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Is Compensation Analyst a Proper Title for a Payroll Officer?

  Mar 31 2020

# Human Resources and Training

The majority of us are in lockdown thanks to this pandemic they call COVID19. Firstly, I certainly hope that everyone is keeping safe and healthy. Secondly, this is a brilliant opportunity to learn and share,...

Developing an Attitude for Gratitude

  Mar 31 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

It is the middle of the month of March, in the year 2020, and most of the world is starting to go into lock down as we collectively try to stop the spread of COVID-19, better known as the corona virus. School...

How to Write a Powerful Corporate Vision Statement

  Mar 31 2020

# Planning and Strategy Management

In a previous blog, I described what a company vision statement is and how powerful vision statements can be used as a guide to help the organization make decisions that align with its philosophy and set of g...

Company Vision Statements – What Is All the Fuss About?

  Mar 31 2020

# Planning and Strategy Management

Aren’t many vision statements just really a marketing statement? Aren’t most vision statements just ink on paper? Do companies really believe in their vision statements? These are the typical questions I...

Getting Through a Part-Time Online Doctorate

  Mar 30 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Recently, I wrote some thoughts about applying for a part time online doctorate. Unfortunately, studies show that more than half of part-time doctoral students do not finish their degree1. While circumstances...

Corona: Fight or Fright

  Mar 30 2020

# Health, Safety and Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic brings numerous concerns for humanity. With a few exceptions, all businesses are suffering from this virus that has crippled almost everything. However, the question for which I couldn’t...

Is It Time to Apply for That Part-Time Online Doctorate?

  Mar 25 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

It’s March 2020 and it seems that the entire world is going on lock down because of the alarming spread of the coronavirus. As I sit at home and ponder the sorry state of world affairs, I am reminded by...

What to “think” when you are not “thinking”?

  Mar 11 2020

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

I believe that most of us in these modern days can't stop thinking! Thinking and thinking and thinking... We think of what happened yesterday and what will happen tomorrow. But, is it possible to stop...

Everyday English Language from Engineering

  Feb 4 2020

# Engineering and Instrumentation

Have you ever considered why sales and marketing people talk about a ‘sales pipeline’? You may have heard of a ‘sales funnel’ or, to extend the concept, a ‘leaky sales pipeline’. Similarly, whilst a ‘barometer’ is ...

How to Think Like an Engineer

  Dec 19 2019

# Engineering and Instrumentation

Do your engineer colleagues talk about things you don't understand? Have you ever wondered why they ask you for so much information? Or why they can be so pedantic about small details? You could ta...