Category Archives: Management Skills

නායකත්වය යනු…

නායකත්වය යනු පුද්ගලයකුගේ දැක්ම ඉහළටත් ක්‍රියාකාරිත්වය වැඩි ප්‍රමිතියකටත් චරිතය සාමාන්‍ය සීමා ඉක්මවන්නටත් යොමු කිරීමය.~පීටර් ඩ්‍රකර් Continue reading

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A Friendly Note to a New Manager or Supervisor

So you have a new job, or have been recently promoted. You are now moving on from doing things to getting things done. This is not always an easy transition, even to the most mature person. But when you are … Continue reading

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VIDEO: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are

VIDEO: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are. One of 10 @TEDTalks you will not be able to stop thinking about. Continue reading

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VIDEO: How to spot a lier

Can you tell when you are being lied to?

“On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive.” Continue reading

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Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others

Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others.

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How do successful people reach their goals? [3 min HBR video]

Successful people do things differently. Here’s how. Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Presentation?

Lessons from watching TED talks about what makes a great presentation Continue reading

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Banish Your Inner Critic – NDC Oslo (A Slideshare presentation)

Here’s an excellent presentation by Denise R. Jacobs on banishing your inner critic. Banish Your Inner Critic – NDC Oslo from Denise Jacobs

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How Tough Are You, Mentally? Find Out.

“Mental toughness” is a phrase that is commonly used in sports to describe the superior mental qualities of the competitor. Most elite athletes report that at least 50% of superior athletic performance is the result of mental or psychological factors, and a whopping 83% of coaches rate mental toughness as the most important set of psychological characteristics for determining competitive success. Continue reading

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Why Helping Others Drives Our Success – A McKinsey Video

We’ve all observed that there’s a rise in project-based work, which corresponds with the knowledge economy—fewer dedicated jobs and long, stable careers and much more, “How do I combine a skill set with a need that you have?” And I think that as we see these kinds of shifts in the workplace, we’re going to see “giving” skills become more important, because a lot of getting work done then becomes about working with, for, and through other people. Continue reading

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