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Personal effectiveness

Personal effectiveness is the ability to adapt your interpersonal style, skills and qualities in order to achieve results. This catalogue of webinars focuses on developing essential skills and behaviours to help you succeed when faced with challenging tasks, situations or even individuals; both in your personal and professional life.

Webinar recordings

05 March 2013 - Speed reading 

This speed reading tutorial from memory champion Mark Channon will dramatically increase the rate you read learning materials, revision notes or favourite novel. Also learn how to understand and remember more of what you read.

13 February 2014 - Mind mapping masterclass

Learn how to structure mind maps to not only help you learn a new subject, but also to remember a greater proportion of what you write.

27 June 2014 – Introducing Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) 

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is an extremely powerful concept. Most of us use techniques which are associated with NLP, even if you are not consciously doing so.

October 2014 – Making an impact: the first seven seconds 

According to Lesley Everett, it takes just a matter of seconds to make a first impression. With this in mind, it’s crucial that we make a positive one. Tune in to this student webinar to find out what you can do to boost your personal brand and really make an impact both in and out of the workplace.

October 2014 - An introduction to mindfulness

CABA talk about mindfulness and share some quick and easy techniques to help you deal with life’s daily pressures more effectively.

26 October 2016 - Growth mindset

Lucy Whitehall talks about growth mindset – what it is, how it affects different areas of your life and how to cultivate more of it.

16 August 2017 – Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage your emotions as well as understand and interpret those of other people. Higher levels of emotional intelligence can help you make better decisions and think more rationally.

Library and Information Service (LIS)

ICAEW’s Library offers hand-picked online resources, as well as books and journals, to help build on your skills.

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