Training Zone

Five deep listening skills to help navigate workplace conflict

Listening skills are paramount to the communications process, but are often overlooked and misunderstood. Anna Shields provides five tips that will take your listening skills to the next level. Listening is the building block of all communication; it is essential for collaborative, engaged, and productive workforces. When staff are in conflict and emotions are running […]

Category: Training Zone | Tuesday 22 March 2022 | Author: Anna Shields
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How L&D can promote the benefits of conflict management skills

Managing conflict is a key skill for line managers but is often seen as an inconvenience and something for HR to handle. Now is the perfect time for L&D to help promote the benefits of conflict resolution training. The fallout from the global pandemic has permeated every level of corporate life. That includes strained relationships between […]

Category: Training Zone | Thursday 23 September 2021 | Author: Anna Shields
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Conflict management training in a virtual world

Remote working brings with it new issues and conflicts. Training people to handle these conflicts will also be happening virtually in many cases, so it’s vital that learning providers adapt their content and delivery accordingly. In today’s remote workplace, conflict hasn’t disappeared, but the way we are able to manage it has changed. This is why […]

Category: Training Zone | Tuesday 1 September 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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Soft skills: how to make people trust you at work

The key to clear communication and effective collaboration at work is trust – but how can we inspire trust in others and learn to trust them in turn ourselves? Here, we’ll look at some training methods that can help develop these skills. As more and more work becomes automated, we need to consider the qualities human beings […]

Category: Training Zone | Thursday 27 June 2019 | Author: Tania Coke
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We know about IQ and EQ, but what about PQ?

A species evolves by developing new ways of understanding and responding to its environment. Over the last 20 years or so, the office-dwelling species has taken an evolutionary leap by recognising EQ alongside IQ.  Prior to this, corporate employees were largely recruited, assessed and valued on the basis of their intellect… Then Daniel Goleman offered […]

Category: Training Zone | Wednesday 14 March 2018 | Author: Tania Coke
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