Catch up on our weekly learning prompts

Each week we email our members a learning prompt to get them thinking about a different aspect of leadership.
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Read our previous learning prompts

What are you afraid of?

Being Assertive, Not Aggressive

Here in the UK the summer looks like it’s all but over. We hope you managed to book in that break and give your brain a few days off from the pressure …

Cultivate Your Emotional Intelligence

This week we’re taking a look at Emotional Intelligence, or EI. EI is defined as: “The ability to understand the way people feel and react and to us …

Shift Your Identity

Hopefully you’ve had a bit of a break after last week’s insight from Anne Taylor and you’re feeling rested? This week we’re exploring the idea of ide …

Breathe In, Breathe Out (Taking Time Out)

Making Time For Reflection

Creating time for reflection made it onto our ‘8 surprising things successful leaders do’ list. But do you carve out time to reflect? Here’s how to m …

Secrets Of Successful Leaders

8 surprising things successful leaders do What are the habits and behaviours that great leaders share? What sets them apart and enables them get ahead …

Create An Amazing Team Culture

Hopefully your to do list is looking a bit healthier this week after Alan Miller’s overwhelm-busting blog provided you with some handy tips? We have …

Get On Top Of Your To Do List

How To Manage Your Inner Critic

Last week Anne Taylor rounded off her Active Listening series by offering tips on how to close a conversation with maximum impact. Listen again here a …

Concluding Great Conversations

The theme for today’s email seems to be the importance of summarising. Looking back on last week’s video, we hope you’ve had a go at Dr Paul’s practi …

Present Confidently Under Pressure

Last week Jeff Matthews invited us to look at what we could learn from our time in lockdown and assess what we had stopped doing as a result of the pa …

Spend Your Time Wisely

Did you gain some helpful insights from your 80-year-old self last week? It’s amazing what a bit of perspective can do. If you missed Caroline Diamond …

Finding Opportunities In Challenging Times

Did Marcie’s networking tips last week lead to you making some new connections? We hope so! This week we’re looking at challenges and how you can fin …

Create A Leadership Learning Habit

*This is your leadership learning reminder klaxon* Did you enjoy SWOTing up with Jeff Matthews last time? Hopefully you’ll now have a clearer idea of …

Play To Your Strengths

Last week Matt Sevenoaks walked us through The BROFF Model. Hopefully having the framework under your belt will make you feel more confident going int …

Giving Effective Feedback

So, have you found yourself better prepared for those listening opportunities since watching Anne’s How to be an Active Listener (Part One) video? Don …

Become An Active Listener

Leading With Empathy

Hopefully you’re ready and raring to go this week after Marcie helped you deal with the overwhelm last week. The techniques Marcie introduced can be a …

Time To Get Unstuck

How did you get on with last week’s video? Hopefully you’ve taken Kevin’s ideas on board and managed to avoid The Advice Trap by empowering your colle …

Welcome

A warm welcome to the Lightning Smart community and our first ever email. Thanks for being one of our early adopters and giving us your feedback on …
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