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Are you a Positive or Negative Thinker?

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative negative thinking will.” ~ Zig Ziglar – Personal Development Guru These are two powerful quotes. Combined, they tell us that if we think […]

Don’t Manage Performance, Manage People!

There is so much hype about performance management and measurement. We need our people to do more, work harder, achieve targets and deadlines and give, give, give. Now – there is nothing wrong with high expectations – but as managers we have to concede that these expectations go both ways. […]

Multitasking
7 Tips to Multitasking at Work Successfully

Administrative professionals are expected to be versatile and flexible in their jobs. How often does your boss give you multiple tasks to do, which must be completed simultaneously? It’s not that your boss unreasonable but unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced business world, demands are higher than ever before. The only way […]

Planning an Event
8 Tips to Planning an Event Successfully

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe“. Planning an event is no different. If you develop a solid plan and stick to it, the actual management of your event will run like clockwork and […]

Different Generations in the Workplace
Different Generations in the Workplace and how to Work with Them

Workplaces have become less formal over the years. Gone are the days where everyone wears their “penguin suits” to work. However,  it’s not just the dress code that has become less formal. The way that people interact and communicate has also lost many of the historical rigours of social etiquette. […]