Has your “to do” list has turned into a ball and chain that weighs you down throughout the day? You drag the list with you, and it never seems to get any lighter. Constant interruptions keep you from completing your tasks and crossing items off your list. This constant frustration can lead to chronic stress. Yet how do your coworkers … Continue reading
Posted on October 10, 2017 by Jan Kantor
in Business & Strategic Planning
, Management & Leadership Skills
with Comments Off on There’s an art to the setting of your goals
Goal setting is the art that makes everything else achievable. It gives you energy, focuses your talent and structures your time.
In order to be successful, you must be goal orientated. Once you have set goals, you have a script for meeting opportunities.
Success often begins with the mere existence of a commitment to improving yourself. Unfortunately, very few people … Continue reading
Posted on October 3, 2017 by Jan Kantor
in Customer Service
, Enhancing Customer Relations
, General Interest
with Comments Off on Improving customer service
Practically every organization in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace claims that it “puts the customer first,” and every year we hear more slogans from companies trying to convince their customers – and themselves – that they really do believe in service.
But the reality is that few companies have a clear, comprehensive plan to achieve a high level of service quality in … Continue reading
Posted on September 26, 2017 by Jan Kantor
in General Interest
, Human Resources
with Comments Off on Check out a new job before accepting
Been offered a new job? How exciting to be sought out for your individual professional expertise, especially if you hadn’t even pursued the position. Job offers are wonderful things. They can make you feel powerful, triumphant and flattered all at the same time.Been offered a new job? How exciting to be sought out for your individual professional expertise, especially if … Continue reading
Posted on September 19, 2017 by Jan Kantor
in General Interest
, Sales and Marketing
with Comments Off on How to prepare for a speech
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.… Continue reading