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What to remember when drafting company emails
We’ve all been bored on the job at least once in our lives, but that boredom is actually very old human wiring. We constantly seek out new information to keep our minds sharp, and when tasks get repetitive we get bored and move on. But what if you can’t move on? What if the tasks […]
5 Ways To Boost Your Mindset For Success
Emails are our go-to communication channel at work because it is low-cost for the company, efficient for archiving and ensures transparency and accountability. For the individual employee, it is fast, fuss-free and less intrusive than a call. With its convenience, employees sometimes become over-reliant on it and take the implications of email communication for granted. […]
Overcoming Midday Slump at Work
We all want to know the secret to success, but the reality is that there are so many factors that go into what makes one truly successful. While hard work and dedication are indispensable to achieving success, maintaining a solid mindset can go a long way towards helping you stay on the path to success. Ashley […]
Developing Executive Presence
Doing your best work requires focus and energy. But it’s hard to stay focused for an 8-hour stretch. So how can you find the necessary energy to get your work done? How do you choose those precious moments when you think you’ll be feeling your best to do the most challenging work? And what’s the […]
How to Talk so that People Want to Listen
Executive presence (EP) is a buzzword that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It refers to the physical, behavioural attributes that define how an executive carries himself and is much fact as it is representation. It inspires confidence and trust which helps younger employees rise the ranks more effectively. If you’re deemed lacking in executive […]
Book Review: Executive Presence – The Missing Link Between Merit and Success
Speaking is probably the easiest thing you can do, but to speak in a way that people would want to listen to, is definitely one of the hardest thing to do. How can you be more persuasive when you speak?
5 Ways To Stay Focused In A World Full Of Distractions
Based on a nationwide survey of college graduates working across a range of sectors and occupations, authors Sylvia Hewlett and the Center for Talent Innovation discovered that Executive Presence (EP) is a dynamic, cohesive mix of appearance, communication, and gravitas. While these elements are not equal, to have true EP, you must know how to […]
The Importance of Reading Between the Lines at Work
In every success story, the longest chapter is the one about determination. While success demands many things from us, willpower and determination always come up at the top of the list. Many people believe that we are born with determination and those that succeed are simply the fortunate ones who are born with an abundant […]
How to Develop Hindsight, Insight and Foresight
Learning to read between the lines and react accordingly is an important skill to nurture and apply. According to Terri Tierney Clark, CEO of Summit Leadership Advisors, there are three primary types of situations where you’ll be wise to consider alternate meanings from your colleagues: when office politics influences the outcome, when someone is avoiding an […]
Improve your ability to think from a 360 degree view of your problems, life and circumstances. This IQ Matrix and video break down how to develop the habit of using hindsight, foresight and insight throughout the day to help improve your ability to make decisions and solve problems far more effectively.