How to Manage Angry Colleagues at Work

Outbursts, hostility and upfront confrontations are not all that rare in the workplace and often, they are a result of the buildup of everyday toxicity and micro-aggression. How can managers and HR foster an environment that manages workplace anger well? How should we respond to belligerence in a way that does not contribute to someone’s […]

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Young Professionals Program

Would you like to become a Young Professional that: – Emphasizes personal development & development of practical workskills? – Communicates confidently and is adaptive towards organizational changes? – Can handle workload and stress, and know how to present and profile yourself? – Can foster fruitful collaborations and possess effective leadership skills? Then we have certainly […]

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Managing Unprofessional Colleagues

At this point in your career as a Young Professional, you can say with certainty that dealing with unprofessional people at work is just a fact of life. Josh Hansen from TalentZoo.com has written a guide to offer some helpful tips on how to manage unprofessional conduct from colleagues. 1. Lead by Example Sometimes people […]

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Bad Habits at Work

Bad habits in your everyday life may be inconsequential, but you can be sure that chronically poor professional attitudes and behaviour will rob you of steady career progression or even lead to your redundancy one day. According to Catherine Saar from TheProjectCoach, the following habits are capable of sabotaging your work performance: 1. Blaming others Before […]

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How to Identify My Values

In this week’s post, we feature advice from Frank Kuijsters, Director of Digne Consult APAC, on how young professionals can identify and accentuate the values they believe in. Armed with more than 30 years of experience in learning and development and coaching, Frank has supported thousands of successful individuals worldwide in achieving their professional and […]

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How to be More Diplomatic at Work

An appropriate degree of diplomacy at the workplace is critical for effective communication and maintaining relationships with your colleagues and clients. It is useful in both conflict aversion and conflict resolution, whichever circumstance applies. Moreover, business prospects are not rosy and when you are tasked to deliver negative news and feedback, being diplomatic can facilitate professionalism and fairness. […]

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Reasons why you are always tired

You don’t drink enough water According to Amy Goodson, RD, a dietician, being dehydrated takes a toll on energy levels. Even if it is as little as 2% of normal fluid loss. Dehydration causes a reduction in blood volume which will make the blood thicker. In other words, your heart pumps less efficiently, reducing the […]

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