Reducing Zoom Fatigue

“Zoom fatigue” – yet another phrase we would never have said or heard of this time last year! And it would be fair to say that many people are in the “I’m bored of it all now” stage.  2020 has certainly been a masterclass in seeing how mental anxiety and stress increases when we are […]

Leaving Some “Out of Sight, Out of Mind”

Nobody likes to feel left out of a conversation, or that their contribution isn’t valued. Well, I’ve not met someone yet! The phrase “out of sight, out of mind” has become increasingly concerning recently, and as we move forward with new ways of working. Effective leadership and communication will help keep the whole team engaged, […]

The Leadership Skills Needed for the Demands of 2020

  According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, even though there will be advances in robotics and AI, it’s the leadership skills around human behaviour that will be even more important to succeed in 2020. Chief Human Resources officers from global companies were asked what they thought the top 10 skills required […]

Is Coaching For Me?

Have you wondered whether executive coaching is for you?  Unsure what the procedure would be, and therefore feel uncertain about getting involved?  Well, hopefully the below will help. Coaching from Assiem Ltd is tailormade, uses your real-life situations to implement what you learn and provides a supportive and confidential environment in which to discuss your […]

Leaders Are Responsible for Their Development Too

Over the years, Leadership Development programmes have cost organisations dearly.  Companies can be providing  their leaders with the tools, but more often than not, nothing much changes in the day-to-day results.  As with the old proverb “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”, you can provide great leadership development […]

Negotiation: A Checklist For Lasting Results

  A major conflict between departments can cause considerable delay to organisational success and stress for those involved.  A recent discussion I had was regarding a stand-off between a client’s Sales and Operations departments.  Sales were concerned that the Operations department were hampering their ability to win new clients with strict processing rules, and Operations believed the Sales department […]