Dec 31, 2014
How To Avoid The New Year Blues
The end of each year is a pain. We are racing to get things completed in one year, so that they won’t spill over and mess up the next year. We are usually rushing around before we head off on holidays, to get it all done. Being so busy we have zero time to reflect on the year that...
Dec 24, 2014
Salespeople Should Be Principled
In 1936 an unknown author, despite many frustrating years of writing and rejections, finally managed to get his manuscript taken up by a major publishing house. That book became a classic in the pantheon of self-help books – “How to Win Friends and Influence People”.
Dec 17, 2014
How To Destroy Our Reputation In One Minute
It is a big crowd, yet the conversation suddenly dies and a hushed silence now sweeps through the room. All eyes are fixed forward, as the MC tears at the envelope and announces the award winner. Polite applause fills the air as the proud selectee stands up,...
Dec 11, 2014
Your team’s introverts never fight for the brainstorming blue marker pen. They leave it to the extroverts to occupy the white board, the ideas, the airwaves and the debate. Consequently, we wind up with a shallower harvest of ideas for the organisation. Voluminous and loud doesn’t...
Dec 3, 2014
Making Yourself Clear
Public speaking throws up many fears and challenges for all of us. As part of High Impact Presentations, one of our public speaking courses, we have been surveying the various participants for the last four years about the types of things they most want to...