If you are struggling at work, find at least one thing that makes you laugh, and you will find Joy. “..and Joy..will be your strength..”
Work life is similar to playing a Quest-based MMORPG (massive multiplayer online role playing game). In order to succeed in your quest and achieve your next “Level” it’s always easier to team up with members of different skillsets and XP (experience) levels(higher and lower). You gain experience from those with prior exposure, and you in […]
The best hand is the perfect balance between a stacked house of cards, and the redundancies built in that prevent it from crumbling.
Wouldn’t it be lovely if your organisation had this as a Vision? “To be the most FUN organization in the world, leveraging on team spirit and individual drive for enjoyment through transparent and open communication, networking and individual P&L accountability.” Mantra: I am the traffic light to my own enjoyment.
AVOID office politics as much as possible. But what if getting involved in politics is something which becomes unavoidable? For instance, if someone smears your name or reputation and drags it across the floor, past the CEO’s office on the way to the toilet? The best method of dealing with office politics and rumor mills, […]
Ever so often, a ‘slick joe’ will come up to you and announce who they know and what they can do to potentially add value to your business. Be wary of such individuals. More often than not, they possess the skill of reading your non-verbal cues, posture and facial expressions in an attempt to get […]
“Trust is earned“. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard someone mention that phrase, I’d probably be a millionaire. While that statement may hold some truth, the reality is that Trust is first given, before it can be reciprocated. Demonstrate that YOU have ENTRUSTED a responsibility to your friend, your colleague, or […]
Glee fans or “Gleeks” will be happy over this post. As re-popularised by the cast of “Glee”, (a popular TV sing-a-drama), I’ve recently found that the lyrics of “Smile” by the late Charlie Chaplin to be very inspiring. When faced with a difficult customer or situation, just smile and face the challenge with a beaming […]