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How to prepare for a speech

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in General Interest with no comments

Preparing for a speech can be a daunting experience.Preparing for a speech can be a daunting experience.

One way to improve the control of your presentation is to make effective use of your presentation aids. Your lectern should hold your text, not support your body, and your microphone should help your audience hear, not blast them with irritating feedback.

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Don’t be afraid to use humor – it works

Posted on August 15, 2017 by in General Interest, Increasing Teamwork with no comments

You’ve heard it before: “A funny thing happened to me on the way here tonight.” This is a timeless example of how executives use humor as an effective tool. Unfortunately, many people fail to benefit from the value of using humor as a communication tool. A funny anecdote can draw people to your message and can emphasize a critical objective. … Continue reading

Eliminate procrastination from habits

Posted on August 8, 2017 by in Business Systems & Workflow Procedures, General Interest with no comments

Do you have trouble accomplishing tasks simply because you can’t seem to find the time or the concentration? Have you noticed that if the task is something you enjoy, you somehow manage to find the time? Many people find that when they face a task they enjoy doing they don’t procrastinate. This is because they can anticipate the sense of … Continue reading

Bullying can happen on the job

Posted on August 1, 2017 by in General Interest, Human Resources, Increasing Teamwork, Management & Leadership Skills with no comments

The effects of bullying can vary in severity but can be devastating to both a person’s physical and mental well-being. The abuse may be such a regular event that it is soon established as ‘normal’. Bullying or abuse of any kind whether it be mental or physical is totally unacceptable.

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Managing stress on job

Posted on July 25, 2017 by in General Interest with no comments

Fight or flight. Since the beginning of time, humans have responded to threatening situations with the same primal response. We don’t have to be threatened by a T-Rex to experience stress.

Job-related stress can produce the same physical and physiological responses. When faced with a do-or-die presentation or constant pressure to do less with more, our bodies respond the same … Continue reading