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.
Sincerity is an underated skill. But you can’t have successful conflict resolution without it, which means, you can’t have successful negotiation without it. Here is the case study to prove it. Read the full article:...read more
One of Tim Ferriss’ secrets to business success is to properly manage fear. Learn his 3 step strategy to conquer your fears and rise to the challenge. You’ll be grateful you did. Read the full article on CNBC:...read more
A John Grisham fan? Love Steven King? Perhaps your go-to fiction is a little Edgar Allen Poe? It turns out that the fiction we choose can have a big impact on our perspectives and behaviour. Read the full article on The Wall Street Journal:...read more
Avoiding biases is hard. We all have them and ignoring them can be a challenge. The gender bias is still far too common in the workplace, could we learn something from the Orchestra approach? Read the full article on The Guardian:...read more
You might not realise just how much our early life can impact the way we interact in the workplace, but it can have a lasting effect on the choices we make and the type of leadership we exhibit. Read the full article:...read more
Have you ever felt you made a bad first impression but all your subsequent efforts to make up for it have gone astray? Well, it turns out, that isn’t neccessarily your fault. Apparently we are all too lazy…. Read the full article on Science of...read more