Are soft skills more important than education?
A study last year showed that the business leaders of tomorrow believe people skills will be the key to business success despite the fact we are entering a truly technological age.
Emotional Intelligence and success as a trainer
Emotional intelligence is the buzzword in management and leadership training at the moment and it’s believed that displaying high levels of Emotional Intelligence (EI) can provide an advantage when it comes to working in today’s highly competitive market. But what is Emotional intelligence?
The reality of delivering the new Personal Trainer Qualification in 2018
At the end of 2016 the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) launched the CIMSPA Professional Standards Matrix, which along with it had a new set of professional standards for the health and fitness sector. One of the new standards to be launched was for the role of a personal trainer, which had been written following feedback from employers and training providers from within the health and fitness sector.