Personal Development

Latest personal development features from Brand Yorkshire

Monday, 29 January 2018 14:43

Customer feedback – why it matters and how to use it.

Only 30% of companies in the UK ask customers for feedback. Even worse, only 10% actually do anything with it, and only 5% tell their customers that they have made changes as a result of their feedback.
Thursday, 04 January 2018 10:02

Stop Looking, Begin Listening!

I walked a little later this morning but it was still dark, quiet and beautiful out there. I enjoy the silence, no earphones, time to think or not, time to be still, time to sense the beginnings of a new day.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:08

The Gift of Presence

Last year an advert from a well-known Swedish furniture store went viral. It featured an experiment where children were asked to write and tell their parents what they really wanted from them for Christmas.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 10:44

The power of the changing room - know your team

Understanding your team's personalities and idiosyncrasies allows you to form meaningful relationships. Former head of development at Manchester City, Peter Lowe draws on his experience in football and teaching to outline how to form bonds with your people.
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 13:53

Walter Was A Taker

So, we all know that there are givers and takers in this life. There are watchers and doers and the “let’s talk about it” people who wait for someone else to push the boat out.
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 13:34

Do You Suffer From LinkedIn Parapet Syndrome?

Have you ever found yourself thinking "I'd like to send that person a LinkedIn connection request" and instead, you hesitate and think better of it?
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 10:28

First impressions … the decision is made as you walk through the door

You cannot avoid making a first impression, whether you are pitching, presenting or networking at a conference! Recently published research emphasises why it is so important to get it right.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:59

Self Belief and Optimism – The drivers behind success in sales

Have you ever heard the phrase, “seeing the world through rose tinted spectacles”? As a sales professional, if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to get those rosy specs on.
Monday, 19 June 2017 12:20

Paving the way for sustained success

How can you turn your team's momentum into a period of continued achievement?
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 16:36

Turn your LinkedIn profile into a winning pitch

Many LinkedIn profiles fail to articulate the values you can offer to your target audience. Steve Phillip explains how to turn your profile into a winning pitch.
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 16:18

Effective communication: think it through!

When should we make a phone call rather than send an email? When is it appropriate to send a text as opposed to picking up the phone? cHRysos HR provide some tips.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:56

Leeds speaker becomes PSA President!

Top Leeds-based speaker Lee Jackson, is to become the next President of the Professional Speaking Association in the UK and Ireland. Here he shares his top 5 tips for great presentations.
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