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Emotional Competence

 

The Primary Emotional Competence is the AWARENESS of how EMOTIONS affect COMPETENCE. Continue reading

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ROCBaSE Appointed Business Support Providors to Hillingdon Council

Patricia and Anton have been appointed Business Advisors on Hillingdon Council’s Business Support Programme, referred to as HSBS.

Based at the Hayes Business Studios, the programme offers free support to business start-ups and existing businesses based in the Borough of Hillingdon, covering Business Planning, Training Workshops and all other forms of support a business would require. Continue reading

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Another Angle on Productivity

What is Productivity?

Pre-Budget Comments about productivity almost exclusively concentrated on how many more units of product can be produced – quicker machines, more efficient work practices – all the old clichés.

But productivity is really about how people can willingly, enjoyably and with satisfaction work to their full potential. This is just as relevant in the service, professional and trades as it is to manufacturing. Continue reading

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James Caan on the Importance of Soft Skills

The message is clear. Effective Management requires Soft Skills

James Caan featured in a discussion about Productivity on the Victoria Derbyshire show on 1st July – the discussion was about why the UK lagged behind other European countries and the States in Productivity.

He said something very revealing – he feels that one of the reasons is the lack of soft skills in the workplace. This view is overwhelmingly backed up by research. Continue reading

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DON’TS and DO’s of STARTING A BUSINESS

DON’T – Spend money on the things listed below  before you’ve established through your market research that you have a viable idea. Continue reading

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BUSINESS COACHING EXPERTISE

Rob Clarke – Fundraising Manager at Central London Samaritans 

“I was fortunate to benefit from Anton’s coaching when I was 6 months into a newly created role in an ever changing landscape within the charity sector. In our initial assessment Anton quickly understood the complex nature of my role and asked the right questions to provide an action plan for our coaching sessions. Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIP WITH RICHMOND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve reached agreement with RHP for the provision of business/self-employment support to RHP customers.

RHP have a comprehensive training programme for their customers needing to maximise their career prospects and which enables them to have the necessary job/technical skills for either employment, starting their own businesses or developing an existing one. Continue reading

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Motivation and Ownership

Business Counselling is a process by which business issues are diagnosed and addressed in such a way that the client learns not only how to overcome or manage their current concerns, or exploit their opportunities, but also how to tackle similar situations in the future. It is a process in which a Business Counsellor works ‘through and with’ rather than ‘for’ a client.

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Courage in Leadership

Courage is often seen as the ability, amongst other things, to take risks, to stick you your guns and to be decisive.

Yet there is another form of courage that’s often overlooked, ignored or unrecognised. It is the ability to look at oneself Continue reading

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