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Strategic thinking

Strategic thinking is a cornerstone of successful business leadership. In this third instalment of our ‘seismic shifts’ series, you’ll learn how to get away from the ‘doing’ and springboard your career.

How good are your listening skills?

You spend half your life listening, but how much do you really hear? It’s a skill you can learn, which, when mastered, can elevate your personal and professional relationships to new heights... 

saying no

Are your own priorities too often derailed by requests from others? Awaken a more assertive you — and learn to say ‘no’ — with these simple hacks.

Video conferencing has enabled us all to keep working throughout the pandemic — but it can also lead to stress and burnout. So what can we do about it?

Which type of perfectionist are you?

There’s more to perfectionism than simply setting yourself unfeasibly high standards — and we all experience its impact to varying degrees. Find out which ‘type’ of perfectionist you are, and how it impacts your working life, both positively and negatively.

Virtual Brainstorm

How can teams innovate and generate ideas effectively while working remotely? The good news is that we don’t need to be in-person to be inspired; research shows group brainstorming in a digital space is actually more effective and enhances creative performance by almost 50 per cent.

Pregnant woman

What happens when you go on maternity leave, and must then fight for your job when you return to work? In this month’s Incognito one woman talks about her experience of maternity discrimination at work, and the professional and emotional toll it took on her to challenge it…

Job Crafting

The term job crafting means tweaking specific elements of your day-to-day role to make it more engaging, meaningful and personalised to your interests and needs. So, if your career could do with a spring clean, read on…

Female superhero

Studies show that self-affirmations or mantras really can make you more confident and successful — but it’s all in the approach, and the good news is the best methods needn’t make you cringe...

Analyst to Integrator

In the second of our Seven Seismic Shifts series, we explore the challenges of moving from the detail-focused role of Analyst to the big picture world of the Integrator — a skillset every leader needs to thrive in a multi-functional role.