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Five Things Every Supervisor Needs to Know

Posted by on 8/21/2017 to Leadership
Five Things Every Supervisor Needs to Know
What makes a supervisor great? While thereís not a quick or simple answer to that question, there is a certain skill set learned through time and exposure, that makes supervisors more effective. 

Why Do You Hit it Off with Some People, but Not Others?

Posted by on 8/4/2017 to Communication
Why Do You Hit it Off with Some People, but Not Others?
It may be that you have different Neurolinguistic styles. While we all use our senses, everyone has an unconscious lean towards one channel over another. This is called Neurolinguistic Programming or NLP. We donít just use this preference when taking in information, it also influences the way we organize it in our heads, and how we communicate that sensory information to others around us.

Successful communication starts with knowing your personality style

Posted by on 6/1/2017 to Communication
Successful communication starts with knowing your personality style
What is communication style? When asked many people think of two or more people engaged in conversation. But communication is a multifaceted series of actions and interpretations, simultaneously more complex and simple than conversation. Four different forms of communication are verbal, paraverbal, body language, and the use of personal space. All four forms send messages to other people. 

Assertiveness and Interpersonal Influence

Posted by on 4/12/2017 to Interpersonal Skills
Assertiveness and Interpersonal Influence
Assertiveness:  Behavior that enables a person to act in his or her own best interests, to stand up for him- or herself without undue anxiety, to express his or her honest feelings comfortably, or to exercise his or her own rights without denying the rights of others we call assertive behavior. 

What Your Personality Style Says About You

Posted by on 12/7/2015 to Communication
What Your Personality Style Says About You
Personality style affects our interactions with others, and it is important in several aspects of organizational and personal life. People with different styles have different priorities and func≠tion at different paces. These differences can create problems if they remain under the surface. If Joe is slow and thorough and Jane is fast and decisive, their working relationship will be stressful unless they are aware of each otherís preferences. Knowledge of personality styles prevents misinterpretation and frustration.