Employee Motivation

Be decisive in hiring. Every company has a personality — a culture. If new hires fit into that culture, they’ll adapt to what’s required and learn to do the job. If they don’t fit into that culture, they’ll never learn and will be a continual problem to you and your employees. Under expanding employee-rights law,…

Emotional Intelligence (EQ):

Why It Can Matter More Than IQ Acclaimed clinical psychologist Dr. Daniel Goleman introduced his ground-breaking discoveries about the emotional mind. Based on his best selling book, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE. He focuses on emotion as another measure of intelligence, redefining what it means to be “smart”. EQ is Goleman’s shorthand for emotional intelligence.   People who…

The Power of Action Learning

Effective learning needs to meet the needs of individuals. This is widely accepted. Really effective learning is driven by the individual. When individuals have an element of control over the learning experience, the learning outcomes become more potent. Peer-to-peer learning is also very powerful. This is also widely accepted. Combining a focus on individual needs…

The (Dis) organized Manager

Twenty years ago when I first began my career, almost all managers had secretaries or administrative assistants. Welcome to the age of the computer, where most managers in their 30s and early 40s have become quite self-sufficient. However, not having an assistant means having to be more organized, as you do not have someone to…

ROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR BEGINNERS

Based Project Management is a term I use to describe the origin industry for which one implements project management principles. For instance, my basis for Project Management knowledge is related to construction. Project Managers are found in industries such as Banking, Computer Science, Engineering, Architecture, and Construction. So the industry might be driven by a…

Resolving Conflict

I’ve done a lot of research on the topic of conflict resolution in recent months, and here are a few tips I’ve come up with for resolving conflict in your workplace and professional life:   Don’t be afraid of conflict. Too many of us become agitated when we encounter conflict or disagreement out of concern…