Tag Search

100 item(s) tagged with; productivity.

The SOUP Model : The SOUP Model By: Dr. Alvin Chan In the past, many organizations have relied on generic personality profiling tools to assess, recruit and manage their employees.
added on 13.01.2015. 12:00 in Business and Finance

3 Tests to Hire the Best : 3 Tests to Hire the Best By: Michael Mercer, Ph.D.
added on 19.10.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

The Key to High Productivity is Energy Management : The Key to High Productivity is Energy Management By: Michael J. Beck One of the issues most often raised by my clients is better time management.
added on 20.12.2015. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Branding and Internal Communication : Branding and Internal Communication By: Robert F. Abbott In the I-HR newsletter, moderator Beth N.
added on 09.04.2016. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Communicate and Prosper! : Communicate and Prosper! By: Helen Wilkie How much has poor communication cost your company in the past twelve months? Chances are, you have no idea. Chances are even better it's a lot more than you can afford.
added on 03.07.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Spinning Gold from Straw: Low Cost Employee Retention and Motivation Tools : Spinning Gold from Straw: Low Cost Employee Retention and Motivation Tools By: Jennifer Loftus Employee retention and motivation..
added on 24.07.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

How To Use A Powerful Leadership Tool To Step Up Sales Results : How To Use A Powerful Leadership Tool To Step Up Sales Results By: Brent Filson Good sales people can close, but few "step up" for even more sales from that close. Yet stepping up should be one of the easiest accomplishments in sales - that is if you know how to build the staircase.
added on 15.09.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Coaching for Lawyers: 10 Ways a Lawyer Can Benefit from Working with a Professional Coach : Coaching for Lawyers: 10 Ways a Lawyer Can Benefit from Working with a Professional Coach By: Jatrine Bentsi-Enchill, J.D.
added on 02.10.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Five Secrets to Gaining Credibility with Your Team : Five Secrets to Gaining Credibility with Your Team By: Ed Sykes Towers Perrin, the corporate benefits consulting firm, surveyed over 1000 American workers and found the following: Only 51 percent of all workers trust their organizations to tell the truth in employee communications Only 48 percent of all workers with more than five years of tenure believe their companies are honest in their employee communications Only 44 percent of all workers over age 50 trust their organizations to tell them the truth in employee communications Organizations then wonder why worker productivity decreases, employee loyalty is at an all time low, and human resource situations increase. Your employees see everyday, at least in their eyes, the following: Record profits, yet massive layoffs Hearing how important they are, yet having their jobs outsourced Experiencing changes to their jobs, yet not being asked for their ideas Being told how they are doing a great job, yet being yelled at for mistakes in front of colleagues No wonder there is tension in the workplace.
added on 03.12.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

How to Write a Business Plan While Playing : How to Write a Business Plan While Playing By: Laura Ciocan BizTech 2.) 0 is an entrepreneur education program offering business assistance to students over 13.
added on 17.12.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Project Outsourcing: Why ALL Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing an Integral Part of Business Growth : Project Outsourcing: Why ALL Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing an Integral Part of Business Growth By: Jack Thompson OUTSOURCING: AN OVERVIEW Businesses of all kinds can and do benefit from the tool of outsourcing every day. Businesses large and small have been outsourcing every day projects for many years.
added on 18.12.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

How to Tackle the Three Major Stresses Associated with Every Home-Based Business : How to Tackle the Three Major Stresses Associated with Every Home-Based Business By: Vishal P. Rao Owning your own home-based business is by and large a very rewarding, exciting endeavor.
added on 13.02.2014. 06:00 in Business and Finance

The Challenges of Human Resource Management : The Challenges of Human Resource Management By: Dr Alvin Chan Introduction The role of the Human Resource Manager is evolving with the change in competitive market environment and the realization that Human Resource Management must play a more strategic role in the success of an organization. Organizations that do not put their emphasis on attracting and retaining talents may find themselves in dire consequences, as their competitors may be outplaying them in the strategic employment of their human resources.
added on 20.02.2014. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Dazzle Interviewers With Your Achievements : Dazzle Interviewers With Your Achievements By: Donna Monday Attention Job Seekers: Tasks and Responsibilities are Boooring Ho hum. The interviewer sits there drumming her fingers on the desk trying to look interested while you drone on about your duties and responsibilities at your last position.
added on 11.03.2014. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Short Messaging Service (SMS) for Enterprise Messaging : Short Messaging Service (SMS) for Enterprise Messaging By: Vijay Shukla Short Messaging Service (SMS) for Enterprise Messaging SMS for Enterprise Messaging - Value added services Short message service, usually called SMS, is a globally accepted wireless service for enterprise messaging (mobile value added services) that enables the transmission of alphanumeric messages between mobile subscribers and external systems such as electronic mail, paging, and voice-mail systems. The text comprises letters or numbers or an alphanumeric combination.
added on 05.05.2014. 15:00 in Business and Finance

