Are You Ready to Manage? - People Development Network All businesses face continuous changes in the business environment. Long term business sustainability is directly linked to the ability to continuously improve and Adapt To Change. Along with globalization came increased competitiveness and in today’s economic circumstances one of the biggest pressures most businesses face, is financial pressure –the pressure to maintain or improve business results in the midst of increasing competitive forces.
This infographic shows what it’s like to be a modern refugee “Syrians are just looking for a quiet place where nobody hurts you,” says one refugee, who survived a capsized escape craft on his dangerous journey. Clarice Holt, an illustrator in London, was moved by the simple, powerful truths she heard in Melissa Fleming’s TED Talk — and made these beautiful illustrations to show the personal stories and shattering data of the modern refugee crisis. “An illustration can be like Mary Poppins’ spoonful of sugar,” says Holt. 3 Ways to Make Feedback Part of Your Company's Success It's 2 p.m. on a Tuesday. You're halfway through a meeting when you realize you've been spacing out, and are completely lost. You desperately need clarification, but can't bring yourself to pause the conversation and admit you didn't understand. The meeting ends, and everyone, including you, has their assignments.
80 Cute Things to Say to Your Girlfriend 1. Last night I was looking at the stars and matched each star with a reason why I love you. It was going great until I run out of stars. 2. Last night I sent an angel to look over you as you slept. The angel returned to me and when I asked why? stories, analogies and fables for business, training and public speaking, wedding speeches, best man speeches home » amusement/stress relief » stories and analogies illustrations and analogies for motivation, inspiration, learning and training Here are stories, analogies, research findings and other examples that provide wonderful illustrations for learning, and inspiration for self-development. Read about the travellers and the monk, tickle me elmo, get in the wheelbarrow, the shoe box story, the scorpion and the frog, murphy's plough, Pavlov's dogs, the monkeys and the stairs, and more. Look at the stories index for stories listed by subject.
3 Ways To Energise The Team Using Different Language I help leaders develop self- mastery, helping them to become confident in their own inner guidance. I collaborate with leadership experts, managers and HR professionals to help them get their own message and unique services and products to a wide audience. Using different expressions can energise the team 5 Ways That Leadership Is Like Acting If you are a leader, you are a performer. You may not be conscious of it, but you are, and people are watching you. Your followers (remember the definition of a leader is that someone is following) trigger off you, your mood, your actions and every word you say.
15 Cocktail Recipes You Should Know If You're An Old Monk Fan If you don’t like rum or are not a fan of Old Monk, then slowly close this window, turn around and walk away. Because I’m judging you. So much. Old Monk is probably one of the oldest alcoholic drinks from India and with it consistent taste, light on the pocket feature and excellent packaging, it has earned our love, respect and probably the best thing to share among friends. But if you’re tired of the usual R&C combo, then here are a few innovative ways to down your rum. How to Give a Stellar Presentation Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember? What the Experts Say Public speaking often tops the list of people’s fears. “When all eyes are on you, you feel exposed,” says Nick Morgan, the president and founder of Public Words and the author of Power Cues. “This classically leads to feelings of shame and embarrassment.”
Design Thinking Comes of Age There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work. This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of modern technology and modern business. That complexity takes many forms. Sometimes software is at the center of a product and needs to be integrated with hardware (itself a complex task) and made intuitive and simple from the user’s point of view (another difficult challenge). 5 talks full of weird facts about sex Now playing One afternoon, Kees Moeliker got a research opportunity few ornithologists would wish for: A flying duck slammed into his glass office building, died, and then … what happened next would change his life. [Note: Contains graphic images and descriptions of sexual behavior in animals.]