Meeting Skills

How to manage conflict in an organisation

We all have different ways of doing things, different belief systems, and different values. As such, it’s inevitable that at some point, conflict will arise within an organisation. These conflicts can happen among team members or between organisation leaders and employees. Some organisations handle conflict better than others. This is especially true when effective policies […]

Make Your Virtual Meetings Feel More Like Real Meetings

Do your virtual meetings leave you feeling dissatisfied or disconnected? It’s not uncommon to feel distracted and out of reach in virtual meetings – even with the (usually) most engaging of colleagues and contacts. For many of us, the more we connect virtually, the more remote we feel. This begs the question; how can we create connections online and make our virtual interactions feel more human?

CPR: the key to soft skills (and saving boring accountants)

It was a scathing assessment. Would-be accountants might be good with numbers, but they lack the soft skills necessary to prosper in today’s business world. That was the parting shot fired by Peter Roebuck upon retiring as head of accounting at the University of NSW. According to an article in the Australian Financial Review, Roebuck said that “Poor […]