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IQ study tour delivers on personal effectiveness agenda

[fa icon="calendar'] May 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Leadership, Skills Wheel, University of Derby, personal effectiveness, students

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There’s a lot of talk in business around the subject of personal effectiveness. But what do we mean by the term? And why is it so important? It’s a key part of the Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) Skills Wheel, a tool that helps identify the full range of competencies for the modern professional working in the minerals extractive and quarrying industries.

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Strength in recognising weaknesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2017 2:41:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Skills Wheel, Careers, development, personal effectiveness

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Like any industry, successful professionals within the quarrying and mineral extractives sector are acutely aware of their own personal attributes and how to develop their skills in different areas to keep their career moving forward.
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