4 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence as a Leader

Emotional intelligence is an often misinterpreted term. Some people think it is just a theoretical concept, while others reckon it is just a fancy term for common sense.  There are many more misconceptions, but the fact of the matter is that, to be a good leader, emotional intelligence is paramount. Don’t believe me? As per … Continue reading “4 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence as a Leader”

11 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Sales Position

If you haven’t yet discovered your passion in life, then choosing a career path could be a bit challenging. That’s ok, not everyone has life figured out; you can explore till you find something that strikes a chord. However, don’t just jump a ship based on a hunch or because your friend said so. Whether … Continue reading “11 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Sales Position”

5 Leadership Skills You Need to for Career Success

Leadership is not just one skill –it is a catchall term referring to your ability to relate to people in your company. For any professional, honing skills in the leadership category is a must for career advancement. Getting promoted and being the proud owner of a corner office with your name on the door doesn’t … Continue reading “5 Leadership Skills You Need to for Career Success”

3 Ways To Ensure Your Employees Will Be Stars

Think back to the day when you were fighting for any recognition that you could get when hoping and dreaming that one day, you would be in the position that you are in now. It’s very easy to feel stuck in a job when you aren’t being appreciated, and you don’t want any of your … Continue reading “3 Ways To Ensure Your Employees Will Be Stars”

Unlock the Power of Attention Management at Work

I’m a speaker and trainer on workplace productivity. You might imagine that that means I show people how to squeeze more and more work into their day, or how to fill every moment with activity, or how to accomplish five things at once. Nothing could be further from the truth. Being constantly busy may sound … Continue reading “Unlock the Power of Attention Management at Work”

Health and Fitness for Freelancers

Freelance writers are notorious for hunkering down at their computers for hours at a time, often forgetting to take time to do “healthy stuff” during the day. Working from home is a rather sedentary lifestyle, so it takes effort to stay fit. A lot of attention is given to people working 9-to-5 jobs and the … Continue reading “Health and Fitness for Freelancers”

Creating a Learning Culture Is Fundamental To Nurturing Your Start-up

There is a maxim that is popular in learning circles, ‘Continuous improvement requires a commitment to learning.’ This maxim sounds instinctively accurate. Right? Any organization is only as good as its people and this makes it a compelling reason not just for startups but also for established business/organizations to create a learning culture.  But what … Continue reading “Creating a Learning Culture Is Fundamental To Nurturing Your Start-up”

Is Telecommuting the New Work Trend?

Our works are constantly changing – not only are new job descriptions constantly popping up and replacing old jobs, the way we work is changing and transforming our societies and lives. When it comes to these changing work trends, telecommuting is clearly at the centre of it all. What is telecommuting?  Telecommuting is sometimes referred … Continue reading “Is Telecommuting the New Work Trend?”

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity in the Workplace

For companies, employee productivity should be a priority all year round. We usually hear about one-time strategies that employers implement during the holiday season to keep employees motivated but in reality, the idea is not good enough to prevent long-term seasonal distractions. Be it customer satisfaction, handling large business endowments or driving key company metrics, … Continue reading “5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity in the Workplace”

Can a Bad Diet Really Affect Your Productivity?

We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.”  Some of us come to find there is an indisputable degree of truth to this saying. Unfortunately, we often come to find it out the hard way. Not only does a diet of poor nutritional value take a toll on our physical condition and appearance, … Continue reading “Can a Bad Diet Really Affect Your Productivity?”