How to Handle a Manipulative Employee

The five warning signs that a employee is trying to manipulate you… and what to do if they are. Most employees really do want to do a good job, but sometimes you run into a few who would rather not bother. Here are five phrases that serve as “warning signs” that an employee is trying to manipulate you, along with… Continue reading

12 Most Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

Speaking in front of an audience can be a major source of stress. However most speakers can still give a great presentation if they stay away from these bad habits. Here are twelve behaviors to avoid when you’re on the platform. 1. Little to no preparation Even professional speakers practice relentlessly. Their skill is in relaying their message as if… Continue reading

Sikap Peduli Pasti Memberikan Hasil

“Karyawan tidak akan peduli seberapa banyak Anda tahu, sampai mereka mengetahui seberapa sungguh Anda peduli.” Komunikasikan dulu kepedulian Anda pada para karyawan, barulah kemudian Anda dapat meminta mereka melakukan sesuatu. Karyawan adalah orang-orang biasa yang akan memberikan tanggapan bila seseorang dengan tulus memedulikan mereka. Ini bukan berarti kita harus memberikan apa pun yang mereka kehendaki. Namun, kita harus menunjukkan minat… Continue reading

8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

I’m fortunate to know a number of remarkably successful people. They share a number of habits: 1. They don’t create back-up plans. Back-up plans can help you sleep easier at night. Back-up plans can also create an easy out when times get tough. You’ll work a lot harder and a lot longer if your primary plan simply has to work… Continue reading

Some Behavioral Biases That Screw Up The Way You Think

Every decision we make is influenced by subconscious behavioral biases. They cause us to make snap judgments based on bad information, to be unfair and to waste time. This is clearly problematic for investors, managers and people in general. Once we become aware of these biases, we can disrupt our thinking and come to terms with reality. We’ve collected a… Continue reading