Business Skills Articles

Brain Storming Methodology

INTRODUCTION:This is the second article of three (3). The titles 0f the three (3) articles are: THE FIVE (5) STEP MODEL; BRAIN STORMING METHODOLOGY; ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS. The second article focuses on the BRAINSTORMING application.BRAI [...]

Problem Solving - The 5 Step Model

INTRODUCTION:This will be the initial article of three (3). The titles are: THE FIVE (5) STEP MODEL; BRAIN STORMING METHODOLOGY; ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS.STRUCTURE - TEAM CREATION:This is one of the first factors in doing problem solving.EMPL [...]

3 Ways to Boost Communication Effectiveness

I read an interesting yelp review of a medical professional the other day. The reviewer said the medical professional was competent, but “had all the personality of cardboard.  ”Rating? 1 star!Essentially, the reviewer was making a com [...]

The WORST Ways to Handle Conflict

In even the very best personal and professional relationships, conflict is inevitable. Our ability (or inability) to handle conflict can make a key difference in the quality of our relationships, our careers, and our lives. Here are the [...]

Are You Ready To Be a Manager AND a Mentor?

Often, the very best person to mentor an employee to succeed in their current role is their manager. If you have a “high-potential” employee on your team and you’ve thought that they could benefit from being mentored by you, here are a fe [...]

Proactive Planning for Increased Success

Do you find yourself scrambling last minute, having to be reminded of deadlines, or being hunted down by others, after a deadline has passed? Or do you want to stop wasting time searching for things & feeling overwhelmed? Or do you thin [...]

The Best No Cost Employee Recognition Strategy

It’s no secret that employee recognition matters. Numerous research studies reveal that well over 50% of employees crave more recognition both from their leaders and their immediate peers. Employee recognition is a key driver of retention, [...]

All You Need is Love

February is a month filled with hearts wherever you go. Love it or hate it…St. Valentine’s Day is here to stay like many other contemporary holidays along with their commercialization. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We have choices [...]
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