How to Easily Increase Your Profits : How to Easily Increase Your Profits By: Lorraine Pirihi Do you remember the last time you went into a shop and the person 'serving' raced over to you, greeted you with a lovely smile, heaps of enthusiasm and said, "Welcome to our store, what can I help you with today?" And then listened attentively to what you had to say? Doesn't happen very often does it? In fact, while I was writing this, I couldn't recall when I had experienced it. I'm sure I must have yet it would have been so long ago, I can't remember.
added on 06.07.2014. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Exceptional Leadership Inspires the Best Effort in Others : Exceptional Leadership Inspires the Best Effort in Others By: Michael Beck There is a steady stream being written and taught about leadership these days. There are tips about leadership, courses about leadership, books, retreats, and continuing education - all focused on leadership.
added on 01.08.2014. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Fuel Index (A measuring stick of a company's success) : Fuel Index (A measuring stick of a company's success) By: Ramakrishna Pochiraju Every company has a Vision, a Mission and a set of core Values. Companies develope multiple strategies that implement these Values to relaize the Mission.
added on 14.10.2014. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Army Ranger Reveals How to Control Corporate Stress : Army Ranger Reveals How to Control Corporate Stress By: Dale Collie "Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one." Hans Selye - the "father of stress" and founder of the Canadian Institute of Stress.
added on 25.10.2014. 20:00 in Business and Finance

How Salespeople Can Create Instant Believability And Credibility With Their Customers : How Salespeople Can Create Instant Believability And Credibility With Their Customers By: Jim Meisenheimer It pays to be specific. I believe that statement is true.
added on 28.10.2014. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Make the Most of Your Money : Make the Most of Your Money By: Lorraine Pirihi I'm always amazed that so many people spend most of their life at work and totally neglect their personal affairs. Many of the business people I work with want their professional lives to be in order, and admit that their personal affairs are in chaos.
added on 03.03.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Spring into Spring : Spring into Spring By: Lorraine Pirihi Hasn't time flown? Already we're into the last quarter of the year and isn't it perfect timing to clear out the cobwebs of winter and prepare yourself for the next few months of sun, sand, surf or is it work, work, work? You know it's time to take action when: You have difficulty finding things Your colleagues make comments about your mess You can't see your desk for the mess You cut your fingers in the filing cabinet when you try to dig out a file You have to push your body against the cupboard door to close it. The bookshelves are beginning to break because of all the weight.
added on 04.03.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Hurdles to Cross Cultural Business Communication : Hurdles to Cross Cultural Business Communication By: Neil Payne International businesses are facing new challenges to their internal communication structures due to major reforms brought about through internationalization, downsizing, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Lack of investment in cross cultural training and language tuition often leads to deficient internal cohesion.
added on 27.04.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

