[VIDEO] The Importance of Having a Positive Attitude

You can't always control what happens to you, but you can control how you respond to it. Your attitude, positive or negative, will set your course. It's been said that your attitude determines your altitude, or the level at which you live your life. This is especially true during the job [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Soft Skills|0 Comments

The 6 Key Factors to Successful Communication

Communication – The Human connection – Is the Key to Personal and Career Success Paul J. Meyer Communication is a two-way street. This means that both the person communicating and the person being communicated to have to participate. Communication happens when information is shared between two people. Since communication is [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Being Flexible

As long as you have a flexible attitude, you will have no problem accepting the different changes that each new day brings. To be flexible means to be willing to adapt to change. Being flexible in your work requires that you keep an open mind. There are many situations in [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Soft Skills|0 Comments

[Video] Accepting Criticism

    You know the feeling - the embarrassment, self-doubt and hint of anger that all seem to swell up when you’re confronted with criticism over your performance or results on a project. Criticism can be hard to receive without taking personally. The truth is that everybody in the professional [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Controlling your Emotions

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. - Brian Tracy Do you ever think about attitude? How did you learn to control your attitude? [...]

Responding to Guidance and Direction

React vs Respond These two words are the difference between a thoughtful positive attitude and a reactive negative attitude. When someone offers guidance and direction to you, you need to respond. This means that you think about it, use reason to find a solution and take the appropriate action. When [...]

Doing Your Best

Excellence is not a skill, it is an attitude A key component of attitude is learning to do your best no matter what the task requires, if it is worth doing, it is worth doing well. Doing your best is an attitude. Excellence is a learned habit that is not [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

[Video] Keeping Your Focus

    Being able to maintain focus may be one of the hardest soft skills to matter. It seems like it actually gets harder every day also. With smartphones, smartwatches and most jobs requiring computers, opportunities for distraction are everywhere! Being able to focus will make you a more efficient [...]

By | April 7th, 2016|Soft Skills|0 Comments

Keeping Your Focus

Instead of worrying about what you cannot change, focus on what you can change - YOUR ATTITUDE Attitude is the most basic success skill of them all. If you don’t like your current set of circumstances if you focus on maintaining a positive attitude your circumstances will change. You become [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Soft Skills|0 Comments

[Video] Organization in the Workplace

    Organization is crucial to meeting deadlines, keeping track of important documents, and keeping your work station clutter free. In this video, a manager needs an important document quickly. Listen to their conversation. After watching the video think about the following things; What happened to cause the employee to [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments