You’ve probably realised by now that HardTalk™ is all about communication. We LOVE talking and listening and learning.
The HardTalk™ blog is a forum for us to share useful insights that address common HardTalk™ scenarios and offer advice to make us better communicators and colleagues.
Some of them are written by the HardTalk™ team (Perspiration), drawn from their research and experience, and some are written by people and institutions that we admire (Inspiration) and whose words support why programmes like HardTalk™ are so necessary in the modern workplace.
With even more HardTalk™ sessions going on, we have even more feedback from our participants. Just so you can find out exactly what HardTalk™ is like, we have a few more of their insights we wanted to share: What did you think of the session? “it was...read more
I have a confession to make: I haven’t been behind the wheel of a car in 9 years. I was never a natural driver, I am a nervous driver on fast roads and have no sense of direction. Oh and I don’t like big cars. So I’m not exactly made for the roads of Dubai. I do,...read more
Pretty much every good idea worth having tends to come out of a brainstorm, even if we are just having it with ourselves! So in order to make sure we give our brainstorms the greatest chance of success, it might just be worth following the advice of those who...read more
Okay, okay, so your colleagues might not be your best friends, but this article is an eye opener on why it is worth your time investing in improving your relationships with them. It even tells you how to do it. Trust us, improving your professional...read more
As humans, when we see and hear something – we notice a Truth. For example, we might notice that the person delivering the HardTalk training, is sitting on the table as he talks to the room of participants. We see and hear a Truth (or Truths) and then we tell...read more
Happiness at work wasn’t always top of the agenda for company leaders, but with the rise of a mil-lennial workforce studies have shown that not only is happiness a major factor in job selection, but it is beneficial to the organization. Happy people are more...read more