How to Be Happy! : How to Be Happy! By: Lorraine Pirihi How would you like to have at least an extra hour in your day just for yourself so that you can have more fun? Well you can you know, you just have to do the following consistently and you'll free up your time so that you can enjoy more of your life. Look After Yourself First Exercise regularly and eat healthily.
added on 30.05.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Transform Your Office Into A Powerhouse Of Success : Transform Your Office Into A Powerhouse Of Success By: Lorraine Pirihi Did you know that the area that you call your 'office' is a direct reflection of you? If your environment is clean and uncluttered it projects that the person who works there is calm and has everything under control. Consequently if it looks like the local rubbish tip then the impression others get is that this person is disorganised, and a complete mess.
added on 01.06.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Proven Secrets to Keeping Your People and Increasing Your Profits : Proven Secrets to Keeping Your People and Increasing Your Profits By: Lorraine Pirihi Why are people changing jobs so quickly these days? Here are a few reasons why: They have a boring job therefore they feel they are not achieving anything. They have no leader to follow.
added on 03.06.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Work From Home And Get More Done! : Work From Home And Get More Done! By: Lorraine Pirihi Working from home can be a most effective way to be more productive! Today's open plan offices stop many people from getting their work done. The constant noise, phones ringing and colleagues interrupting can drive anyone to distraction! Many people would dramatically boost their productivity if they could spend some or all of their working week out of the main office and join the thousands of small business owners who work from home.
added on 07.06.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Seminar Success Strategies...How to Action What You Learn : Seminar Success Strategies..
added on 11.06.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Get Organised and Transform Your Life : Get Organised and Transform Your Life By: Lorraine Pirihi It takes effort to get results, and not just any effort, it takes smart effort. You cannot expect to achieve anything without doing something.
added on 08.07.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Unleash Your True Potential : Unleash Your True Potential By: Lorraine Pirihi Some time ago I attended a birthday party and met a young guy who just happened to be 30.) I say young because when you're 47, that is a young age! He told me about his career in a major corporate company where he's been working for the past 3 years.
added on 09.07.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Delegate or Drown : Delegate or Drown By: Lorraine Pirihi Why waste your precious time working on tasks, which are definitely not your forte when you can delegate or invest your money on a product or service which will free up your time? You can then focus on the more important areas in your work and your life. Debbie's Story Debbie was the Director of her own computer company, employing four staff.
added on 10.07.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

How to Get a Grip on Your Money : How to Get a Grip on Your Money By: Lorraine Pirihi Most people have no idea where their money goes. They earn it and they spend it.
added on 11.07.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Develop Your Managers and Keep Your Staff : Develop Your Managers and Keep Your Staff By: Lorraine Pirihi Following on from the last edition of The Organised Times where we spoke about developing the people in your business, this week we're focussing on the importance of the continual development of your managers. Leadership comes from the top down.
added on 12.07.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Develop Your People and Make More Money : Develop Your People and Make More Money By: Lorraine Pirihi What is the no. 1 asset in your business beside yourself? It's your people.
added on 13.07.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

The Pitfalls of Procrastination : The Pitfalls of Procrastination By: Lorraine Pirihi We all put off making decisions and taking action sometimes (yes, me too). It's okay to do that occasionally but if you are a regular pontificator then it will constantly cause you pain, even if you aren't aware of it.
added on 14.07.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

How to Network Your Way to Success : How to Network Your Way to Success By: Lorraine Pirihi Successful people do not achieve success on their own, they surround themselves with a well-developed, sophisticated support network. In a world that grows more complex and more competitive each day, networking is necessary not only for survival but for high achievement".
added on 15.07.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Make a Decision and Take Action! : Make a Decision and Take Action! By: Lorraine Pirihi How are you progressing with the goals you set yourself this year? Have you made a start? Or are you still thinking about it or caught the very popular "I'm too busy" epidemic? Mary's Story Mary runs her own publishing company employing 5 people. She is married with two teenagers.
added on 16.07.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Overcoming Work Addiction : Overcoming Work Addiction By: Lorraine Pirihi Why are you so busy? Do you really have too much work? Is work so important to you that you'll sacrifice just about anything in your life to get the job done? Even if it's at the expense of your health and your relationships? If you find these questions disturbing then see how you rate with these ones: Do you work more than 50 hours a week? Do you dream about work? Do you feel that in order to succeed you must work late most of the time? Are you a stranger in your own home? Do you constantly miss family and social events because you're always working? Do you schedule and undertake more than you can get done in a 40-hour work week? Do you get bored when you're not working? Is missing family and social events because of work unavoidable? When on holiday do you constantly check your phone messages and email? Your Score The greater the number of yes answers, the closer you are to fitting the profile of a workaholic. If you've answered yes to more than half of the questions, it's time to take stock before you lose your health, family and everything you hold near and dear to your heart.
added on 17.07.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

