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Ways to Overcome the Top 3 Fears in the Workplace

In Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Personal Development by lukenLeave a Comment

1. Fear of looking stupid or being wrong If you’re afraid that you are going to get something wrong or otherwise make yourself look stupid, a major key to overcoming this obstacle is knowledge. Don’t just set out to learn everything you can, either. Find out what resources the powerheads in your company are getting their news and industry updates. …

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Employees Want to Achieve Their Own Best Potential

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And they want it just as much as their managers want their best performance. It can be easy to forget sometimes that employees and their managers ultimately want the same thing. An employee will want to find a company where they can discover and actively participate in the best versions of themselves. They want to feel like they are accomplishing …

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The Totally Responsible Individual – Dealing with Chaos

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A chaotic or traumatic event can happen to anyone at any time or place. Would you be ready if it happened to you? Anything that threatens your sense of safety and security either physically or mentally can be considered a traumatic event. How well you respond to and recover from such events primarily depends on your overall state of wellbeing. …

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How Imagination is Your Best Business Skill

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The Rise of the Robots With more and more of our lives becoming automated, creativity has never been such an important skill. A machine can perform tasks, work through complicated calculations, but when it comes to original creativity the robots still need guidance. So in the age of robots, creative thinkers are going to be a greater commodity to business …

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Behind the Scenes: How to Recognize a Training Company Worth Your Time

In Communication, Customer Service, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Sales, Time Management by lukenLeave a Comment

Alright, so you have an idea of what you are looking for in the program, but what else should you keep an eye out for? What are some other, less obvious signs of a good (or bad) training company? Website and social media: how professional and how engaged are they in their industry? How professional is their website? Is it …

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Making Change Work for You

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No matter how we feel about it, the one thing we can always count on is that things are going to change. What we may not realize is that how we handle change affects the quality of our lives. Whether it is a new CEO, market opportunity, corporate vision, product line, or job responsibility, any change in our work life …

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What Business Venture Should You Take?

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What is the best business for YOU to be in? Are you considering changing your career? What about starting your own business? There are a few things that you can consider in order to arm yourself in the face of the challenges ahead. How do you get started? By finding the sweet spot that best applies to you based on …

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What Is The Best Way To Learn?

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What Is The Best Way To Learn? Traditionally there is a notion that learning improves when the complexity of your involvement increases. The following pyramid illustrates this in a very unscientific and generic way: However perceptual learning of Soft skills is best achieved in blended learning with a factor of time. First onsite face to face training with a good …

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Ikigai: The Fine Tuning of Your Life

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We all have points in our life where we feel like we’ve lost touch with something. Where the daily grind eats at us and leaves behind forgotten excitement for life. It can be a struggle finding not just what makes us tick, but what makes us tick happily. Sometimes we get stuck in a rut and forget the reasons we …