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    Improve your emotional intelligence

    A high emotional IQ can enhance all aspects of your life 
    by Bethan Rees
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    How to build an effective team

    Team building shouldn’t be a one-off exercise. Effective team leaders find ways to build cohesive teams on a daily basis
    by Bethan Rees
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    How to stand out in the work place

    You could be one of ten or one of 1,000, but garnering attention for the right reasons can set you apart from your peers 
    by Bethan Rees
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    Five rules you wish your boss would follow

    Whether it’s asking employees how their weekend was or making sure they keep their cool at all times, these are five pointers every person in charge should follow
    by Bethan Rees
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    Five things you wish your boss had told you

    Starting a new job can put your social skills to the test. We’ve put together five points to help you avoid awkward situations and settle in
    by Bethan Rees
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    Young Professional Q&A: Emma Jackson ACSI

    Emma Jackson ACSI, solutions analyst at SEI Investments, is an inspirational young professional who successfully transitioned to her current position after completing a graduate programme
    by Jane Playdon

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    Work-life balancing act

    Juggling a professional and personal life can be tricky. Here are six steps to help you on your way to equilibrium
    by Bethan Rees
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    How to work a room

    Networking can be a stressful experience, so here are four steps that will help ease the experience for you
    by Jake Matthews
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    Lifelong learning

    When the financial services sector needed to teach its practitioners professionalism and integrity, the CISI stepped up to the plate. That role is as relevant today as it was 25 years ago
    by Melanie Stern
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    Back Story: Oliver Knights MCSI

    Oliver Knights MCSI, relationship manager, assistant vice president at Credit Suisse UK, received the CISI Private Client Investment Advice & Management (level 6) award at the CISI Annual Award Ceremony 2017. He explains what attracted him to a career in financial services and shares his predictions for the future
    by Rosalie Starling
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  • Secrets from the Navy – five tips for effective leadership

    Effective leadership can improve productivity, support job satisfaction and unite organisations and teams. Andrew St George, author of the Royal Navy way of leadership, explains what leaders in the business world can learn from the military
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    Back story: Georgia Sherman MCSI

    Georgia Sherman MCSI, Channel Marketing Executive at Quilter Cheviot, won the Institute’s top prize after receiving the highest aggregated mark of the year for the Chartered Wealth Manager Qualification (level 7)

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    Seven top tips for managing your manager

    Ensuring a positive working relationship between you and your manager is a win-win situation. The simple tips listed here will help you, your manager and your team
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    The knowledge: Presentation tips

    Effective presentation skills are invaluable in business. Julia Kirkland, Chartered MCSI, Managing Partner at Financial Services Training Partners, gives five handy hints to help you get your message across
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    Learning from above

    Six out of ten business leaders in the UK have been mentored, 97% of whom have benefited from the experience. Can your firm afford to miss out? Iona Bain explores further
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    Bullying in the workplace – why it happens and what to do

    More people than ever are complaining of bullying in the workplace. Iona Bain explores some of the reasons why bullying can occur and gets some expert advice on how to prevent or mitigate it.
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