One thing I find challenging when sending an e-mail is determining the mood of my receiver. A person mood can influence the way he or she interprets your message; especially, in these hectic times where people have to share their homes with their work. In other not to annoy someone or a colleague with your … Continue reading The tone of an e-mail can infuriate or invigorate a person.
I think it’s about time educational institutions make ‘social and corporate etiquette’ a compulsory subject for students to learn especially, those about to start their internships. Because in this our 'I know my right generation', a lot of youth lacks it. Some youth do think to have good social manners makes you come across as weak, timid and … Continue reading Most of our youth in this our ‘I know my right generation’, lacks social etiquette.
In the past weeks, I have received a couple of messages from friends about the ongoing black lives matters topic. A lot of heated arguments and discussions have been debated online about racism. A lot of demonstrations have gone on and a lot of people have shared their experiences. I find some stories very painful … Continue reading Will you call it racism?
Today as I joined the elevator, one of the cleaners of the building smiled at me. It was such a sincere smile that I felt it within me. I became relaxed and stopped thinking about my schedule for the day and started a conversation with her. Her smile welcomed me into a talk with her. … Continue reading I bet if she were a sales person, I would have bought whatever she was selling!
Back in my country, most times our elders give advise when you're getting married. One of the popular advises is: "your beauty got you a husband, your character should keep you in your marriage". Character matters and it's a key to every important areas of our lives not only in marriages. Good qualifications could get … Continue reading Character matters.
Your job may not be the perfect job. Your work place may not be the best environment. Your colleagues may not be the nicest. Your boss may not be good to you. Don't let these circumstances change your attitudes towards work. Stop complaining, give out your best while you still have your job and thank … Continue reading Thank God and be grateful.
Resist the tendency to Lie: Stop lying to yourself or to others, stop pretending and start acting real. No more people pleasing; don't promise what you cannot deliver, don't say what you do not know and don't compromise your integrity just to be approved or accepted by others. Live truly and truthfully. Love and appreciate … Continue reading Take charge of the small things ONLY you can control to enjoy your life!
Socialize: Avoid surrounding yourself with negative people who are always throwing a pity party. Laugh with colleagues, go for lunch together, participate in team outings, be happy for people, celebrate each other success even when you don't like it. You'll need people to celebrate you when your time comes. Stop living in one corner with … Continue reading Ways to maintain a positive energy at work.
Thank you my awesome readers 🤝. Stop thinking it's their job, they are paid to deliver and start thanking them for the little effort they put in to make your work a little easier and faster. These people could have given less priority to your request and do it at their own pace whenever they … Continue reading Take a moment to say thank you!
How do you feel at work? Challenged: you're given great assignments, assume more responsibilities and you constantly learn new things. Important: your contributions and opinions are valued and recognized. Happy: you enjoy what you do, you have great team members and wish the day don't end so fast. Bored: you keep doing the same thing … Continue reading Feelings vs Integrity!