Knocking over the right pins

In the business world, you decide consciously whether or not to communicate, your message, and your medium. However, the decision to communicate itself is a message. Whatever action you take, it says something about you. Even if you remain silent, you are saying something. From this perspective, it is not possible to not communicate. So, we’re better off if we choose to communicate properly. Now, I’m not here to tell you how to formulate communication messages (at least not this time). This blog is more about the basic factors you need to focus on when choosing communication channels.

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Bad culture: It’s costing you more than you think

Some might say that life’s too short for reading bad books, sitting in long meetings, and drinking bad wine (there are a million more examples that I could mention, but I’ll leave it at three so you won't say that life’s too short to read this blog post). If you asked us to fill in the blank for Life’s too short to… We would put “foster a bad culture.”

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Words: Powerful weapons in the hands of great leaders!

How do your team members feel when they leave your office? Do you manage to motivate them and help them build their confidence with the words you use? Or are you an expert in breaking them down into pieces, causing them to become more insecure with each day? As a leader, you have a great responsibility when communicating with others. And if you want to become a great leader, you will need to take this responsibility seriously. The way you communicate with people may mark them forever...

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How Drinking 10 Glasses Of Water A Day Boosted My Productivity

I’ve always read articles about the benefits of drinking enough fluids a day but never took them seriously. I never believed the hype about drinking water. I’m a person that loves to challenge myself to try out new stuff so that I can have an opinion for myself based on my experience. So the best way to test the hype about drinking enough fluids is trying it out myself. Here's how it went...

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How to Deal with Millennials in the Workforce

In this ever-changing world, one thing that we don't realize that is changing and changing drastically is our workforce and especially our work culture and environment. Us, the younger generation (millennials) are taking over the workforce but for the managers and supervisors who mostly are in a higher position than us who are just stepping into the workplace it can be really hard to deal with us especially since we have different looks and perceptions of work and how to deal with work. But to better understand it all we must see it from both perspectives.

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Are we measuring what truly matters?

Lately, we Millennials have been asking ourselves some important questions: ‘What is the deciding factor when choosing a place to work?’ In my office, the most common answers are, ‘A place where I feel at home’ or, ‘A place where I can grow and be happy.’ These answers don’t mention money. Instead, they center on a healthy corporate culture. Why do my peers and I have different job expectations than previous generations? Is this a sign of some shift in generational attitudes? Are we approaching the first dawn of a new age?

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The simplest ways to develop Big Picture thinking skills

If people understand the overall objective of their organization, and how their work fits into it, it helps them to do their job better. As a matter of fact, it might actually help them enjoy what they do. In a world where a focus on details and small things is imperative, how does one distinguish the trees without losing sight of the forest? Here are six tips to help you develop big picture thinking skills...

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