Tuesday, March 31, 2020

How To Give Negative Feedback To a Colleague Who’s Older Than...

There are times when you have to make tough decisions and often give direct reports that could have negative feedback. And though it is...

Caught in a cross-departmental fight of managers, how to safeguard yourself?

With increased pressure on margins and slowing growth rate, its common to be caught in a cross-departmental fight of managers. Imagine that, you are...

The Art of Brainstorming

Brainstorming is not a random activity. It needs to be structured and follows key rules. In brainstorming, a problem or challenge is defined in neutral terms. Participants then spontaneously share ideas for solving the problem, these ideas are offered under specific conditions. Osborn, father of the Brainstorming sessions, set forth these guidelines for a session:

Is Your Idea Worth Pursuing ?

Restraining forces act to restrain or decrease the driving forces. For any idea to be successfuly implemented, the driving forces must exceed the restraining forces. Equilibrium or balance gets achieved when the sum of the driving forces once again equals the sum of the restraining forces.

Using Mind Maps To Win The Corporate Game

Mind maps have a variety of applications in business, educational, and personal situations as aids in problem solving, decision making, and learning. You can use them for these purposes:

How To Be A Quick Learner

Our brain is an expert at making logical connections when it encounters an issue; now this may work if you have previously encountered and tackled a similar situation. When you hit a roadblock with a new issue, a good starting point is to ask ?Why? five times and see how many causes you can come up with. This increases the odds of a better solution because you can see more connections

How To Do Brainstorming For Problem Solving

Chances are that you would have come across the?concept?of?using?Brainstorming?at one time or another in your corporate career.?Brainstorming?is the most used and abused word in...

What Is Feedback & How To Give It

Giving feedback is an honest two way dialogue with another person without any intent to show them down or in poor light.?Feedback?is not a...

Got A New Boss Again: What To Do?

It is a well-known fact that established teams experience ?transition pains? under the leadership of newly appointed managers. The stress levels go up, and...

The Principles Of Personal Success

Knowing what the ingredients of a successful life are is important in terms of our social, professional and personal lives. Taking these principles to...

How To Do A Good Performance Review

The ingredients of a bad performance review are haste, lack of focus, a non-empathic attitude and a mechanical approach to the process. A good...

Getting Back To Work Painlessly After Long Leave

Returning to work after a long leave is not always an uplifting experience. The mind and metabolism are likely to have adapted to a...

How To Manage Stress And Regain Well-being

Without doubt, wellbeing is the ultimate objective of human existence. Paradoxically, we often wind up surrendering well-being in order to earn money, and then...

How To Tackle Financial Stress

Financial stress can adversely affect a persons? psychological state. This negative psychological state has a tendency to percolate down to the affected person?s workplace...

How To Tackle A Difficult Boss

It?s a vexing problem for many ? they like their job but just don?t seem to be able to get along with their boss.?...