Read the following text and see how much time you need for that.
Read carefully! If you go through the text for half a minute, but you understand and remember only one or two facts, it doesn’t mean you are a fast reader. Not with understanding. The purpose is to gain real perspective of your individual reading speed with full understanding, not trying to compete.Read more →
Being productive at work is one of the most crucial parts of being an effective employee or manager, but it is one that eludes many people. Years ago, we just had to worry about a nosy neighbor poking his head over our cubicle or into our office. Today, we have to deal with the constant bombardment of the online world, from personal gadgets (like smart phones), emails and the even more abrasive instant messages. Here are 5 ways to improve your time management--even in a 24/7, “now now now” world.Read more →
Getting the Right Messages Across in the Right Way
Use the right communication medium for your audience.
Have you ever received a memo and felt the sender really wasn't thinking about what you needed to know or hear? Maybe you have attended corporate presentations that have simply left you cold? Or perhaps you've even delivered communications yourself and realized, in retrospect, that you really hadn't got the measure of your audience and their needs.Read more →
Using Self-Discovery and Communication to Build Trust
The Johari Window improves communication and trust.
Have you ever been part of a team where everyone was completely open with one another?
If so, then the chances are that you worked extremely effectively together. You knew your co-workers very well, and there was a solid foundation of trust between you. As a result of this positive working environment, you probably accomplished a great deal with this group.Read more →