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How Do Strategically Chosen Pictures Make a Better Impact than Bullet Points in Professional Training Programs?

Training sessions are an integral part of many companies wherein employees are updated about innovations or the latest strategies that are about to be implemented. Such sessions are also conducted to often enhance the knowledge of employees in specific areas so as to improve their contribution to the growth of the company. However, most professional training […]

Confronting Middle Performance

Middlers A few years ago I had a colleague who, not matter what you asked him to do, would always say that he was in the middle of things. I never really exactly knew what it was he was in the middle of, but it was pretty important and obviously quite lengthy because he was […]

Best Ways to Beat Procrastination

  Procrastination, or the tendency to postpone tasks to a later date, gives a great sense of satisfaction. The pleasure, however, is only short-lived. Left unchecked, procrastination can turn into a self-sabotaging habit that can ruin your career as well as your relationships and life in general. So, be aware of the habit and take […]

Action Delayed Again

At our weekly meeting the same issue was been raised for the 4th time. Should we buy a new whiz bang copier? We’ve been having major issues recently with our current supplier (watch this space) and we might be in a position to get a good deal. There were some good reasons for hanging onto the […]

10 Tips to Grow your Business in 2019

Scaling your business is difficult. It calls for consistent effort. Initial stages of your business, means juggling different things like marketing, sales, corporate compliance, taxation, interacting with customers and the works. If you are at a point where growing your business is becoming increasingly difficult, fret not. There’s still hope. Sure, it’s difficult. However, it’s […]

A Tip From The Battleground

I heard this story the other day and I thought it was very very good. During the Vietnam war, whenever a burst of gunfire was nearby the commander would jump on the radio to the bunker under fire to see what was happening. The response from the bunker was often very loud, very fast and not very […]

Strategic Thinking: An Organizational Perspective

Any business, any research or any project can’t overlook strategical thinking if success is intended. Strategic thinking is nothing but that business process that involves the planning for today and the future, to avoid flaws and to prevent failures. There are no codes, guidelines or fixed-techniques in strategic planning as the codex differs from business […]

Top Strategies for Effective Conflict Management at Work

Conflicts at work are inevitable. That does not mean that you have to become rebellious or become inefficient at your workplace. The reason being, at the end of the day, it’s all about how well you prove to be productive and have the ability to manage your team. Conflict management skills are one of the most […]

Tips to Create Effective Blended Learning Strategies

Instructional design (also known as ID) is one of the most versatile topics to know about and discuss in the field of education. ID is basically the process by which learning experiences are designed, developed on the basis of planning and delivered by teachers. ID includes online courses, video tutorials, learning simulations and so much […]

Measuring the Impact of Training

We’ve been designing and delivering professional development training for over 10 years. But how do we know if our training is leading to a behavioural change? Here’s an example, we designed and delivered a “Dealing with Difficult People” course for 12 Supervisors. These supervisors were the meat in the sandwich and were dealing with angry internal and external […]