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6 tips to harness female talent and create the next generation of leaders

Posted on July 7th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

There is an ongoing debate in Australian business about the need for more female leaders. Confronted by the lack of leadership development opportunities for young women in the workplace, Sarah Liu decided to do something about it.

 

In 2012, Liu, who is also the founder of Gemini3, founded The Dream Collective, in order to encourage employers in Australia to shift their approach from focusing on the senior executive level towards developing entry-level talent.

 

“Australian corporates need to fast shift their approach from focusing on the senior executive level to turning their attention to the pipeline of young female talent coming through their doors,” Liu said.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.businessinsider.com.au

Australian corporates need to fast shift their approach from focusing on the senior executive level to turning their attention to the pipeline of young female talent coming through their doors

The Year Is Half Over: How Are You Doing On Those New Year’s Resolutions?

Posted on July 7th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Goals or resolutions set on New Year’s Day typically emerge from great intentions, motivation, and commitment. So, why is it so notoriously difficult to stick to them? By now, research indicates that the percentage of people following through on those good intentions may be in the single digits.

 

But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t still hope, says coach, speaker, and professional skydiver Melanie Curtis. Even if you’ve abandoned those January goals, the midyear point is a great time to reevaluate and make something happen before the end of the year.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fastcompany.com

There’s still hope for meeting your goals. Here’s a plan to get back on track.

This Is How Emotionally Intelligent People Vacation

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Packing your beach bags? Firing up a grill? Now’s the time for leaving work concerns at work and skipping off someplace where you can relax, regenerate, let loose, and just have fun. The idea of doing anything that even remotely reminds you of your job probably doesn’t seem too appealing—and that’s fine. But even so, your vacation doesn’t have to be dead time when it comes to self-improvement.

 

Before you roll your eyes and click or swipe out, there’s good news: You can boost your skills while relaxing and de-stressing. In other words, your vacation can be a great time to improve your emotional intelligence—and still thoroughly remain in vacation mode. Since that’s one of the most important job skills on the market right now, it’s worth taking a page or two from the most emotionally intelligent vacationers’ play books.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fastcompany.com

You’ll be doing some people-watching and self-reflection anyway while you kick back. Why not make it count?

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