Personal Development

Clearly, the upheaval of COVID-19 imperils our entire well-being. Following are success habits and digital resources we can lean on for motivation and support during this unimaginably difficult time.
You have to command respect from the people around you, whether they are upper-level managers or your own employees. Practice and cultivate these leadership behaviors.

Motivate staff: 3 tips

March 13, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

How can you encourage employees to finish a difficult task or keep up a sustained effort over a long time? Focus on what’s been accomplished, not simply what must still be done. Use past triumphs as the foundation for moving forward.
Technology seems to be the best thing that’s happened to modern working life. But pair innovations with distractingly easy-to-use communication tools, the constant call of social media, and access to every game that’s ever been invented at the tip of your finger, and you’ll start to see why sometimes the bad outweighs the good.
Your lobby or front desk is the front line for everything, including safety. Make your policies and procedures an annual topic of discussion. Following are several questions to help get you started.
You might think that you already know all of the rules when it comes to office recycling; however, chances are you’ve been wrong about a few things. Here are some items that are frequently disposed of incorrectly.
End countless rounds of email and phone tag … To do: Add this to your to-do list

Keep reliability intact

February 28, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Reliability—doing what you said you’d do—is not a glamorous aspect of managing, but it’s a vital one. Organizational development consultant Mike Cook offers five tips for keeping your reputation up-to-date.

Attack your fears head-on

February 13, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Given all the anxieties that trouble people at work these days, any way you can reduce your own sense of limitations can pay off for you and those who count on you. Here’s an exercise that can help you get started.
Dream big, but don’t forget that the key to achieving those dreams often lies in the little things you do every day.
A little tardiness never hurt anyone, right? After all, you’re capable of catching up on your work. But consider the impression projected by someone who is consistently late.
A recent “State of Moving” study done by moving company Bellhops found interesting facts about moving trends and habits, which you should keep in mind when considering hauling up stakes.
A recent Wall Street Journal article by Rachel Feintzeig made the case that more companies are slimming down their admin staffs. Joan Burge of Office Dynamics writes that the article, which focuses mainly on a single company’s trend, is only showing “a small piece of what is transpiring in the profession.”