You’ve probably sat in on presentations before where you literally just want to fall asleep, or you get so bored that you start to check email or Twitter. I don’t want your audience to do that to you, although really you’re the one doing it to them. Read More
Here is my blueprint for working with the 13 worst office personalities. Knowing how the people you work with react and respond to situations is very advantageous. Read More
Feeling anxious or stressed? Diet, exercise and sleep are three of the best ways to battle this permanent state of stress. But what about right now during a very hectic day? Here are seven strategies to lower your stress in five minutes or less and make work enjoyable. Read More
Exercises to Do at the Annual Family Huddle. Identifying the common areas of vision, values, strengths, and communication and conflict styles is the goal of exercises we perform in our annual family business huddles. Read More
What would be your first step to take before applying for a patent? The answers are provided by members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Read More
Property investment can be daunting, but the anxiety can be relieved by understanding the investment process, market and financial responsibilities. Read More
Low energy equals low productivity.

No productivity app or time management system can ever replace the need for high energy. If you are tired, lacking sleep (or good quality sleep) or in a bad state of mind, your productivity suffers.

The flip side is also true. If you are pumped up, both phy Read More
I wasted a bunch of time and effort by making a mistake when I entered into a partnership. Oops! Don't let the same happen to you learning the lesson from my mistake so you don't make it yourself. Read More
This video, by people skills expert Eleanor Shakiba, explains how HR practitioners can coach employees in the skill of active listening. It explores ways to explain the difference between respecting someone’s views and agreeing with them. Then Eleanor outlines how to teach the micro-skill of using Read More
You’re talking to someone who pushes your buttons. You see them as a difficult person, because their behaviour seems obnoxious. They’re showing little or no respect for you. So why should you demonstrate respect for them? My answer is always the same. You show respect for ‘difficult people’ because Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Contributor of the Week Sets Small Business Example

When John Paul Aguiar launched his blog two and a half years ago, it was with a much loftier goal than simply finding a … More
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