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.
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
As the new season of HardTalk™ is fully underway, we wanted to share some of the real life feedback given by participants. What did you think of the session? “it was interactive” “things I thought were too difficult, now seem much more doable” “There was so much...read more
“THE MASTER KEY TO UNLOCK SUCCESS AND REALIZE HIDDEN GROWTH POTENTIALS IN YOUR TEAM! No one can deny the vitality to acknowledge the needs of various elements during the transformation stages of any successful business journey’s lifetime. Those...read more
Wait, what are we talking about? Sorry, but that Panda is so cute, we might have got distracted! Sorry! Okay, wait, back on track. There was a reason for the (super cute) panda. It’s to do with how we apologise to each other. Apparently,...read more
Shake hands firmly. Speak up. Make eye contact. These are all things I was taught from an early age. They were valued in the world I grew up in and those who didn’t comply were judged. Those “filters” remain and, even now, when I know a lot better than to make...read more