Axio Development

People Skills – a pre-requisite of leadership

 “Portable” leaders need people skills. As  careers become more mobile, employers and educators must adapt This article in the FT is as true today as it’s always been Leaders have always needed people skills. Research by The Carnegie Foundation, endowed by the industrial philanthropist  Andrew Carnegie, found that successful people exhibit certain key skills and … Read more

Controlling excessive worry & stress

Stress: control stress & even make it work to enhance your performance Spent an inspirational session with 11 Law Society lawyers discussing how to control stress and even make it work to our advantage by using it to take our performance to new highs. As is typical with the topics AXIO specialise in there is … Read more

Distinguishing between true motivators to overcome dissatisfaction

Recognising the important  distinction between “True Motivators” and the “Hygiene Factors” is crucial  according to Herzberg’s theory of motivation. This sprang to mind when reading this headline in the FT Myth of ‘Dickensian’ conditions in menial jobs must be dispelled, say recruiters. A leaders motivation skills are the key to recruiting and retaining good people … Read more