Photo credit: Chief Learning Officer Magazine11 Components of a Best-in-Class 360-Degree Assessment  360-degree assessments are the backbone of most leadership development programmes. More companies than ever before offer a variety of different 360-degree assessment options, including many talent management systems that provide organisations the ability to...

What is the secret ingredients to build a high-performance team? Research has shown that high-performing teams thrive when diversity exists in the organisational structure. It creates a positive employee experience where creativity, innovation, and collaboration become strengths, empowering the team to perform more efficiently, while achieving...

Is your workplace often the center of conflict? Workplace conflict is unavoidable and more often, many workplace conflicts can seriously undermine organisations culture, employee relationships and overall quality of work.  According to research from occupational health provider Health Assured, nearly 9 out of 10 (86%) workers regularly...

“Which is easier, giving positive feedback or negative?” The majority indicated that it was much easier to deliver positive feedback. One participant commented, “It’s not difficult to tell someone they are doing a good job but it’s much harder to say, ‘You messed up!’”  Joe Folkman...

What’s different about virtual team leadership? There's lesser interactions and personal contact. There's no visual data on a subordinate’s work habits, checking in time, including the time they came to work and when they left. This demands a high level of trust that the manager possesses...

Lifeskills Institute is proud to partner with The Resilience Institute to bring you research-based resilience solutions​ for companies, schools, coaches and individuals!  With leaders planning the future of their organisations while managing the unexpected challenges from this pandemic, now is the time when resilience is most...

  Now more than ever, we need to band together. #projectupLIft is a campaign by Lifeskills Institute dedicated to continuously empower people in areas of self-awareness and capability, to successfully overcome their personal or workplace difficulties. Whether you’re in the midst of a career transition, managing difficult relationships,...

There are several skills that leaders should possess that are successfully lead in a crisis. Skills such as:The ability to get people to stretch and accomplish a difficult challenge Using a strategic perspective and the ability to take the long view Mentally focus on...

Why do some individuals get great performance reviews? Is it just random? Did the stars align for them that year? While the sample size sharing today is not very large, the results to be quite compelling.Dataset of 179 leaders who were given a 360-degree assessment...

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