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18 June 2020

8 essential skills to succeed in a post-COVID-19 world

(From ec.europa.eu ) Leadership The spread of the coronavirus may be slowing down, but remote working is becoming more popular. With more offices allowing their employees to work from home, good leadership skills are becoming essential. Team leaders and managers need to be able to inspire and motivate their colleagues and encourage collaboration from a distance. Additionally, with the growth of the gig economy, teams are becoming more fluent, requiring initiative and proactivity from everyone involved. Emotional intelligence Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and be aware of...
07 January 2019

Four common workplace personalities and how to work effectively with them

(From ec.europa.eu ) Everyone is different. We all have our own thoughts, experiences, beliefs and cultures. While this variety definitely makes life more interesting and exciting, it can be a bit of a stumbling block within the workplace when these differences collide. Learning how to work effectively with your colleagues and how to balance their personalities with yours is an important part of working life. The Leader Who are they? Leaders are usually very ambitious, driven and confident individuals. They’re the type of people that take control of a situation, make clear decisions and you’...
19 September 2017

European Commission appoints former minister to chair High Level Group on Industrial Technologies

Published : Tue, 19 Sep 2017 Following the September 2017 Communication, 'A renewed industrial strategy for Europe', that highlights the need to ensure European leadership in technologies that are strategic for our industry, the Commission ...
23 June 2016

Successful business transfers: Essential for creating opportunities and preserving employment

Published : Thu, 23 Jun 2016 This week, the European Association of Guarantee Institutions (AECM) is organising its annual general assembly combined with a seminar on the transfer of businesses, followed by a global summit of SME guarantee ...
17 March 2016

European Mentoring Summit: ‘Mentoring, a powerful tool for 21st century skills in an economic vital region’

Topic of the summit is ‘Mentoring, a powerful tool for 21st century skills in an economic vital region’. This upcoming event brings together professionals, practitioners, researchers, corporate partners, government and civic leaders who represent the ment...