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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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Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others

Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others.

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Win at Workplace Conflict – An HBR Blog Post

Stay focused, pick your fights, build empathy, use humour and develop relationships to effectively manage conflict at work Continue reading

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EVALUATIONS of The Effective Supervisor Public Seminar

The evaluations I received for a public seminar on The Effective Supervisor conducted on behalf of JASTECA Institute of Management Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Criticism

When giving criticism do it gently like rain, to nourish rather than destroy roots. Continue reading

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Are You Serious About Imagination?

“This story is about taking imagination seriously. Fourteen years ago, I first encountered this ordinary material, fishnet, used the same way for centuries. Today, I’m using it to create permanent, billowing, voluptuous forms the scale of hard-edged buildings in cities around the world. I was an unlikely person to be doing this. I never studied sculpture, engineering or architecture. In fact, after college I applied to seven art schools and was rejected by all seven.” Continue reading

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TRAINER’S JOURNAL: How Happy Are You At Work, Really?

You make your own happiness. Yes, that seems contrary to what you’ve believed all this time. Achieving your full potential is at the heart of happiness at work. 5Cs-contribution, conviction, culture, commitment and confidence-can affect your happiness levels at work. Besides the 5Cs, trust, pride and recognition have an impact on your happiness at work. Continue reading

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Leadership excellence

Enjoy leading because you have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. Learn how to do your best. Continue reading

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How can you be sure you’ll be happy in your career? How can you be sure your relationships with your spouse and family become an enduring source of happiness? How can you live with integrity? Continue reading

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Test Your Leadership Skills Have you got what it takes? There is no point worrying about whether leaders are born or made. What matters is that leadership skills are useful in all spheres of life, whether you run a business, … Continue reading

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