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How centered leaders achieve extraordinary results

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On June 21, 2012

Executives can thrive at work and in life by adopting a leadership model that revolves around finding their strengths and connecting with others. OCTOBER 2010 • Joanna Barsh, Josephine Mogelof and Caroline Webb For the past six years, we have been on a journey to learn from leaders who are able to find the best in themselves and in turn...

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Survey shows employees want more workplace training

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On June 19, 2012

In a happy marrying of priorities, three quarters of employees would be keen to undertake more workplace training, while four out of five HR professionals are making staff development a key focus this year. A three-year research project commissioned by Middlesex University’s Institute for Work Based Learning among an average 4,300 workers per annum revealed that a huge 74% felt...

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Social and workplace learning through the 70:20:10 lens, by Charles Jennings (www.702010forum.com)

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On June 12, 2012

Source: http://charles-jennings.blogspot.co.nz/2011/08/social-workplace-learning-through.html There have been millions of words written and spoken about ‘informal’ and social learning over the past few years. In fact, if a martian had just arrived on earth and strayed into a meeting of learning and development professionals or into a learning conference, or even picked up a professional journal, he would logically assume that these were...

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Social media etiquette

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 29, 2012

This link is provided by The Learning Wave – a New Zealand leadership development organisation providing management education and training. This short clip by FG SQUARED and the New England College of Business and Finance provides a timely (and humorous) review of social media etiquette. FG SQUARED YouTube Clip For more informative articles on leadership, training and development please connect...

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Leveraging social networking sites to generate business

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 23, 2012

Article provided by The Learning Wave – a New Zealand leadership development organisation providing management education and training. From Michael Jones, President of Userplane Stepping into the conference room, I realize that I’m headed into an appointment with very little information on what’s about to happen or with whom I’ll be meeting. I know the names of the participants, but...

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The accidental superconnector

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 21, 2012

Article provided by The Learning Wave – a New Zealand leadership development organisation providing management education and training. When we think of superconnectors, we tend to picture a suave extrovert with a huge directory of contacts.  We imagine them putting enormous effort into meeting and contacting their prey 24/7.  But this is wrong. Richard Koch explains. Most of the superconnectors we...

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Introvert

An introvert’s guide to networking

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 17, 2012

Article provided by The Learning Wave – a New Zealand leadership development organisation providing management education and training. We hear frequently about the importance of networking in business, however it does not come naturally to everyone. Lisa Petrilli gives some thought to networking strategies for the natural introvert, in networking situations. I learned the critical importance of networking, and discovered...

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Business people

Ten tips for successful business networking

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 14, 2012

Article provided by The Learning Wave – a New Zealand leadership development organisation providing management education and training. Keep in mind that networking is about being genuine and authentic, building trust and relationships, and seeing how you can help others. Ask yourself what your goals are in participating in networking meetings so that you will pick groups that will help...

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