How to Hire the Right People : How to Hire the Right People By: Lorraine Pirihi One of the biggest challenges any business owner or manager has is hiring the right people. I've recently discovered a simple, inexpensive yet very effective way which will help you get it right.
added on 18.07.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Image Does Matter : Image Does Matter By: Lorraine Pirihi January is always a good time to grab bargains so when I noticed that two well-known blind companies were advertising 35% off their blinds, I decided to give them a call..
added on 19.07.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Cultural Awareness - an HR perspective : Cultural Awareness - an HR perspective By: N.A.
added on 22.10.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Organizing Tips For Your Office : Organizing Tips For Your Office By: Ilene DrexlerBeing organized at the office involves managing a few key activities effectively:EmailsPhoneMeetingsThe increase in productivity from investing a small amount of time in efficiently managing these activities upfront is more than worth the result.E-MAIL MANAGEMENTKeeping up with the daily onslaught of emails is a major challenge for most of us, both personally & professionally.
added on 27.10.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Three Foundation Stones for Building Organizational Integrity : Three Foundation Stones for Building Organizational Integrity By: Dr. Freddy DavisWhen the stock market crashed in 1929, there were a lot of people who lost everything they had.
added on 10.04.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Don't Allow Yourself to Get Burned : Don't Allow Yourself to Get Burned By: Dr. Freddy DavisI am not a big fisherman, but I do enjoy it whenever the opportunity comes my way.
added on 11.04.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Your Organization Is Only as Good as Your People : Your Organization Is Only as Good as Your People By: Dr. Freddy DavisLet's begin by singing the jingle from an old US Army commercial.
added on 12.04.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

The Road To Opportunity In Wholesale Distribution : The Road To Opportunity In Wholesale Distribution By: Adam J. Fein, Ph.
added on 20.04.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

10 Ways To Help You Plan Your Home Office For Productivity, And Comfort : 10 Ways To Help You Plan Your Home Office For Productivity, And Comfort By: BZ Riger-Hull Some home offices are set up in a dedicated area just for the business, but most people need to have a family room, bedroom, or guest room do double duty. Getting focused about what you need your home office to do for you will help you buy the most efficient equipment and have the most effective layout to help you get more things accomplished.
added on 02.01.2015. 01:00 in Business and Finance

How to Successfully Work From Home : How to Successfully Work From Home By: Lorraine Pirihi Working from home can be a most effective way to be more productive! Today's open plan offices stop many people from getting their work done. The constant noise, phones ringing and colleagues interrupting can drive anyone to distraction! Many people would dramatically boost their productivity if they could spend some or all of their workday out of the main office and join the thousands of small business owners who work from home.
added on 07.01.2015. 06:00 in Business and Finance

How to Work From Home and Enjoy Life : How to Work From Home and Enjoy Life By: Lorraine Pirihi How would you like to have at least an extra hour in your day just for yourself so that you can have more fun? When you work from home there can be a tendency to work longer hours due to the flexibility that you have. If you work from home, these ideas if implemented consistently will free up your time so that you can enjoy more of your life.
added on 10.01.2015. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Taking Control of Your Workspace : Taking Control of Your Workspace By: Glenn Beach Let's face it: it's HARD to always be "on" when you're at work. No matter how much you try, even the best-laid plans and schedules break down; sometimes it seems like all the forces are against you.
added on 16.01.2015. 15:00 in Business and Finance

The Top 10 Priorities That Guard Your Five-Star Reputation : The Top 10 Priorities That Guard Your Five-Star Reputation By: Gala Gorman Making money doesn't make your reputation..
added on 27.01.2015. 02:00 in Business and Finance

The Top 10 Questions for Socially Responsible Leaders : The Top 10 Questions for Socially Responsible Leaders By: Gala Gorman The assets of your business traditionally include property, plant, equipment, and your customer base. Progressive organizations understand that business assets also include their good reputation, responsiveness to change, the ability to conduct a constructive dialogue with stakeholders, the ability to take advantage of networked resources, and a host of other non-traditional assets.
added on 19.03.2015. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Diversity in the Workplace : Diversity in the Workplace By: Judith Lindenberger As you look around your office, is everyone just like you? Probably not. The demographics of the American workforce have changed dramatically over the last 50 years.
added on 27.03.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

