• Public Speaking

    How to become a motivational speaker?

    Motivational speakers can deliver presentations and speeches on any topic, however. What counts is your passion for the subject you are addressing. Become a motivational speaker by identifying your message and your audience, brushing up on your public speaking skills and promoting your speaking abilities. Motivational speakers dont have to complete a specific degree or training program to prepare for their careers, but they must have a unique perspective to share and a talent for communicating and engaging with an audience. Successful speakers recommend starting out by developing your unique idea or passion. Determine what expertise, experiences, and perspectives you can share, and what type of audience can benefit the…

  • Personality development

    How not to be a looser? 7 ways to become assertive

    Being assertive is associated with a number of benefits, ranging from less anxiety and depression to a greater sense of agency and better relationships. Assertiveness is often confused with behaving aggressively, but they’re not the same at all.A person who is assertive clearly communicates his or her wishes and sets boundaries, but does not necessarily make demands of other people or lash out if requests are not met.Recent research explores the pitfalls of not asserting oneself, while offering practical advice for how best to do so. Assertiveness is often associated with higher self-esteem and confidence. People can improve their assertiveness through practical exercises and experience. You develop self-esteem A person…

  • Management

    Management Trends in 2019

    While there are plenty of books, manuals, and websites out there claiming they can teach individuals how to be a good manager, there really is no perfect way to do it. Ideally, a manager will have experience in the field they are overseeing and the education necessary to handle most of what is thrown at them. While experience and guile and are great characteristics to get a new manager started, there are many other factors to being a good leader. One of those things is being able to spot trends within their industry and business in general. 1. Remote Workers A career listing site called Flex Jobs did a study…

  • Technology

    Corporate training trends in 2019

    The expectations of todays learner have changed, and corporations must keep pace with those expectations to keep employees happy and attract new talent. But thats not the only thing driving change in the corporate training landscape. Employers have finally recognized that an organization with a strong learning culture, one that is aligned with business strategies and goals, will outperform its competition. Few would argue that Learning and Development is now more critical than ever to any corporations long-term success. This awareness has spurred a number of improvements to the corporate training landscape. Several factors have contributed to the evolution of corporate training and the increasingly central role of learning within…

  • communication

    5 Internal Communications Trends for 2019

    Internal communications is changing slowly. We still see many newsletters and magazines with the usual content (Interview with the CEO, Our office in Dubai, We ran for charity in Zurich and The secret hobby of .). These newsletters and magazines hardly ever excite employees. Employees want to be heard, employees want to be taken serious and employees appreciate quick and honest communication. What are some of the trends we expect to influence internal communications in 2019? The 5 Ms for 2019. 1. More listening, less sending As we know, listening is difficult. I think that in many organisations senior management is kind of happy with the traditional processes. Annual performance…

  • Management

    3 vital skills to delegate effectively

    Choose task to delegate Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do. Jessica Jackley, businesswoman It is necessary to use discretion to identify the task which can be delegated. As quoted above, there are some tasks which cannot be delegated and which need your personal undivided attention. These should be taken off the list of the tasks you are likely to delegate. What You Should Delegate? The following tasks are ones that you should delegate. 1. Tasks which dont require imagination These may be tasks that need to be done once a week, once a month, or once every time a project is completed. Before…

  • Technology

    Innovation is dependent on Creativity and Imagination

    In order that we appreciate that innovation depends on creativity and imagination, its necessary to understand all these three terms-Innovation, Creativity & Imagination. Often times, because of lack of proper definition of the words we get confused about these three important qualities of which are responsible for human progress. I will deal with these three as below: Creativity “Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scientific theory, a musical composition, or a joke) or a physical object (such as an invention, a literary work, or a painting).” Lets first get a clear understanding of…

  • Personality development

    3 reasons why Self-awareness is a must

    There are three big reasons for developing self awareness. There could be many more but the following are the one’s which help you to achieve your goals. Eye for detail "When you pay attention to detail, the big picture will take care of itself." George St-Pierre A person has to have an eye for detail for doing anything worthwhile.Excellence can never be achieved unless you go deep into the subject. A person who is not self aware is likely to overlook the minute details which may be necessary for what you are doing. This signifies that such an individual always focuses on his priorities and does not miss out on…

  • Personality development

    Tips to improve your self-esteem

    How will you define your self-esteem? What is Self Esteem? Self-esteem refers to the persons self-belief. It embodies how a person rates himself. If you rate yourself high and respect yourself, people will also respect you. At the same time if you are casual about your personality, people will take you for granted. When people take you for granted and do not care for you, you self-esteem suffers further. You start considering that you are insignificant. It is necessary that you have to always ensure that people respect your opinions. Silence is better than showing-off! If you do not know about something the best thing is that dont give your…

  • Technology

    7 modern website design trends you should know about in 2019.

    75% of consumers judge the credibility and trustworthiness of your business from your website’s design. Today’s web visitors are sharper and more judgmental than ever. And, they’re only growing more so, as the generations who have grown up with internet access take on a larger and larger percentage of the population. As a digital medium, web design is far more subject to shifts in technology than its traditional print forbearers. But we’re now 18 years into the new millennium, so that’s no surprise, is it? What is surprising is the way web designers have continued to cope with increasing technical challenges and still manage to create sites that are user-friendly,…