Monthly Archives: August 2013

The ABC’s of Self-Motivation

A – Avoid negative people, things and places. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” B – Believe in yourself and what you can accomplish. C – Consider things from … Continue reading

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5 Do’s and Don’ts to Improve Your Natural Speaking Ability

Have you ever noticed someone who is talking on a topic about which they are emotional or passionate? As they get caught up in their interest, they convey an authority which grabs the listener’s attention. The strength of their conviction … Continue reading

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75 Reasons to Volunteer

You can make a difference. Your work schedule is crazy and free time is hard to find — so why start volunteering now? People volunteer for a variety of reasons. Some are motivated by altruistic values, some seek social justice, … Continue reading

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How to Get Naked When You Speak

Keep your clothes on. We’re not talking about that kind of naked. The most successful speakers are successful because of their ability to connect with the audience. While there are many ways to make a connection with your audience, great speakers make emotional connections with … Continue reading

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How to Manage Your Time Effectively

How do you decide which activities get your attention first? That is, how do you decide what you are going to do each day? When you set priorities, do you set them in a way that meets your comfort level … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Effective Delegation

As a manager/supervisor, you just can’t do it all. To achieve effective results, you need to able to delegate projects and work to others. By effective delegation, you communicate to your employees that you have confidence in their ability to complete a job or project. Define … Continue reading

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