The Best handful of Tips 100 – Back to Work

The Best Handful of Tips 100 – Back to Work: After a lengthy time out of the workforce you can return to work by following these handful of tips. You may have been raising a family, been made redundant, been a student studying full time or serving time for a misdemeanour. Confidence and self-esteem can…

The Best Handful of Tips 99 – Answering Questions

The Best Handful of Tips 99 – Answering Questions: How often have you been to a meeting where the chairperson asks “Are there any questions?” There is often a deathly silence. There are ways to overcome this problem. Question time can be very important because it can help clarify points you raised during your presentation.…

The Best Handful of Tips 98 – Strategic Planning:

The Best Handful of Tips 98 – Strategic Planning:  Minutes spent planning can save hours when it comes to getting things done. The planning process is logical because it reflects the successive steps and conditions required to reach objectives. Strategic planning is ‘what we will do’, the tactical planning is ‘how we will do it’.…

The Best Handful of Tips 97 – Effective Displays and Exhibits

The Best Handful of Tips 97 – Effective Displays and Exhibits:  An effective display and an exhibit should arouse interest, stimulate thought and cause action. Most fail to do this. Too many displays are cluttered and contain conflicting messages. Displays and exhibits must get their messages across quickly. Displays should contain simple messages. The fewer…

The Best Handful of Tips 96 – Get Known

The Best Handful of Tips 96 – Get Known It’s not what you know but who you know that counts most. It is essential to get known and to network to build new business relationships and generate new work opportunities.  Try to connect with people you enjoy, people you have common interests with and people…

The Best Handful of Tips 94 – Listen Carefully

The Best Handful of Tips 94 – Listen Carefully: Learn to listen carefully. Leaders who listen to their people are the most effective as well as the most popular. You cannot listen if you are talking – and if you are talking you are not learning about things that could be of interest or concern.…