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  • 5 Business Meeting Killer Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them
    October 6, 2020

    5 Business Meeting Killer Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

    Meetings are important, for any business. They give you and your team the opportunity to catch up on important news, keep departments aligned with each other, and generally keep the company running smoothly. However, they're also viewed with derision. Most people think of them as pointless wastes of time - and unfortunately, they are often right. Here are five meeting killers and how you can avoid them:
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  • 5 Tips for Video Conferencing Fatigue
    May 27, 2020

    5 Tips for Video Conferencing Fatigue

    Video calling requires people to devote considerable attention to their conversations to make sure that they don't miss anything. When you are with other people in a room, you might allow yourself to get distracted for a moment, but rely on being able to nudge your neighbor for information on what you missed. You might at least be able to catch something when you hear others near you whisper to one another about what's just been mentioned. You can't depend on any of these sources of information in a video conference
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  • Mind Mapping for Business Development
    March 25, 2020

    Mind Mapping for Business Development

    Mind mapping can be a useful tool for business developers, especially in the initial stages of project planning. By utilizing color and imagery in a non-linear chart, mind mapping stimulates the creative areas of the brain, offering the possibility of a different perspective on business. This article outlines a simple mind mapping process that can be used effectively in the development of business ideas.
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    March 17, 2020

    4 Skills You Need to Be a Great Addition to Any Team

    While being hired for a new role is a great accomplishment, ensuring that you’re a long-term fit for the company involves developing new skills. As previously discussed in our blog post on ‘10 Tips for Acing the Introductory Period at Your New Job’, this is where planning for the future comes in. Thinking about possible opportunities for advancement by being a great team player is one way to get ahead. To help you get started on aiming for that promotion, here is a list of skills you should equip yourself with when working with a team:
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  • Tips on Memorizing Names to Improve Your Networking
    February 25, 2020

    Tips on Memorizing Names to Improve Your Networking

    The ability to meet new people presents unique opportunities for yourself to build essential relationships and expand your business networks. To be able to create these networks and strengthen your business connections, being good with names is critical. By adopting these tips into your business networking routine, you can create a better impression with your networks and elevate your professional career.
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  • 10 Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs Under Pressure
    January 27, 2020

    10 Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs Under Pressure

    When the pressure is mounting, new tasks come flooding in, the best thing to do is stop for a breather. Take time out to reassess your priorities. If need be, reschedule tasks and appointments. Don't prioritize tasks based on who is shouting the loudest, though. Prioritize your tasks based on the importance of those tasks to your business.

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  • 10 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Getting A Promotion at Work
    January 20, 2020

    10 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Getting A Promotion at Work

    If you keep getting overlooked for promotion at work, it can be very demoralizing. You may have been looking at the people who have gained promotion and wondered why it wasn't you. The first thing to understand is that your lack of promotion is unlikely to be due to anything personal. It is more likely that you haven't made yourself a candidate for promotion.
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  • The Four Habits of Highly Productive People
    January 13, 2020

    The Four Habits of Highly Productive People

    Productivity isn't always about working faster or cramming more into your working day. Instead, you can boost your productivity by forming and maintaining habits like the ones listed above. Keep meetings short, keep your desk tidy, take a walk each day, and nap when you need to
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