Recovering From Mistakes

Remember: Mistakes are inevitable, they are proof of our imperfect nature. We say, do and make certain decisions that we wish we could take back. There is no shame in making mistakes, but there is failure in not accepting, bracing up or recovering from that mistake to ensure it’s a one-time occurrence. Here are six […]

Avoiding Task Procrastination

Remember: Procrastination is the bane of Time Management. Ever had a task to do and you just don’t seem to know where to start from? Well, one reason why one may tremble at the thought of beginning such tasks is because you are looking at the task in its totality. When you break down such […]

Pause……..Deal with that Conflict

Remember: No two individuals have the same thought patterns, or indeed, points of view, thereby leading to the well-known fact that conflict is unavoidable in the workplace, it is therefore critical to acknowledge conflicts when they arise and address it promptly to maintain relationship values. Conflict is no different from fire, if not handled properly […]

Small Things are the Big Things

Remember: We are judged as excellent by our ability to deliver excellent results. The unsung part of that excellent result, however, is the excellent effort that has taken place to achieve the result. Your excellent effort delivers the greatest part of the requirement for the excellent result. The balance comes from a unique combination of […]

CRAFT YOUR TEAM ACTION PLAN

Remember: Before embarking on a team task, it is of utmost importance that all team members agree to a systemically laid out action plan. A concise, unambiguous plan that is fully supported by your team mates will help you avoid disappointing outcomes as well as provide a definite line-of-sight for the project. A good action […]

THE D.A.D Test: Impactful PowerPoint Slides

Remember: Everyone can make a presentation, but not everyone can make a convincing presentation. Do you use PowerPoint to present? There is a tip to ensure you can create compelling slides every time you present. The D.A.D test is an effective aid for measuring the effectiveness of your PowerPoint slide. What it does, is to […]

To Succeed, Learn to Handle Criticism

Remember: The people in our life are often our mirror. They reflect the impact of our actions, sometimes their feedback may come out as been harsh, but when we can handle the criticism with an opened mind and willingness to learn, we tend to be happier with our jobs, increase our performance rate and self-esteem. […]

Easy Reading is Quite Hard Writing

Remember: When something ca be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. Good writers face the challenge of using plain language to express clear meaning. They write in simple styles and constantly use words that are familiar to the reader. We cannot conclude that words are simple because they have few letters, […]

Achieving Results Through Communication

Remember: Skilled communication is assumed to have happened when the intended message has been received and understood by the recipient. What has really transpired, however, is Active Questioning and Listening. The real standard for skilled communication, is to ACHIEVE RESULTS through communication. Adopting this performance standard means that you combine the Question Toolbox (open and […]

Making a Positive First Impression

Remember: You can control that critical first impression by observing the rule of twelve, which suggests that we notice and remember three things about people we meet, which are: The first twelve inches from shoulder up. The first twelve steps a person takes. The first twelve words a person speaks. The first rule tells you […]