Office Induction: HR
Actors usually don’t just rock up to set without learning their lines; even the has-been’s phoning it in for the coin will still browse the script at least once before the cameras roll. When you begin a new role, follow in the footsteps of the performers who still care to act and learn your lines,...
Posted on Friday, 6 July 2018
Sexual Harassment
Much as the Enterprise boldly went where none had gone before, we too have traversed great distances, both literally and as a society of human people. Much has changed, books and cards and mail got capital E’s in front of them, telegrams have become video calls, and interconnectivity that we never...
Posted on Monday, 17 July 2017
Making Decisions
“Decisions, decisions” is a common old phrase muttered under the breath of the exhausted and indecisively stressed around the globe on the reg. Of course, such a phrase can be mumbled sarcastically when a decision is easy, like ‘to eat dirt or not’. But when the right choice is less obvious, such as...
Posted on Monday, 26 June 2017
Running a Productive Meeting
In the modern business world, meetings are a bit like takeaway coffees: there’s one for every occasion and many of us have at least a couple every day. They’re everywhere and most of them aren’t very good. You get the odd one here and there that manages to do what it says it will do but mostly you...
Posted on Friday, 26 May 2017
Learning From Failure
Imagine if you will, for a moment, that someone like Steve Jobs had refused to learn from his failures. The world would be a decidedly different place, likely free/void of a lot of the revolutionary tech we use every single day like smart phones and music players and tablets. We’d all still have to...
Posted on Thursday, 19 January 2017
Blended Learning
Blended Learning may be a designation that escapes meaning or relevance in many minds, but its practices bear recognition from most. Simply put, it’s a crosspollination of teaching methods and environments. Integrating a video-based eLearning platform like Business Training-TV (BTV) into a...
Posted on Monday, 14 November 2016
Asbestos
Up until the late 20th century, before it was generally outlawed due to the associated risks it posed to public health and safety, asbestos was one of the most commonly used materials in building and construction. A naturally occurring fire, water, erosion and decay resistant fibrous material,...
Posted on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Customer Satisfaction/Provide What You Promise
Customers are the backbone of any business; therefore, it stands to reason that the most important, and valuable part of the sales experience, is the customer experience, and the level of satisfaction and happiness that they walk away feeling. Stories of dodgy used-car salesmen, shyster lawyers...
Posted on Monday, 8 August 2016