Self Improvement

The Power of Assertive Communication

Being assertive at work is advantageous in many ways. It's never necessary to become aggressive to express your opinion or to get what you want.

Becoming a Good Communicator

It's not what you say, it's how you say it. Research shows that the most effective leaders are good communicators. They have learned to give clear instructions, listen to questions and suggestions, and keep people well informed.

Persuasive Writing Characteristics and an Example

The purpose of persuasive writing is to motivate the reader to support an idea or take action. To make persuasive writing effective, you should ensure it attracts attention, stimulates interest, and maintains focus.

What makes a person angry

What makes a person angry in a specific instance may be any combination of causes. But generally, anger is driven by a sense that one's value or self-worth is being threatened.

Learn why seeking clarification about expectations is vital

Your team is simply a group of individuals brought together to achieve a goal. And each individual on that team may have different expectations of what has to happen to reach that goal.

Becoming a More Responsive Listener

Being successful at work usually depends on access to good information. Some information arrives in written form, but the vast majority is delivered orally.

Listening Essentials: The importance of listening

A conversation requires concentrated listening. Many people assume they know how to listen. However, these people may be mistaking just hearing for effective listening.

Motivate your Slef - Stay Hungry

Arnold Schwarzenegger was not famous yet in 1976 when he and I had lunch together at the Doubletree Inn in Tucson, Arizona. Not one person in the restaurant recognized him.

Demands and Constraints of a Manager's Role

The management writer Rosemary Stewart explained that any job is subject to a range of demands and a series of constraints. Inevitably, you'll encounter demands on your time from your peers, your manager, and the employees you manage.

Four Steps to Setting Direction and Pace - Management Essentials

Directing others can be challenging. Using a structured, four-step approach can help you direct others effectively and achieve organizational goals.

The four-step approach is as follows:


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