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The Art of Engagement Masterclass
Posted By Duncan Fish on August 1, 2018
The Art of Engagement Masterclass

What are your thoughts on networking events? Do you hate them? Love them? If you’re the type who dreads networking events with a passion, and finds yourself not getting that much (if anything) out of them, my latest workshop could be for you.

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Two’s a Company, Three’s a Networking Opportunity
Posted By Duncan Fish on July 30, 2018
Two’s a Company, Three’s a Networking Opportunity

Have you ever showed up late to a networking event and experienced that initial burst of panic? All of the sudden, you don’t have an upper hand. Everyone’s already paired off, talking in groups, and you’re the odd man or woman out.

Take a tip from my Amazon best-selling book, Engage (which you can find on my website). This simple technique is called “Two’s a Company, Three’s a Networking Opportunity.”

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The Lost and the Lonely
Posted By Duncan Fish on July 23, 2018
The Lost and the Lonely

Need any easy way to take advantage of those dreaded networking events? Take this incredibly easy tip from my bestselling book, Engage.

Yes, I know, networking events, for some people, particularly if you’re introverted, can be detestable. You dread them. You try to get out of them in any way possible. However, like it or not, they’re useful to your career. So you go, suffer through a bit of awkward small talk and then leave, wondering how useful that wasted two hours of your life actually was.

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Direct vs. Indirect
Posted By Duncan Fish on July 16, 2018
Direct vs. Indirect

Trying to better make connections and take advantage of networking events or even social occasions? Knowing the difference between the direct and indirect approaches to social engagements can really help you get the most out of these opportunities, particularly if you struggle in this area.

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Building the Social Fabric
Posted By Duncan Fish on July 11, 2018
Building the Social Fabric

Have you been passed over for a promotion at work? Maybe one of your colleagues went out of their way for another individual, when they’ve never lifted a finger to help you. Perhaps you feel you’re just, overall, getting the short end of the stick.

Instead of blaming your coworkers, colleagues and bosses, take an inward look. People do more for the people they like. Do people like you?

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Losing the Ability to Connect
Posted By Duncan Fish on June 29, 2018
Losing the Ability to Connect

I’ve often been asked, so what is it exactly that you do at The Engaging Executive? It’s pretty simple.

I’m on a mission to put the importance of people back in the workplace. With so much of today’s success driven by data and deadlines, we are losing the ability to connect, spending more time with our screens than face to face. I believe, however, a true leader is someone who has the talent and a clear vision for their organisation, but also the ability to connect with, inspire and develop their employees.

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Measurement vs. Development
Posted By Duncan Fish on June 25, 2018
Measurement vs. Development

As an Organisational Psychologist and Executive Coach, I’ve noticed there’s a slight imbalance between assessment and development in the workplace. Generally, organisations invest a lot more on their executives’ assessment than they do their development.

If you’re an Human Resources Director (HRD) or Learning & Development Manager, you may put your employees through Assessment Centres or a 360-degree performance review. You’ll spend time analysing where and how your employees can improve.

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Putting It All Together – Engaging Executive Programme
Posted By Duncan Fish on June 22, 2018
Putting It All Together – Engaging Executive Programme

The practical tips and tricks found throughout the Engaging Executive Programme can sometimes seem too simple to work, almost too good to be true. It’s not just the individual tips that are the driving force behind your transformation into an Engaging Executive. It’s combining all of them together into one powerful mixture that causes the real transformations to occur.

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Breaking In To Conversations
Posted By Duncan Fish on June 18, 2018
Breaking In To Conversations

In an earlier post, I addressed the ‘Push Style’ of influence and using your words, voice and body language to become more assertive. While this works well in everyday office interactions, sometimes it can be a little bit trickier asserting yourself in a meeting-style setting.
When you have something to add to an important meeting discussion, but just don’t feel like you can get a word in edgeways, use your physiology to your advantage.

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Instead Of vs. During
Posted By Duncan Fish on June 13, 2018
Instead Of vs. During

Think you simply have no time for personal development? One of the biggest roadblocks I’ve seen over my 20 years of executive coaching is the idea that personal development is another job on top of your current job. It’s the idea of “I must do this on top of that” versus “I can work on my personal development during the course of my normal workload.”

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Engage Model

Engage Model

The ENGAGE model is a 6 step methodology to becoming likeable, empathetic and influential…

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Engaging Executive Programme

Engaging Executive Programme

Transform your ability to connect, understand and influence others
Are you technically brilliant yet looking to reach new heights with excellent interpersonal skills, networking confidence and managing emotional ….

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ENGAGE BOOK

ENGAGE BOOK

Engage is a book which shows you how to achieve that vital intersection of technical excellence and interpersonal….

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