Category archive: Learning

Getting the most out of brainstorming …

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Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash.com

Sometimes you need new ideas about how to approach something. Often under pressure, those ideas are not forthcoming. Is it because of the sense of urgency? Is because there is too much focused thinking about it? Or, do we focus on the wrong thing? It could be all three – but there may be a way to get past these obstacles.

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Four habits to help you learn new skills

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Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash.com

Learning and development can impact your career mobility. Being an agile learner – picking up new ideas and skills quickly, is important for keeping up with the pace of change. Some people are good at this, while others let their learning programs fall by the wayside.  Here are some habits to help you stay on track!

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Thoughts about good weather …

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Sunshine is delicious, 
rain is refreshing,
wind braces us up,
snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather,

only different kinds of good weather.
~ John Ruskin

What do you want to learn?

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Photo by Parker Byrd on Unsplash.com

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to study through a university based in Europe, the US or in fact anywhere overseas? You can. For free. Here’s how.

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Do you manage your boss well?

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The idea of “managing your boss” may seem contrary to the employment relationship, yet it is a an essential aspect of managing yourself at work. How do you do it well?

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Thoughts about leadership …

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The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. 
~ Jim Rohn

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