Feedback: handling criticism and rejection

Most of us are not very good at handling criticism. We tend to reduce openness and hold our positions. Even when the criticism is nicely packed and presented by our beloved mentor it can be tough to handle. Destructive criticism is ignored, or worse, can generate antagonism. We can learn to handle feedback better. How? …

How To Improve Communication In Your Business: A Step-by-step Guide

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Communication is the key to success in any business. If you want your company to thrive, then you need to improve your communication skills. In this post, we will share with you 7 steps that will help you improve your communication skills. There are a lot of ways to improve communication skills. One way is …

Managing Your Documents: Google Docs, Confluence, And Sharepoint

The tools you use can make or break your way to success. Having an efficient collaboration and document management tool is the most important need for any organization, especially in times when team members are working from separate locations. An organization undertakes various business operations with shared roles and responsibilities, so flawless collaboration and communication …

Amygdala hijack and Cassandra syndrome

What happens in minds of other people is a mystery for us. Strong subjective experiences might be disbelieved or go unnoticed.  One may easily be overwhelmed by something trivial to everybody else. “How can it be?” we might ask. The answer is not very comfortable. For more information read here and here. My kid and corona …

Redefine Your Marketing Strategy Using Video Storytelling

In the last quarter of 2021, online videos reached 86% of internet users in the United States alone.[1] Today, that number is up to 90%.[2] The viewers have told the content creators what they want to see.  This means video has a more natural impact on a marketing strategy Video in your marketing strategy. And …

5 Best Paraphrasing Tools for College Students

Paraphrasing is an important skill that can especially help students do well when writing unique material for college assignments. There are two main requirements for good paraphrasing. First, you need to understand what is it that you want to write about. Having a clear understanding of the subject matter can help you write a lot …

Workplace Safety Law: What Businesses Need To Know

Some of the readers of this blog have all kinds of businesses. Others have to attend super-boring safety sessions at work. The safety issues are not very glamorous. Yet they can be important. For example, your boss has to provide all the safety equipment for you. This sounds trivial, yet it does not always hold, …

The useful authentic self vs the real life

What is our unique offering? How can we be both ourselves and competitive in the modern environment? The key is authenticity, but a well-orchestrated one. Basically we develop a winning skillset and then own it. That’s a very human quality. More reading  here, here, here, and here. Why should we be authentic? Anna often tells …

Best Apps for Budget Management of Personal Account

There are a lot of tools out there that may help the users to balance their budget, keep their costs to a minimum, and can increase their savings. Budgeting applications are those applications that allow users to track their personal finances. These can easily be accessed by computer, tablet, and mobile devices. It works best …

Why You Deserve a Workation

Do you ever mistakenly take an all-nighter and wonder where the time has gone? Is your daily routine feeling repetitive and uninspired? It might be time for you to take a work vacation (commonly known as a workation, to some).  Workations are great vacation options for singles and young professionals who want to explore the …