Book Review: Work – How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the Day Paperback
5 Tips for Impromptu Speaking
In Thich Nhat Hanh’s latest teachings on applied Buddhism for both the work place and daily life, this book sheds light on how to overcome dilemmas and problems calmly and with wisdom. Topics discussed include dealing with workplace scenarios; dealing with home and family; encounters with strangers and with daily life; transportation; and creating communities […]
Video: Bored at work? Here’s what your brain is trying to tell you.
If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. Whether giving an unexpected “elevator pitch” to a potential investor or being asked at the last minute to offer remarks to a sales team […]
Developing Executive Presence
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 […]
Book Review: Executive Presence – The Missing Link Between Merit and Success
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 […]
Video: Do you really know why you do what you do?
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 […]
Book Review: The Leader Who Had No Title – A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
Experimental psychologist Petter Johansson researches choice blindness — a phenomenon where we convince ourselves that we’re getting what we want, even when we’re not. In an eye-opening talk, he shares experiments (designed in collaboration with magicians!) that aim to answer the question: Why do we do what we do? The findings have big implications for […]
Young Professionals Program
In his new book, author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari book series Robin Sharma, tells a story of a unlikely success achieved through faith and confidence. Disenchanted by life as he knows it, Protagonist Blake DiFranco meets a friend who offers his an opportunity to change his fate. The deal? To spend a day […]
Video: How to find work you love
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 […]
How to stay focused on your larger, long-term Career Goals
Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it.
We enter every job motivated to learn, excel and hopefully check off a few boxes on our list of Career Goals. Yet, as we become occupied by everyday routines and minute details, we may lose sight of the larger career goals that keep the passion for our jobs burning. It could be frustrating or […]