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  Apr 21 2019

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Self-development is crucial to anyone who wants to remain viable in any industry or field. Perhaps this has never been truer than it is today. With automation, artificial intelligence, and technological advances happening at light speed, it’s easy to wonder if you’re doing enough to stay ahead. So, Is My Job Going to Be Taken By Robots or What? Eccentric tech icon Elon Musk famous...;

New Year’s resolution mistake: Aiming for the new me, hitting mini me

  Feb 6 2019

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Every New Year, people decide, plan and try to change an undesired behavior or habit. This tradition aims to push people to set goals in order to improve their lives. Did you make a resolution for 2019? I have to warn you that more than 60% of these resolutions fail. That being said, I think you can do better this year by choosing the right resolution. Foremost, your goals should be SMART (specifi...;

Communication and Emotions

  Oct 8 2018

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

At the age of 3, I discovered that my son was autistic*. As a result, his communication skills were impaired and he was living in his own world. I often wondered what the world would be like if we were all autistic! In the midst of all the misunderstanding among people, it does feel that way sometimes. One can’t help but ask why does it feel like this? I believe the answer lies in our emo...;

Change that Starts Somewhere

  Sep 19 2018

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

3 min read Have you gone through a phase when you suddenly get this strong urge to let go of old habits, toxic people and pointless distractions that hold you back? When you want to get rid of things that remind you of your old self? To me it happened naturally and unconsciously. It was an urge to do something to help me grow. It started a...;

Market Yourself and Enhance Your Personal Brand

  Mar 25 2018

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

Just like any product, professionals also need to market themselves if they want to stand-out in their professional and social lives. They need to focus on building their personal brand in a way that will help them get what they want. Here are some tips I hope will be beneficial to you: Start writing One of the best ways to market yourself and build credibility is to share your ideas. Write art...;

Detoxing your life with positivity

  Jan 25 2018

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

By Charles J. Tawk - Senior Consultant - Meirc Training & Consulting Many dietitians and health consultants recommend for their patients to detox their bodies, by providing them with a diversity of customized recipes. Detoxifying, now commonly known as detoxing, is the process of chasing out the many toxic substances that our bodies are consumi...;

Managing change: Losing an existing condition or trying a new idea. The challenges ahead

  Nov 9 2016

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

By Chaouki Eid; Deputy Managing Director - Meirc Training & Consulting I recently enjoyed reading an article titled “When's the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time?” by William C. Taylor. My thinking then took me in another direction and I started thinking “When was the last time I lost something that meant something to...;

AQ: Why It Counts more than IQ and EQ

  Dec 13 2015

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

By Samer K. Taher Managing Director - Meirc Training & Consulting Forget your IQ and your EQ. If you are seriously keen on climbing the success ladder, the only question you should be asking yourself is how high is your Action Quotient...;

Don’t Blame Time.

  Sep 27 2015

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

If you share my passion for history, you will remember this sentence: “peace is the right time to prepare for war”. I agree fully with this old saying even though it reminds me of humankind’s darkest periods, when racism or the arms race cast their shadows over civilization. Aren’t we all in a state of war between what we want and what we are? Aren’t we always in a hurry to finalize wh...;

Creativity and Innovation

  May 21 2014

# Interpersonal Skills and Self Development

"Ideas are the currency of success." Edward de Bono Innovation, improving quality of services and products, reengineering, self and organizational change are all vital issues that begin with creative ideas. So, what is creativity? A simple definition of creativity is the ability to generate new ideas by combining, changing or reapplying existing data and ideas. What is it, then, that enables...;