How to be Healthier and Happier In Your Organisation : How to be Healthier and Happier In Your Organisation By: Lorraine Pirihi Did you know your work environment can actually make you sick? The affects of airconditioning Research has shown that airconditioning can cause allergies, respiratory infections, asthma, fatigue and headaches. And that's just a few things.
added on 05.04.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Surviving the Workday in your Organization : Surviving the Workday in your Organization By: Lorraine Pirihi Most people suffer from stress at some time during the day. When you recognise your own peak and low energy levels, you can work with your body clock to maintain high productivity and alertness.
added on 10.04.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Getting Your Employees' Attention Back to Work : Getting Your Employees' Attention Back to Work By: Michael Christian It is 9:00 am on a Monday morning. Do you know where your employees' attention is? Is it on work? Picture this.
added on 07.06.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Success Tips for Small Business Owners : Success Tips for Small Business Owners By: Lorraine Pirihi Running a small business requires many skills. However, to do this successfully you need to organize yourself first.
added on 07.07.2015. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Time Management Tips for Managers : Time Management Tips for Managers By: Lorraine Pirihi Late last year I was presenting a workshop for the senior managers of a major organisation. Whilst doing a pre-workshop survey to assess the challenges these managers were experiencing it became very apparent to me that many of them were showing the signs of business burn-out.
added on 10.07.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

9/13 : 9/13 By: Linda Lester On Thursday, September 13, 2001, I went to facilitate a session with first line supervisors in a company for whom I had been consulting. It was the 6th week of a commitment of 10 weekly sessions.
added on 19.07.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Make It Happen Now! : Make It Happen Now! By: Lorraine Pirihi Most people think that when they have chosen a path that's it - that's the path to follow. This is far from the truth according to leading Business Coach.
added on 03.08.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Nothing Happens Until Someone Sells Somthing : Nothing Happens Until Someone Sells Somthing By: Lorraine Pirihi You can always tell a good salesperson, they are always on the look-out for opportunities to do exactly that. Every chance they get they'll promote whatever it is they offer.
added on 04.08.2015. 00:00 in Business and Finance

How To Have An Effortless Life : How To Have An Effortless Life By: Lorraine Pirihi Isn't that an appealing title? How to Have an Effortless Life! Well guess what? The only time your life will be effortless is when you're buried six feet under. It takes effort to get results, and not just any effort, it takes smart effort.
added on 06.10.2015. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Time for a Clean Out : Time for a Clean Out By: Lorraine Pirihi Time has flown. It's been six months since you came back from your relaxing holiday over Xmas and New Year.
added on 07.10.2015. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Public Relations Productivity : Public Relations Productivity By: Robert A. Kelly Should it be measured in "publicity by the pound," or by how well external audience behaviors help achieve the organization's key objectives? I opt for holding public relations responsible, first, for recognizing that people act on their perception of the facts leading to behaviors about which something can be done.
added on 14.10.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

7 Habits of Highly Successful Small Business Owners : 7 Habits of Highly Successful Small Business Owners By: Lorraine Pirihi Do you spend every waking minute in your business? Do you find it difficult to take time out for you? Are you constantly working in a mess? Unfortunately there are far too many business owners working too long and too hard. They tend to be involved in every aspect of their business from being the bookkeeper, marketer, human resources manager, mediator, customer liaison officer and cleaner.
added on 17.10.2015. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Maximize Cost Savings with Increased Efficiencies : mize Cost Savings with Increased Efficiencies By: Brian Vellmure "The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
added on 10.12.2015. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Virtual Assistance = Higher Productivity : ual Assistance = Higher Productivity By: Janice D. Byer, MVA Running any office can be challenging, even in the best of circumstances.
added on 15.01.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

To Grow Out Of Unemployment : row Out Of Unemployment By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
added on 29.03.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Workaholism, Leisure and Pleasure : aholism, Leisure and Pleasure By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
added on 02.04.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

What could Macedonia Learn from a Tiger? The Asian Tigers and the Phenomenon of Uninterrupted Economic Growth : could Macedonia Learn from a Tiger? The Asian Tigers and the Phenomenon of Uninterrupted Economic Growth By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
added on 12.04.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

The Ifs and VATs of Taxation in Macedonia - Should VAT be Applied in Macedonia? : Ifs and VATs of Taxation in Macedonia - Should VAT be Applied in Macedonia? By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
added on 14.04.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

