Yolanda NiTuairisc

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10 Ways You Can Make an Impressive Impact At Work

You were born to make an impact, so be impressive.<p>The world's growing ever more competitive. Even if you already have a job, making sure you have access to the best opportunities means going beyond the usual. It's not enough to stay on top of your to-do list or meet the expectations of your job …

A day in the life of: a UK manager for IKEA

Pernille Hagild is the Country HR Manager for IKEA UK & Ireland which means that she is responsible for create strategies and ideas for the stores, …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

Want to Be Seen as a True Leader? Acquire These 5 Habits

Most people assume they are a leader because they have a title. The reality is, a title has nothing to do with it.<p>There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business. The reality is, the vast majority of these people are a leader in …

6 habits highly organized people have in common

People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even though they’ve been working at it diligently and have tried many strategies, nothing seems to stick. So how do organized people stay organized? Over the years, I’ve noticed they have six …

Minimalism

Career Search : Definition of Career Development

Pro Presentation Tips: 7 Secrets To Winning The Room

You’ve done the work, you’ve put in your time, you know your stuff—but before you open your mouth to give the presentation you’ve prepared so intently, you’ve been judged.<p>It’s human nature: Our brains are wired to take in all available information and draw instant conclusions. Which means that …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do | Inc.com

Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what <i>should</i> I do?" So I went back to Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

How Bill Gates Radically Transformed His Public Speaking And Communication Skills

Bill Gates has returned to the company he co-founded, serving as product and technology advisor to newly appointed Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. In this new position, the public might see a very different communicator than the leader who left his day-to-day role at Microsoft in 2006. I’ve watched …

How Steve Jobs Made Presentations Look Effortless

Steve Jobs turned presentations into an art form because he approached keynote presentations like an artist. Musicians, actors, and designers master their crafts over many hours—10,000 hours, according to writers like Malcolm Gladwell. Mastering public speaking skills is no exception and Steve Jobs …

Public Speaking

The dark side of daydreaming

Daydreaming is one of life’s great joys. You can indulge in it when you’re stuck in a boring meeting or a long queue. This seemingly innocuous …

Why feedback is SO time consuming — and how to fix it

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re chained to your desk grading papers. It’s getting monotonous, but you feel like you need to do it …

What desk you choose at the office could play a role in your next promotion

Where should you sit in an open-plan office?<p>In recent months, Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, +0.28% GOOG, +0.26% Google has made it clear artificial …

Leave the Bucket Lists to Those Ambitious Boomers. It’s Tee Time.

Before Art Lerner retired, he could not imagine how he would fill the days. He had few hobbies — come to think of it, only one: fishing. But at his firm’s urging, Mr. Lerner, a money manager, had already stayed on the job for three more years than he intended, and “I’d had enough,” he said.<p>Now, 14 …

New Jersey

You don’t need work-life balance to be successful—you need these 4 things instead

According to a recent study of young executives by HubSpot, one in two people say that they need to improve their work-life balance.<p>One in two people …

Work-life Balance

How To Stop Living In Your Head

The author is Editor @ReadWriteWork.com “You have power over your mind — notThe post How To Stop Living In Your Head appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

How to be a good listener: the experts' guide

Step one: stop talking. From that friend in need to your nightmare colleague, here’s how to hear and make a difference<p>A close friend was going through a terrible time this summer. As she cried to me on the phone in her lunch break or over coffee at the weekend, I tried to be the best friend I …

Self-help

Authentic? Try being polite instead

Our inauthentic self stops us from being rude and selfish. And that’s essential for a civilised society<p>If Instagram is to be believed, our authentic self should be in an Alpine snowscape somewhere in chunky knitwear, laughing photogenically over an artisanal brunch. Search the site for the hugely …

artisanal

Let’s Have a Chat: Teaching Students that Writing is a Conversation

<b></b>When I sit at the teacher table during lunch, I’m not looking for my colleagues to speak with formality as though I’m conducting an interview. I’m …

Teaching

How To Influence Anyone, Any Time, Anywhere: 4 Subconscious Secrets

How many times have you tried to influence, enroll, engage someone in the past 2 weeks?<p>How many times were you successful?<p>Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle …

Years of perfecting my English accent didn’t prepare me for what America thought of it: trash

I wanted to talk with Ron and get to know him, but he didn’t seem to care. One evening we were working together, and after a few awkward moments of silence, I said, “How long have you been working here?” “Three months in this store, but I have a lot of sales experience.” “What did you do before …

Language

How small towns are hurt when malls are closed

"My family's been in this community since 1849," Quigley said.<p>These days, Quigley is working 60-hour weeks, trying to keep the town's budget in the black. He's been preparing for a drop in tax dollars from Ulster's largest taxpayer, the Hudson Valley Mall.<p>About two years ago, one of the mall's …

Hudson Valley

Gains in women’s rights haven't made women happier. Why is that?

Since the 70s, women in the US and Europe have reported feeling less satisfied with their lives<p>Women are outliving men in every country in the world, despite facing higher levels of poverty than men, greater odds of encountering sexual violence and many additional, diverse forms of …

Feminism

As Women's Rights Improve, Violence Against Women Also Rises

"We need to work with men to make them feel less threatened about their wives."<p>COPENHAGEN, May 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women's battle for equality is bringing benefits in health, finance and political participation but there could be an ugly side-effect - rising levels of violence against …

Gender

How artificial intelligence will transform your business

Computer intelligence will overturn everything from medicine to the stock market and the revolution is only just beginning.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) and a world in which machines threaten humanity’s status quo has been the preserve of science fiction for decades. In the Eighties, Terminator was …

8 traits Harvard says true leaders need to navigate today's 'volatile, uncertain' business world

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the middle manager.<p>Carvey describes today's business world as "volatile, …

Linguistic Brexit? Communication breakdown as fewer Brits learn European languages

European language study is in decline due to ‘identikit’ travel, fewer exchange programs and the government’s dropping of GCSE requirements, a University of Bristol academic believes.<p>In an article on the Conversation website published on Tuesday, University of Bristol language expert Martin …

Middle Eastern investors still flocking to London despite Brexit fears

London is the top destination for Middle Eastern investors looking to buy real estate, despite fears about the UK’s future in the European Union, new research has found.<p>A survey by property advisors Cluttons and YouGov found that high net worth individuals from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, …

Startup School: How to Turn Ideas Into Big Business