Mastering Meetings

This effectiveness tip is so simple (notice I didn’t say easy though), it’s practically criminal. Yet equally shocking is how destructive and wasteful meetings usually are in the workplace. Meetings should be (and for those early in their careers, expect them to be) purposeful and effective. I mean, why else would a busy group of individuals interrupt whatever … More Mastering Meetings

What and How in order to Why – 2 Stage Development Planning

Firstly, an admission.  I wrote this post 4 years ago and can be found here.  Its still incredibly relevant and one of my most read posts.  Although it was originally written to help managers to guide their employees, I think its a great skill set for anyone to have, especially as you start your working … More What and How in order to Why – 2 Stage Development Planning

Reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent!

Quite a bold statement but I happen to believe it; reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent. But that is not the reason to invest your time and energy.  Let me explain the actual reasons why you should: It broadens your horizons and expectations.  Reading beyond your current remit develops the idea of … More Reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent!