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Leadership Venn Diagram - CTO Academy

Diary of An Accidental CTO: Team Member to Team Leader

Suddenly as I stepped into a tech leadership role i was facing unknowns where my decisions would impact directly on ... Read more

Managing The Negative Team Member

Managing a negative team member is never easy so this article looks at how it can be handled.
Tips To Develop Listening Skills - CTO Academy

Active Listening When Managing A Team

Active listening is very different to hearing and it is what differentiates an effective leader from an average manager.
Working on a Laptop - CTO Academy

Top 10 things to look at to get remote working, working.

A lot of us have spent 2020 adapting to the new normal and a lot of us have found remote ... Read more
The Dark Triad - CTO Academy

What type of leader are you – Emotionally Intelligent or a Dark Triad?

Emotional intelligence (“EQ”) in the workspace is a leadership topic and conversation that become particularly hot in recent years but ... Read more

Diary of an Accidental CTO: Identify Your Daily Radar

“Identify your daily radar” Another diary instalment from our great friend Mostafa Khattab, based in Dubai and experiencing at first ... Read more
Fail Acronym - CTO Academy

Learning To Learn From Failure

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure without any loss of enthusiasm” - Winston Churchill
Negotiation Diagram - CTO Academy

Negotiation : The Importance of Character and Consistency

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher who in 1831 wrote ‘The Art of Being Right’ and was then accused by ... Read more

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