/Tag:Self Improvement
10 08, 2015

The Benefits Of Knowing Oneself

August 10th, 2015|

Known weaknesses won’t get you into as much trouble as your blind spot would, for you can loop around and compensate for your known weakness. In case of a blind spot, you are completely unprepared and at your wits to tackle the blizzard as and when it hits you in the face.

13 01, 2015

How To Improve Your Listening Skills

January 13th, 2015|

Humans have the ability to think more than twice as fast as they talk, leaving the mind to wander whilst it is listening to someone. At the workplace, more and more multitasking is happening and interruptions abound, this too has impacted our listening skills quotient.

24 08, 2012

What Successful People Do In The 1st Hour Of Their Work Day

August 24th, 2012|

How much does the first hour of every day matter? As it turns out, a lot. It can be the hour you see everything clearly, get one real thing done, and focus on the human side of work rather than your task list. Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of [...]

15 08, 2012

Failure is an opinion not Reality – Story of 360 million web hits -Susan Boyle

August 15th, 2012|

How long can you dance to someone else’s tune, it’s time that you try dancing to your own tune. Go through the records of most successful people and you would see a common thread; all of them were branded as failures at one or another time in their life’s journey. They could have sulked, cried [...]

11 08, 2012

How to Handle Panel Interviews

August 11th, 2012|

As if a one-on-one interview wasn’t stressful enough …. there is the dreaded Panel Interview! If the thought of facing a panel of interviews sends you into a tailspin, you are not alone. Panel interviews are most commonly used for government positions within Australia. The panel is made up of representatives from different business units [...]

11 08, 2012

How To Handle One-on-One Interviews?

August 11th, 2012|

These are by far the most popular style of interview. You meet one-on-one with a representative of the company, more often than not, the manager you will be reporting to, or, in some cases, a representative from the HR department. If you reach this stage of being offered an interview you more than likely have [...]

11 08, 2012

How To Handle Telephone Interviews ?

August 11th, 2012|

The key to a good interview lies in your ability to research, prepare and rehearse. There are many different styles of interview and understanding how these work can help you prepare in advance so you don’t freeze with nerves. Telephone interviews are becoming increasingly common. However, the mere thought of them make some people literally [...]

20 07, 2012

5 Ways To Impress Your Managers’ Boss

July 20th, 2012|

You may love it or hate it, it's for real that senior management incumbents are hard pressed for time and tend to make a quick first impression. I have noticed many a times that these one-of interactions are remembered for years and may make or mar the destiny of an employee. Remember - “You never [...]

20 06, 2012

How to Forgive

June 20th, 2012|

It’s hard to forgive. The hardest part is not knowing where to start. We know that we should forgive those who have hurt is. Not necessarily because they deserve to be forgiven but more for our benefit. Forgiveness leaves the past behind and allows us to move on once and for all. This post will [...]

10 06, 2012

What will your body language tell the interviewer?

June 10th, 2012|

  How you present at interview is so important. But have you thought about how your body language will either support or kill your chances of securing the job? Being given an interview is exciting and your preparation starts straight away – what you will wear, how you will get there, researching the company, study [...]

6 04, 2012

Myth of Work-Life Balance

April 6th, 2012|

Work- Life Balance is one of the most debated topic in today’s world. Some believe that this is not being looked at holistically and may not be doable. Jack Welch, former GE CEO says that -“There’s no such thing as Work- Life Balance . There are work- life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.” [...]

20 03, 2012

What Are Your Needs In Life?

March 20th, 2012|

Needs are a very personal part of our makeup, ranging from a deep desire to be recognized or to be independent. We do not consciously choose our needs, they emancipate from our unconscious deep within us. Once needs surface they are not optional – they need to be satisfied for us to function best. Wants [...]

10 11, 2011

Indispensable Email Skills For Job Seekers And Employees

November 10th, 2011|

If you are about to apply for a job via email, the quality of your emailed covering letter to the potential employer is extremely important. After all, you are marketing yourself. This means that the employer's HR department will first judge your capabilities by how you introduce and portray yourself. If clothes make the man [...]

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