interpersonal skills

Understanding the Concept of Interpersonal Skills

"The challenge that many people face when interacting with others is that they lack the necessary interpersonal skills needed to be effective." Robert W Lucas When you arrive for a job interview, the employee will try to ascertain whether you have the necessary communication skills to be able to tackle the job. Interpersonal skills and […]

13 Jan 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Leading others

The Importance of Having Leadership Skills

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." Warren Bennis (American scholar and author) Every organisation boasts great leaders. You may never see yourself fulfilling a leadership role, especially when you just join an organisation, but you don't really ever know when your chance to lead may come knocking at your door. That is […]

26 Dec 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Living postively

Transform Your Life With The Power of Positive Thinking

Have you ever experienced the incredibly contagious effect of a motivational person? You walk away energised and inspired, but within a couple of hours of you find yourself back in your old negative ways of thinking… For those brief moments you experienced how being positive can affected your outlook on life and your emotional wellbeing […]

25 Dec 2020 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Self esteem

What Is Self-Development

Do you have a self-development plan and personal goals? Which areas of your life are covered when you consider personal growth through a self-development plan for the first time? As human beings we have a broad range of areas that make us who we are. We have to look after our own mental, physical and […]

5 Mar 2020 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

Work on your Personal Development

Are you struggling with certain aspects of your personal or professional life? Do you want help, advice, councilling or coaching to help get you back on track? Superprof is here to help. Whether you’re looking for a life coach to help you in your personal life or trying to find a tutor to help with professional development, you’ll find the guidance you need here. Superprof represents hundreds of professionals in their field, ready to pass on their advice to you.

You can even book online sessions with a coach and work from the comfort of your own home.

behaviour management in the classroom

Behaviour Management: Key Theories, Techniques, and Tips

There’s a lot to know in effective teaching. Sure, you’ve got to pin down your subject and study the curriculum – that’s a given. But there’s also all that admin to do, there’s the emotional support that you’re often required to give, and then there’s that thing called behaviour management. Behaviour management is perhaps the […]

29 Jan 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Stress can affect you both physically and mentally.

Stress Management

Whether you suffer from anxiety or you see yourself as totally chilled, stress can really knock you for six. Out of nowhere, you may find yourself struggling to cope with pressure or emotions and may begin to feel lost. It is important to know that this is not a sign of weakness in any way, […]

27 Dec 2019 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

achieving your goals

How Can I Develop My Emotional Intelligence Skills?

We’ve all seen those movies - you know, the one’s where a Bradley Cooper type somehow gains total awareness in his brain. This enhanced self-control, social awareness and wisdom is something we all dream about. After all, who wouldn’t want to take some magic pill in order to gain superhuman abilities in math, art, business, […]

17 Dec 2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

growth mindset

What is So Important about a Growth Mindset?

Growth mindset theory is one of the most influential and widespread theories of intelligence in the education system right now. It has taken the wider world by storm – and its popularity seems to be ever-growing – with its presence felt in the world of business, professional development, and even politics. And there is a […]

9 Dec 2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Discover ways to resolve conflict without a punch up!

A Guide To Conflict Management

Conflict management is the act of identifying conflict between two parties in a particular setting, whether that be work or at home, and having the ability or skill to handle the situation sensibly, efficiently and fairly. As we've mentioned, conflicts don't just arise in business, however, the very nature of a professional environment whereby people […]

29 Nov 2019 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Overcoming a fear of public speaking can be a huge leap for many.

How To Develop Your Public Speaking Skills

Public speaking... it's just talking loudly, right? And anyone can do that. Yet, the answer here is 'yes' and 'no' - here's why! Public speaking, put plainly, is any form of addressing a crowd using verbal communication. It could be reciting a piece of your History lesson in front of your classmates, being a toastmaster […]

22 Oct 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

practice interview skills

How to Become a School and Career Counsellor

While many people don’t think about finding a job in school and career guidance when they first start looking at possible career options, these workers form an important network of counsellors that prevent students from dropping out of school, decreasing the unemployment rate in society as well as helping families dealing with difficult situations. While […]

13 Sep 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you become a mature student?

The Mature Students’ Guide

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” - Confucius In the UK, a mature student is any student who is over the age of 21 by the time they start their degree. You can apply to any university as a mature student. There are plenty […]

26 Aug 2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you help your child with career guidance?

Career Guidance for Teens

“Believe in your dreams and they may come true; believe in yourself and they will come true.” - Anonymous In 2017, 32.6% of students went onto university, which means that their A Levels aren’t the end of their education. However, many others stop after their GCSEs or A Levels. With better educational guidance, more young […]

26 Aug 2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you find career advice?

Help with Career Choices

“The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.” - Ben Stein 1 in 10 students drops out of university in their first year. Probably because they don’t know what they want to do. However, it’s not always easy to know what you want to do […]

26 Aug 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Make your business more established and professional

How To Choose Your Personal Development Coach?

Changing your career or successfully managing career it, is not as easy as it sounds especially when such a big part of our lives are rhythmed by our jobs and the company we work for. Many employees face difficulties in taking a step back, lack self-confidence or find it difficult to match their skills and […]

27 Feb 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time