soft skills

Are you a Simon Cowell manager or a Richard Branson? A new tool promises to help you identify your management style.


Steve Osborne outlines how accountants can improve their emotional intelligence to become more successful leaders.

Most accountants have great technical skills but what sets the best ones apart from the rest is their emotional intelligence, argues Edi Osborne.


Tired of endless meetings that don't solve anything? Jamie-Natalie Cross explains how to make the best of the meeting time you have.

The need for good time management never goes away. This 2005 contribution from training professional Viv Cole challenges some commonly held assumptions about time management.


Workplace bullying is on the rise thanks to the effects of the recession, but there are some key self defence tactics employees can use to beat the office bullies, reports Jamie-Natalie Cross.


What type of worker are you? If you’re struggling to manage your time, it could be because you haven’t mastered your own work style.


Many accountants assume non-technical skills can be developed on the job but is this really the case? Mark Lee makes a case for soft skills training.


Moving humming bird-like from issue to issue is no way to run a business; an effective leader needs an overall vision, argues Andrew C. Marshall.

Dawn Smith outlines how to overcome stage fright, engage your audience and make your presentations shine.