The Sickly State of Public Hospitals : Sickly State of Public Hospitals By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
added on 20.04.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Controlling Costs Key to Running a Business : rolling Costs Key to Running a Business By: ARA Content (ARA) - With more and more small businesses and dot.coms going bankrupt these days, businesses are developing new strategies to stay in the game and obtain a profit at the same time.
added on 10.05.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Recession-Proofing Employee Motivation : ssion-Proofing Employee Motivation By: Dr. Douglas Waldo c/o ARA Content (ARA) - As we hear more predictions of an economy showing signs of weakening, managers around the country are asking a couple of key questions: Are we prepared for a recession reminiscent of the early 1990s? Did we learn enough from experiences nearly a decade ago to improve how we perform in 2001? The answer: probably.
added on 12.05.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Happy Employees are More Productive Employees : y Employees are More Productive Employees By: ARA Content Small workplace-enhancing changes can reap big rewards (ARA) - It's not surprising that employees cite compensation as the number one factor that makes them professionally satisfied these days. What is surprising is that the comfort and aesthetic appearance of their physical workplace virtually ties with benefits for second place.
added on 16.05.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

The Synergistic Organization of Unique People (S.O.U.P) Model : IntroductionIn the past, many organizations have relied on generic personality profiling tools to assess, recruit and manage their employees. Though these tools have garnered a certain measure of success, there were many flaws that needed to be addressed for increased workplace relevance.
added on 19.06.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

How to Be Healthy and Happier At Work : Many office-based workers do not realise that the environment they spend a majority of their working week in, may not be good for their health. Have you ever experienced headaches, respiratory infections, asthma or fatigue? Do these ailments occur at work? What happens when you go on holiday or at the weekends, do they still occur or do they miraculously disappear? You'll often find people's desk drawers contain a variety of pills and potions to alleviate the ailments they experience at work.
added on 01.07.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Making On-Job-Training Work : Many organisations rely on on-the-job training (OJT) without any effort to ensure it is effective in providing the skills and knowledge required for superior performance. This article discusses ways in which OJT can be managed to ensure employees learn the skills desired and perform at an acceptable level.
added on 09.09.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Creativity and Culture Management : Many concepts in the fields of managing creativity are very much applicable to culture management in general. The same concepts that foster creativity and innovation also maximise human capital potential, increase productivity, reduce costs and maintain competitive advantage etc.
added on 05.12.2016. 08:00 in Business and Finance

10 Reasons Why Your Company Needs An Effective Web Site! : 1.) Be Open For Business 24 Hours A DayYour business is open to the world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with no labor costs to watch out for and a website faces no time zone barriers.
added on 23.02.2014. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Internal Prisons: The Thief of Productivity and Quality in our Workforce : INTERNAL PRISON: THE THEFT OF PRODUCTIVITYAs a professional speaker, one of my biggest challenges is to grab the attention of my audience within the first few minutes of the presentation- grab them by the throat if you will. I do this by coming out in a suite and tie, following an introduction in which I have been described as a recent college graduate who earned both of his degrees with a 4.
added on 08.05.2014. 18:00 in Business and Finance

A leadership program for general contractors : PROBLEMMany of the General contractors and workers are "technically" excellent in their field but do not know how to deal with people. Also, in many instances, they exhibit attitudes which are not conducive to teamwork and effective, efficient operations.
added on 13.06.2014. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Managers Don't Know Any Better! : Managers Don't Know Any Better!90% of managers today haven't the slightest clue about how to perform their jobs. If they did we wouldn't have the astonishingly high business failure rate, or job movement.
added on 25.10.2014. 20:00 in Business and Finance

What's Keeping You at the Office (9 Tips to get home quicker) : "Work smarter, not harder" is a cliché that has darted in and out of the workplace for years. But it's still as true as ever.
added on 09.11.2014. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Why Employee Satisfaction Surveys and Employee Exit Surveys make good sense : In a competitive world with the need for businesses to be more streamlined and productive a company can often find itself with a workforce working under pressure resulting in low moral and high staff turnover. The benefits of a company having a highly motivated workforce can be considerable and the two goals of having a workforce that is both motivated and productive should not be regarded as being mutually exclusive to one another.
added on 30.11.2014. 08:00 in Business and Finance

