Inside The Course: Yvette Janse Van Rensburg on Managing People for the First Time

This is the first time I’ve been given the opportunity to manage people… I came to see if there’s anything I can pass on to our leaders that have been doing this a really long time” After participating in our … Continue reading Inside The Course: Yvette Janse Van Rensburg on Managing People for the First Time

Inside The Course: Sian Lloyd Jones on Breaking Patterns & First-Line Essentials

Naturally it’s very easy to fall into routines and patterns and being able to spend the time here and have Lynn speak with us about how to come out of those patterns, regenerate new ideas, and how to push on … Continue reading Inside The Course: Sian Lloyd Jones on Breaking Patterns & First-Line Essentials

The Lead: Annual United Nations General Assembly, Retail Giant Zalando Leveraging AI, DeepMind’s Discovery Could Shake Big Pharma

Welcome to The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This curated content will provide you with quick clarity into relevant headlines and provide straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques. Continue reading The Lead: Annual United Nations General Assembly, Retail Giant Zalando Leveraging AI, DeepMind’s Discovery Could Shake Big Pharma

Don’t Spend Your Time – Invest It

Those who effectively manage their time use what they want to achieve as a guidepost for determining which activities to invest in and whether or how to make changes in direction. They don’t spend their time – they invest it instead. They also reserve a portion of their time for investment in energizing activities, like time for reflection, that help them to achieve goals and maintain their focus. Continue reading Don’t Spend Your Time – Invest It

The Lead: Paving Roads with Plastic, Michigan Bans Flavored E-Cigarettes, Retailers Ask Customers Not to Carry Guns

Welcome to The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This curated content will provide you with quick clarity into relevant headlines and provide straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques. Continue reading The Lead: Paving Roads with Plastic, Michigan Bans Flavored E-Cigarettes, Retailers Ask Customers Not to Carry Guns

Where Leadership Development & Chemistry 101 Meet

If we see learning as a one-time cram-session, then we are all living in the zombie apocalypse of my Organic Chemistry 101 class. With this mindset, yes: the classroom learning will do nothing to help sales or your emails (or in my case, my knowledge of chemistry). But truly learning and sustaining a behavior is the key to unlocking new skills and potentials that in turn teach you how to manage an overflowing inbox or reach sales goals more effectively. Continue reading Where Leadership Development & Chemistry 101 Meet

#TrueOrFalse: Ego Depletion

Ego Depletion refers to the idea that our willpower is a finite resource that can be depleted over a period of time. Popularized by Roy Baumeister, this depletion happens when we utilize any available willpower on one task resulting in the inability to implement the same level of self-control, or good decision-making, on other upcoming, unrelated tasks. Continue reading #TrueOrFalse: Ego Depletion

The Lead: Hong Kong Leader Withdraws Extradition Bill, Marvel Superheroes to Lego’s Rescue, Facebook’s New Rules

Welcome to The Lead, AchieveForum’s weekly brief of leadership news and insights. This curated content will provide you with quick clarity into relevant headlines and provide straight-forward analysis for applying effective leadership tools and techniques. Continue reading The Lead: Hong Kong Leader Withdraws Extradition Bill, Marvel Superheroes to Lego’s Rescue, Facebook’s New Rules

5 Tips for Great Project Management

Project management goes way beyond delivering specific tasks and it requires team collaboration and being able to form and grow strong client relationships. Your key stakeholders play a key role in helping you to stay focused on the right priorities and to get things done – so managing these relationships effectively creates increased clarity and focus. Continue reading 5 Tips for Great Project Management