The Manchester GradSchool: Crossing Borders We’ve been facilitating the Manchester GradSchool for over 12 years. This mix of creative problem solving, cross disciplinary work and employment focussed training is hands down our most popular training course. “Learning all about working with the different characters in my group was invaluable experience. I got practice working … [Read more...] about The Manchester Gradschool: FREE training to define and create solutions to real world challenges
YES will be taking place this autumn. There are themed workshops covering the full spectrum of academic disciplines, including the arts and humanities. YES is designed to develop business awareness and an understanding of entrepreneurship in UK postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers. This goal is achieved through a competition in which those participating prepare … [Read more...] about Say ‘YES’ to entrepreneurship and the chance to win a prize fund of £10,000.
Tap into your emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the concept of using and regulating our emotional responses to change our behaviour. Empathy is an emotional intelligence and understanding how others think and feel is essential for creating confidence. Try to see situations from another’s viewpoint or perspective. Having empathy can help you better communicate … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 36: Tap into your emotional intelligence
Celebrate your success. A good way to build resilience and confidence is to regularly take time to recognise and celebrate your success. Consider keeping a note of your achievements or plan in time on a weekly basis to focus on your development. Reflect on what your goals are and how much has been achieved, this can be a great source of motivation. Don’t forget personal … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 35: Celebrate your success
Be extraordinary and stand out! Knowing how to make an impact can give you confidence and also helps you to ‘project’ confidence. The first step is to understand what impression you would like to make? What is the lasting thought or impact you want to leave people with and how do you want them to see you? Once you know what the ‘take home message’ should be you are better … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 34: Be extraordinary and stand out!