10 Strategies for Avoiding Overwhelm in your Business : How many of us have been in a position where we have more to do than can realistically fit into one day, or week. So we spend all of our time feeling rushed, being rushed, and wondering how on earth we are going to manage.
added on 22.12.2014. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Barriers to effective planning : Communication policy essential for the growing SMEThis is a summary of a talk given by Martin Kuhne of Ibis Associates in Bremen to an audience of small business advisors in September 2004.) BackgroundOne of the most serious barriers that a growing company faces is to resolve the problem of information flow - upwards, downwards, and sideways which is often grandly termed communication.
added on 06.02.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

gomembers opens new corporate office training center : FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 28, 2004gomembers opens new corporate office training center[Herndon, VA] gomembers, Inc. (http://www.
added on 26.02.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

Fuel Index ( A measuring stick for a company's success) : Every company has a Vision, a Mission and a set of core values. Companies develop multiple strategies that implemente the Values to realize their Mission.
added on 14.03.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

THE "SEVEN Cs": PARTNERSHIP DANGER SIGNS - The 5th C: Control Issues : A series of articles exploring the seven critical areas that can indicate a partnership is in trouble.The 5th C: Control IssuesWhen control is in the picture it is a lose/lose proposition.
added on 10.04.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Organizing Your Office for Maximum Efficiency : Do you have stacks files piled up all over your office? Are you constantly rearranging project deadlines? Have you been passed over for promotions or projects when you knew you could do the job? Are you costing your company time and money because of misplaced files or documents?If your answer is "yes" then it's time to get organized.The Cost of Being DisorganizedBeing disorganized eats up time, which equals money.
added on 11.04.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Are You Worth Investing In? : Do you realise that if you're green you're growing and if you're ripe you're rotten? So says Winston Marsh, Business Marketing Guru in his recent newsletter.Here's and excerpt from it .
added on 13.07.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Get Organised Before It's Too Late : Last year I attended a presentation from Parenting Expert and well-known author, Stephen Biddulph on "Raising Boys". As I have an 11 year old son, I was interested to hear what Stephen had to say.
added on 16.10.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Communication: Five Ways It Can Improve Your Business : Communication: Five Ways It Can Improve Your BusinessIf you've been in the business world any time at all, you're bound to have at least one story about how poor communication jeopardized or even killed part of your business. The inability to communicate has always been a challenge in companies, and the advent of technology to make communication possible 24 hours a day, seven days a week hasn't necessarily made it easier.
added on 20.12.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Accessing Your Own Wisdom : "Let nothing come between you and the light." -Henry DavidThoreau Sometimes I spend quite a bit of time working with my clients onpersonal productivity issues like time management,prioritization, and effective systems.
added on 02.03.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

How to Write A Solution-Savvy Sales Letter : 4 Softly-Whispered Secrets to Write A Solution-Savvy Sales Letter to Turn Prospective Clients into Paying Clientsby Brian KonradtToo many sales letters are shaped into paper airplanes and flown into trash cans because freelancers write sales letters that sell their services. These freelancers have never listened to the quietly-whispered secret that says their sales letters should sell solutions, not services, to yield the best results.
added on 05.03.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Is Wireless Right for Your Office? : A traditional Local Area Network (LAN) uses cables or wires to share your office resources like; software programs, files, printers, scanners, etc. A Wireless LAN (WLAN), also called "Wi-Fi" (Wireless Fidelity) service, is much the same.
added on 06.05.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Tension Stress or Creative Tension? New Breakthroughs in Personal Productivity : Tension Stress or Creative Tension?New Breakthroughs in Personal ProductivityMany executives and futurists are saying that the world is experiencing another paradigm shift. A paradigm is a mental model of how we see the world and view reality.
added on 08.06.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES PREPARING TO LOOK FOR WORK WHEN THE JOB MARKET REBOUNDS? : Those who care to make predictions for what to expect in 2004 may have differing opinions in a number of areas: what the new fashion in hemlines will be, who will become our nation's next president, or when the expected economic recovery will occur. What most experts agree on, however, is that with an economic rebound, we can expect the retention of valued employees to become a key concern for all businesses, both large and small.
added on 23.06.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

So, You Think You Want to Be a Telecommuter? : Do you yearn for a more balanced life and a more flexible approach to work? Do you dream about productive workdays that don't include the drain of time and energy devoted to commuting? Do you spend time in traffic (on the highway or sitting in an airplane seat) and wonder if there might not be a better way? More than 25 million Americans have discovered a better way! Teleworking has become the work alternative of choice for ever-increasing millions of workers and managers. And the trend is projected to continue at an accelerated rate.
added on 21.07.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance