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It’s been a while It’s been a while since we posted a blog so we felt that now was a good a time as ever to make contact. It’s a challenging and bizarre world we find ourselves in right now, so we, at Professional Futures felt we should do our bit to help. We can’t […]

How do you know if your communication is effective?

How do you know if your communication is effective? We all know that communication is vital within organisations and for leaders and managers it is a key skill to ensure we engage, inform and support our teams. So how do we know if our communication is effective and what can we do about it? Why […]

How to use Psychometric tools to improve performance

Why do we need to become more self-aware? In my last blog, I talked about using the Johari window to help us to become more self aware. So to recap, to be an effective leader and manager we need to be aware of ourselves and the impact we have on others around us. When we […]

How can we become more self-aware?

To be an effective leader and manager we need to be aware of ourselves and the impact we have on others around us. When we develop our self-awareness we are able to understand the emotions and behaviours of ourselves and those of our teams – this helps us to deal with the challenges of other […]

How to use the Johari Window to become more self aware

Why do we need to become more self-aware? In my last blog, I talked about the importance of self- awareness and using feedback as one of the most simple and effective methods to help you become more self-aware. So to recap, to be an effective leader and manager we need to be aware of ourselves […]

Which leadership style is best?

We all like to think that we are good and effective leaders, and that the style of leadership we adopt is perfect for achieving success, but if we were to be analysed, would that analysis match what we think? Autocratic/Authoritarian Leadership Style (Lewin) This style is often the “telling” style (Tannenbaum) or the X style […]