TrendWaves #183: Why We Hate Work? Problem on Staff Engagement

Are your employees engaged? A look at re-igniting your "power within"

In response to New York Times International article, "Why You Hate Work" by Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath, Sunday Review, 30 May 2014

This NY Times article based on surveys done by Gallup and Towers Watson, brought some issues to the surface that need some thinking and action. The Gallup survey, done in 2013 across 142 nations, noted that only 13% of workers are engaged at their job or profession. Some are better and amazingly some are lower, but 13% as an average is startling.

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5 Tips to Boost Your Communication Skills as a Leader [Infographic]

In our latest 2014 Leadership Survey, 63% of our business leaders indicated a "high" need for "Leaders who communicate effectively" in their organizations.Effective communication skills are one of the most sought-after transferable skills in business.

In our latest 2014 Leadership Survey, 63% of our business leaders indicated a "high" need for "Leaders who communicate effectively" in their organizations. So here are the 5 tips that you can work on to boost your effectiveness in your next presentation, client meeting or team discussion. Check out the external resources that can help you master the skills to become a great communicator and leader.

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TrendWaves #182: Communication Effectiveness in the 21st Century

Communication in the 21st CenturyBy 2020, we will have 7 times smart devices for every global citizen. That means connectivity in the extreme. Everyone, everywhere all the time.

Today, we email someone and get very impatient that we don’t get a response in the next hour. We instant message and want a dialogue instantly, checking our Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp messages when we wake up, between meetings, during “bio-breaks” and leisure time. It’s the massive “you’ve got mail” on steroids...

 

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