Are you a confident person? Most people know whether they're confident or not. Some have had feelings of self-doubt since the time that they were kids. And most of us feel a little diffident in the face of our dreams, especially if we're big dreamers.
Traditional brainstorming involves bringing a group of people together to
generate as many ideas as possible. Judgment of the ideas is suspended to
encourage both their quantity and diversity. The ideas are later combined and
improved. Unfortunately, this technique has a number of problems that diminish
both the quantity and diversity of the ideas:
Traditional brainstorming involves bringing a group of people together to generate as many ideas as possible. Judgment of the ideas is suspended to encourage both their quantity and diversity. The ideas are later combined and improved. Unfortunately, this technique has a number of problems that diminish both the quantity and diversity of the ideas:
The holidays are a great time to recharge your batteries. Doing it company-wide can vastly increase morale and ultimately your employee's productiveness. But getting your office ready to close for the holidays or an annual away day isn't as simple as locking the doors. There's a lot to consider. If you do it wrong, you risk annoying employees, alienating customers and your profit margin could take a nasty hit. Do it right, however, and you could be benefitting from it for months.
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One of the most important aspects of managing a successful team is making sure that there is open communication between all the team members and between them and management. Here are some tips for improving communication in the workplace.
A lot of people think that it isn't necessary to be genuine when you're in business. In fact, they might even think the opposite: that you're more likely to be successful when you're a little cunning or wily. We all see the effects of flattery, backbiting and scheming. It often seems like the way in which you present yourself is more important than the way you really are.
When we see successful people, we are blown away by how confident they are. They seem so casual when they appear on TV or when they're addressing a group of people. They seem to know what they're talking about when they write essays or answer questions in an interview. They carry themselves with ease.