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Developing the leaders of the future – Webinar

Developing the leaders of the future – Webinar

In today’s world, exceptional leadership in professional services is more crucial than ever. So, we’ve got to ask ourselves: How can we support staff to step up, not just to handle tomorrow’s challenges, but to shape the future of your firm? This session, led by Alex...

Lunch & Learn: An Introduction to Negotiation

In this session, we will cover: • What makes the perfect negotiator? • Structure of a negotiation • Where does the power lie? • Questioning skills • Dealing with the “dark side” of negotiating • Making the negotiation work

Time Management Tips for Senior Leaders

Time Management Tips for Senior Leaders

Time is a finite resource, and for senior leaders, it is one of their most valuable assets. It’s all very well seeing motivational quotes about us having “…the same 24 hours in our day as Steve Jobs and Rhianna”, but as the pillars of organisations, senior leaders face unique challenges that demand their utmost attention, often leaving them with limited time for their own strategic goals and personal well-being. Here are our pointers to help you on your way.

Top Tips for Writing ChatGPT Queries

Top Tips for Writing ChatGPT Queries

ChatGPT, and other large language AI platforms, are viewed by many as having miraculous powers of content generation. Yet, as with most things, the answer you get is only as good as the question you ask in the first place. Here are our top tips for writing queries that will deliver the results you want.

Testimonial: Murgitroyd

Testimonial: Murgitroyd

Murgitroyd is a full-service European intellectual property firm, who have been with The Professional Alternative since early 2023. Their learning and development manager, Linda Paton said: "The Professional Alternative is a user-friendly learning platform with an...

Explaining Anti-Money Laundering to Your Clients

Explaining Anti-Money Laundering to Your Clients

Explaining anti-money laundering measures to long-standing clients can be a difficult conversation to have. Giving your clients background information on why customer due diligence (CDD) has to be so stringent can go a long way to allaying their concerns and help them to understand that you don’t necessarily suspect them of criminal activity

Testimonial: RSM UK

Testimonial: RSM UK

RSM is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market. They are one of the largest UK accountancy firms with nearly 4,900 partners and staff operating from 31 locations across the UK RSM became a client of The Professional Alternative in...