Communication Articles

How to Help Your Employees During Inflation

How to Help Your Employees During Inflation

The global economy is an uncomfortable place to be right now. Inflation is hitting everyone. For company leaders, the heat is on. Not only do you have to find a way to keep your company growing and profitable, you also have employees to consider. Helping employees...

Virtual Meeting Etiquette to Keep Your Workday Running Smoothly

Virtual Meeting Etiquette to Keep Your Workday Running Smoothly

A few years back, most meetings were done in an office or a conference room. There were certain points of etiquette that people naturally understood because it was part of the company culture.   But then the world got sent home for a year or more. We suddenly...

How to Identify Toxic Managers and What to Do About Them

How to Identify Toxic Managers and What to Do About Them

It’s normal to feel some tension when it comes to your manager. After all, they are in a position of authority. As humans, we tend to naturally resist authority or at least feel a mild dislike for it. But how do you know when your manager has crossed the line between...

Cordial Communications in the Hybrid Workplace

Cordial Communications in the Hybrid Workplace

Communications etiquette in the hybrid workplace is a challenging topic to address, primarily because every workplace has its own unique culture. Most of the time, the “rules of etiquette” go unspoken. They are learnt by new hires through trial and error, tiny...

Creating a Culture of Trust in the Workplace

Creating a Culture of Trust in the Workplace

One of the many learnings that have come out of the past couple of years of instability in the job market is that workers are in a position to demand more than just a pay check. They want a place where the company culture aligns with their own. And the foundation they...

How To Give Effective, Constructive Feedback

How To Give Effective, Constructive Feedback

Giving feedback can be uncomfortable. Still, it’s a crucial skill to develop as a leader. Very few people have a natural, well-balanced approach to giving feedback. Generally, you either struggle to give feedback meaningfully because you’re a direct, no-nonsense...

Supporting Women In The Workplace

Supporting Women In The Workplace

March is Women’s History Month. We are taking this time to recognise the powerful women who have contributed to our world. Let us also appreciate how far the UAE has come in terms of gender equality in the workplace. The pandemic certainly moved gender equality...

Kindness in the Workplace

Kindness in the Workplace

The idea of kindness in the workplace can feel at odds with the often competitive nature of office life. However, more and more focus is being placed on inclusion, well-being and happiness. And kindness plays a strong role in achieving those things. There are numerous...

Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week

It’s almost always uncomfortable. It’s sometimes inappropriate. It’s rarely a polite dinner table conversation… It’s money talk. In spite of all of the discomfort and negativity associated with talking about money, research shows that people who have open...

Overcoming Challenges in Leadership Training

Overcoming Challenges in Leadership Training

Are leadership programmes producing good leaders? If you’re shipping your potential leaders to an off-campus leadership seminar, chances are you’re not getting the results you’d like to. Many leadership courses and trainings focus on a proprietary “method” or system....