Make time to watch a United Nations meeting or debate where conflicting parties are in disagreement. Make a point of taking critical notes of the ways that people assert themselves and which techniques are most effective.
Try and identify a colleague or a friend who appears to be an effective manager. Discuss with this person how they go about delegating tasks and see if you can pick up any useful tips which you could incorporate into your own management style.
Take opportunities to watch how the leaders of the Organization, for instance the Secretary-General, develop rapport and how they build relationships with people whom they meet during meetings and functions.
Take the time to go to seminars, visit exhibitions and open days to increase your awareness of available alternatives and new developments in your field.
The Empowering Manager (Video - 29 mins) published by Melrose