Archive | January, 2017

Achieve Success with Positive Communication

  Use these six strategies to communicate effectively. 1) You can accept anything without agreeing with it. Thus, acknowledge amazing requests and outrageous statements with responses such as: “That’s an interesting idea.” “That’s a novel request.” “What an intriguing question.” Use this as an opportunity to understand what the other person is saying. And then […]

Ten Reasons To Implement Choice Theory In Your Organization

  What is Choice Theory (CT)? CT is a theory of the explanation of human behavior. CT has applicability to both a person’s personal and professional life. It teaches us about our five basic needs, how to meet those needs in a responsible way, and how to take personal responsibility for getting those needs met. […]

6 Succession Planning Myths…Debunked

  According to a Human Resource Planning Society and Hewitt Associates study, fewer than 60% of companies have a succession plan in place. Below are some of the most common myths about succession planning. Myth #1: If there are no imminent retirements, succession planning needn’t be a top priority. According to a survey conducted by […]

Become The Go-To Expert In Your Industry

  One of the easiest ways to drive prospective clients and customers to your business is to become the expert in your field. The term Expert carries credibility and prestige that can open many doors for you, and, oddly enough, the term is relatively easy to acquire. This simple three step process can help you […]

Information Overload

  It’s becoming more and more difficult to sift the nuggets of true knowledge from the mountains of data thrown at us from all directions. Of course, we do this to ourselves to a certain extent, because in this age of unlimited access to information through the Internet as well as all the traditional sources, […]

Leveraging Six Sigma in IT

  INTRODUCTION CHANGING BUSINESS PARADIGM The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicted that the worldwide outsourcing market would grow from $100 billion in 1998 to $151 billion in 2003, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 percent. The 1990s witnessed a massive spurt in service outsourcing, particularly in the IT services sector. Over 60% of […]

Good Ways To Procrastinate And When Procrastination Might Be Good

  Good ways to Procrastinate and when Procrastination might be good. I am writing this with the din of jackhammers in background. I am working on the weekend (surprising at that might be); feeling sorry for myself that I cannot get good quiet uninterrupted time in like I had planned. I thought I would write […]