Entries by monica

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The Six Thinking Hats

The Six Thinking Hats is a method meant to improve the results of thinking and discussion. It may be used either by oneself or in a group. We should “wear” each hat in turn, and analyze the issue at hand from six different aspects separately. In a group setting, the entire group is encouraged to […]

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Myers Briggs

MBTI is a personality preference tool that helps you understand you. It involves taking a questionnaire which asks you a series of questions about the things you do and the way you like to think about things. MBTI was developed by a mother and daughter: Katharine Briggs and Isabel Myers back in the 1940s and stems from […]

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Reaction vs. Response

Suddenly, a cockroach flew from somewhere and sat on her. I wondered if this was the cockroach’s response to all the glory that had been spoken about it! She started screaming out of fear. With panic stricken face and trembling voice, she started jumping, with both her hands desperately trying to get rid of the cockroach. Her […]

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Setting Clear Goals

A goal is the driving purpose of life. It is something we live for and in the absence of which our life is meaningless. A goal can be as simple as getting the dream job, or the promotion, or winning a competition and as difficult, as it sounds, to lose weight or to start up […]

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Conflict Resolution

“Every conflict we face in life is rich with positive and negative potential. It can be a source of inspiration, enlightenment, learning, transformation, and growth-or rage, fear, shame, entrapment, and resistance. The choice is not up to our opponents, but to us, and our willingness to face and work through them.” Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith […]

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Importance of Team Building

Team building in an office helps to foster better and open communication between the employees themselves, as well as between the employees and management. It goes a long way in improving professional relations, understanding and co-operation, and this is very much reflected in the quality of work being done. Team building in the workplace significantly […]

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Ways to Listen Better Today

Hearing is easy! For most of us, our body does the work by interpreting the sounds that we hear into words. Listening, however, is far more difficult. Listening is the process of looking at the words and the other factors around the words (such as our non-verbal communication), and then interpreting the entire message. Below […]

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What is Time Management?

Time management refers to the way that you organise and plan how long you spend on specific activities. It may seem counter-intuitive to dedicate precious time to learning about time management, instead of using it to get on with your work, but the benefits are enormous: Greater productivity and efficiency. A better professional reputation. Less […]

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Thank You Notes

Thank you notes are a sign that you are interested in building a long-term relationship with a client. They show clients that you value their business and that your interest in them did not end when you closed the sale. We often hear in this day and age of lack of politeness and many decry […]