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5 keys to deal with conflict in the workplace

When people work together, conflict is often inevitable because of variances in work goals and personal styles. Developing effective conflict resolution skill sets are an essential component of a building a viable business model. 402 more words

Business Skills

The Importance of Effectively Handling Conflict and Confrontation

Conflict is inevitable in your personal and professional life. Any time you are working with someone else towards a common goal or are on a team with others, there is the potential for confrontations to occur and disagreements to arise.  246 more words

A realisation, it was not a V8 engine, just a 4 cylinder engine that I ran on.

When I was a child, I was a small framed, and usually timid and shy around other people. I did not have a lot of energy, and was not good at sport, apart from Horse Riding. 521 more words

Personal Development

The Changing Work Environment Part III: Providing Choice

“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice.” – Steve Gleason 

Our three part series on the changing work environment was inspired by findings in the Staples Advantage Workplace Index ( 778 more words


What can we learn from Olympic performers?

I was at the gym the other day running on a treadmill while watching the women’s marathon. Normally I run at a modest 10 kph pace which keeps up my fitness without killing me. 190 more words


Learn to Respond, Not React

Does anyone know the difference between Respond v/s React? What are you doing when you are in problem? Are you reacting or responding? First of all let’s see what happens in these different scenarios: 377 more words

17 Essential Skills To Succeed As An Entrepreneur

I came across this article and I wanted to share it, because it has really great information.  With the business world and technology constantly changing, you have to keep up or you will get left behind. 60 more words

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