Maslow This age old analogy might seem a little off the topic of emotional intelligence but what Abraham Maslow was essentially saying is that we can have an o...

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“Emotional Intelligence is the hidden advantage. If you take care of the soft stuff, the hard stuff will take care of itself”[1]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of skills people use to read, understand, and react effectively to emotional signals sent by others and oneself[2]. These include skills like empathy, problem solving, optimism, and s...

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It takes more than IQ to succeed in life… “ [1]

The concept of emotional intelligence isn’t new. In fact it’s beginnings date back to the 1920s where it was coined as social intelligence, or the ability to get along with others. Emotional Intelligence, or EQ as it is ...