‘Tis the season to be jolly? Not according to a 2015 study, conducted by MetLife Insurance, stating that December is the most stressful time of year for 42% of workers. Here are a few tips to help you get those stress levels down during the holidays.
If you are a manager and want to improve working conditions in your company, for the sake of your own success, what can you do? Put simply, you need to create a positive culture. Although that sounds simple enough, cultural change can be a tricky thing to achieve. Here are 5 tips to get you started.
There is a wealth of information out there that emphatically proves that gratitude is good for you. It is good for your health, your relationships, your life expectancy, and has been proven to be a real key to happiness. However, is gratitude good for your career? Can it make you a better manager?
The personal coaching industry is still relatively new and only came into being about 20 years ago. Although this means that the industry is still in the process of defining itself and gaining legitimacy, there has also been a decent amount of research. Findings have been positive and negative. See what studies are saying.
Most of us would be tempted to put off critical conversations, hoping the situation will just resolve itself. However, if you aspire to be a great manager, this is something you must learn how to do without hesitation. Here are three tips to help you.
Using role-play in skills development has proven to be an invaluable training tool for all types of businesses. Any training that involves human communication can benefit from this powerful tool. Here is what others from a variety of industries are saying about role-play as a skills development tool.
There is a lot of information about what makes an effective executive leader. Many come into a leadership role by excelling at their core skills, which often isn’t leadership! Discover what makes effective leaders and how they can benefit from roleplay.
This article could easily read “how to close a sale with your body” because in a way most of what we do in our lives and careers is a process of selling. Here are some hints to help improve your body language arsenal.
Life isn’t scripted so that means we are all make it up as we go along. So why are the vast majority of people afraid to be put in a situation where improvisation is involved? It’s time to start saying what a great improviser you are because we all intrinsically are. Here are a few pointers for being a great improviser.
We are all creatives. But how do we use this fact to enhance our work and life? Everyone is aware of the need for creativity in a work environment, it is usually called “thinking outside of the box” and if you are on a managerial path in life, you really need to be able to demonstrate this. Here are 2 tips.