Three Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

Three Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

You’ve just come out of a meeting with your manager. They’re unhappy with a report that you’ve worked hard on. You try to reason but they’re in no mood to listen. You walk out . . . and go straight into another meeting.

  • How do you feel?
  • What are you saying to yourself?
  • Are you as present and productive at this next meeting as you would normally be?

Your answer to these three questions may give you an insight into your level of Emotional Intelligence (EI) and its impact on your performance and productivity at work.

Weight Loss and Learning Transfer – What’s the Connection?

Weight Loss and Learning Transfer – What’s the Connection?

First, what is Learning Transfer and why is it important to your business bottom line? Learning Transfer simply means creating sustainable change back on-the job after a learning “event”. Research1 suggests that as little as 20% of learning actually makes it back into the workplace.

Another Feather In The Cap

Another Feather In The Cap

Celebration Day! Fran has just been advised that she has achieved competency in the new qualification, TAE 40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

How to Break “Bad” Habits

How to Break “Bad” Habits

On Friday 21st September, Ignite Performance facilitated a session for the National Association of Women in Operations (NAWO), an association dedicated to increasing the number of talented women in operations in Australia. The interactive session focused on how to change unproductive habits at work and at home.

The Neuroscience of Leadership

The Neuroscience of Leadership

Recently, Ignite Performance was asked to give a presentation to a group of Senior Project Managers who are part of a Top 100 FMCG company. The topic was the Neuroscience of Leadership, based on the research of David Rock, author of “Quiet Leadership”. It’s a fascinating topic that marries the workings of the brain with the way we lead our people.

Two New Programs

Two New Programs

Currently, I’m designing a couple of new programs to meet a client’s specific business need – helping people through transformational change. Talking to other clients, this is not an isolated business need. Many companies emerging from the difficult economy of the last few years are now pursuing growth strategies and grappling with major change.

National Learning Practitioner of the Year

National Learning Practitioner of the Year

Recognising the emphasis Ignite Performance places on being a valued business partner, in October 2010, Ignite Performance principal Fran Corrigan was awarded "National Learning Practitioner of the Year" by the Institute for Learning Practitioners.