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What can a person do when the night before they have to go to work, their anxieties and fears overwhelm them? For example, a panic attack could overwhelm you with anxiety or your other mental health issues can paralyze you with fear. The problem is that you have to go to work the next morning. Here are some tips on what a person can do when this situation happens. #1. Distract yourself If a panic attack occurs, it is best to find a way to distract yourself from the current situation. Remember…

One of the exciting things about getting a job is when you are inducted to your new office. No matter how good or plain it looks the first time you see it, you’ll always imagine ways to make your workstation more you. But once you’ve turned your cranny into something that looks like your room, you get lost in the forest of paperwork, office supplies, and toys you’ve accumulated. The same thing goes for when you start your own business at home where you converted your study to a…

Many college graduates and young people have a very difficult time in getting the job that they want because they lack the experience for the job. Even worse, the company will only hire somebody who does have experience. This process can be very frustrating. Instead  of getting upset, the best way is to learn how to conduct an effective job search.  In terms of not having enough experience,  here is what you can do resolve this situation. #1. Determine Specifically What You Want To Do When…

Talking Therapy is a new website which helps people looking for a Counsellor in Ireland to find the right therapist for them. It also provides support to professional counsellors with marketing their services online. The founder of this business is Shelley Hutchinson; an accredited and experienced psychosynthesis counsellor, specialising in working with anxiety, stress and fertility issues. Today, Shelley and I peeled back the usual reserved business layers and got a little intimate about the…

Selling products online is a fantastic strategy for small businesses, but there is risk when you accept credit cards. With credit card fraud running rampant, thanks to technology moving at light speed and hackers finding new algorithms to get credit card numbers, your business is at risk. Fortunately, there are measures you can take to reduce your exposure to credit card fraud. #1. Require Layers of Authentication It’s standard these days to require several pieces of information during an…

Starting your own business can be extremely exhausting. In the initial days, you have to wear multiple hats, from being the owner, to technician, manager, customer care and sales rep. Given the level of work and effort it takes to be successful, one needs to be careful of what they do and what they don’t do. There are dozens of books and blogs that teach you the tricks to grow your business. Here are some tips on things that you should NOT do, in order to succeed. Targeting A…

Providing clear responsibilities for individuals, and then holding them accountable, are critically important tools for a successful leader. Accountability is often not well understood, but here is a clear statement from Peter Drucker from his 1967 book The Effective Executive that is worth taking revisiting: It is the duty of the executive to remove anyone – and especially any manager – who consistently fails to perform with high distinction. To let such a person stay on corrupts the…

Many workers nowadays have a difficult time getting a raise at their job. It can be frustrating to work very hard and never see an increase in your pay. Here are 7 tips on how to increase your chances of getting a raise. #1. Come in early or leave late Make it a habit to come into your office before your boss does. When your boss comes into the office, make sure he sees that you are there. If you can’t come in early then when your boss leaves at night, tell your boss your going to stay and…

As businesses continue to expand globally, we will continue to see an increase in the number of people working in teams made up of geographically dispersed colleagues. Virtual teams with access to suitable collaboration tools and processes that are clear and concise will have the potential to outperform their collocated counterparts. Here are some suggestions on how to effectively manage your virtual team: #1. Be available Over time, virtual workers may begin to feel isolated. This feeling of…

Although there are various theories for employee motivation, and different ways of motivating staff, it is important to note that the organization must recognize the importance of motivation of its employees. Motivation is strongly connected with employee engagement and the main cause of good or bad performance and overall operation of the company. It starts from the assumption that if employees are motivated to work, and are satisfied with their work environment, then clients, customers and…