Archive | December, 2013

The 3 biggest problems solvers’ mistakes

17 Dec

Everyone is a problem solver, and everyone solves problems differently. You get your problem solving skills from mom and dad at home and practicing trial and error solutions. We’ve all been victims of these types of methods; resulting in car repair bills that cost 5 times as much because the self-repair method didn’t work… and […]

10 quick points to improve morale in your workplace

17 Dec
leadership initiatives

While performance and results are the drivers of business, what are the best ways to achieve these desired outcomes? An obvious choice is to hire individuals with the best background and qualifications. However, some supervisors and bosses forget about the importance of workplace morale. Whether it’s seen as team spirit, corporate feng shui, or just […]

Promoting people into supervisor positions requires proper training

07 Dec
leadership training and problem solving skills.

After 25 years in training and organizational development and working with people from banking to mining, from manufacturing to office environments, I still find that the set of skills needed to work with people remains pretty constant: The leader needs to clearly understand the goal of their division and then he or she requires the […]

Problem Solving: Face To Face Negotiation

01 Dec

In our age of ever-expanding communication, researchers have been drawn to answer the question of which communication mode most likely lends itself to successful problem solving negotiation. Although the answer is undetermined, face-to-face communication in solving problems has been proven to have a greater possibility of alleviating miscommunication. When you’re in person, you are more […]