Setting BOUNDARIES

Most of us are pulled in many directions by the demands of our daily life that our days pass in a flurry of so many things to do. This causes us to be under constant stress and strain trying to keep up with the demands on us. What we should realize is that it is very important to take the pressure off ourselves to prevent a situation from arising which could cause us to suffer exhaustion, burnout or health related issues.

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Be SUCCESSFUL

We all want to be successful in our lives, some achieve success and others do not, but the strategy that works best for you depends on how you view and define success itself. For most people professional accomplishments are a major part of being successful but some other important areas of our life including a successful relationship, academic achievements, sports or other activities are also key areas where most people strive to achieve.

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MOTIVATION – Intrinsic and extrinsic

The desire to act in order to achieve any goal is a very simple definition of motivation. Research shows us that people can influence their own levels of motivation and inspiration, as it is a crucial element which is required to attain ones objectives in life. There are different sources of motivation and often people have multiple reasons for adopting any behaviour..

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Recognize and APPRECIATE

The easiest and most effective way to recognize an employee for their work and dedication to the job is by being appreciative of what they are doing.

Unfortunately, most leaders or managers do not realize the importance of this and when they are busy and involved in their own work they tend to neglect doing so.

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FEEDBACK – its impact on motivation

The sudden change and in many cases overnight shift from working in an office environment to staying at and working from home, may have had a major impact on our lives.  Especially in some countries where the trend of working from home had not even started, many of us have been facing challenges in adjusting to and accepting this new norm.

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COMMUNICATION – A critical skill for remote working

As the pandemic is shaking our global economy and is also disrupting the way we all live, work and conduct our business, many rapid changes are taking place. Trends which had started a few years ago such as telecommuting, telemedicine, online shopping, home delivery services etc are also expanding and increasing very rapidly.  Even in business, possessing the ability to team up and collaborate effectively while being far apart, is very vital for success.

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TRANSFERABLE SKILLS for career change

The world is changing and with it the need to be flexible and adaptable is also increasing. The current crisis we are facing may have long term repercussions, in terms of our jobs, way of life etc. We need to prepare ourselves for these changes. Some of the key skills and abilities which may help us at such a juncture are our transferable skills, which we can use to be successful in many different areas of our lives, socially as well as professionally.

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MOTIVATING EMPLOYEES – A CARROT OR STICK

Sounds easy doesn’t it, that is so, but only in theory. In real life situations it is far more challenging. For people to learn and adapt themselves in all walks of life, both rewards and punishment maybe necessary. If one thinks about it seriously, one realizes that it starts pretty early in life. Recall your school days, if you did well in class you would get a star, on the other hand if you did not you, you may have been kept back after school to do extra work and improve.

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