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Time Management

Time Management – 

 

It’s a constant challenge to get more done in less time!

Five ideas to increase your success in managing your time include:

  1. Begin with your top priorities. Get the most important things, your “A”s done first.
  2. Walk quickly or don’t look up to discourage interruptions.
  3. Learn to say no and then add an alternative – except if it’s your boss asking.
  4. If your boss is asking, say “happy to do that for you” however here’s what may not get done.
  5. Organize your workspace each day.
  6. Stop providing answers to the same questions – teach others how to find answers.

 

Our Toronto based time management skills training workshop provides the time management skills essential zero in on the areas that will provide the greatest return.  Participants develop the methods to step out of the states of overwhelm, frustration, disorder, anxiety and lack of control into the state of mastery and satisfaction.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based time management skills training and other communications skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-02-12T12:47:11-05:00February 20th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Communication Skills

Communication Skills –

 

Set projecting that you are caring, capable, interested and organize whenever you communicate on the telephone.

Eleven ideas to increase your success with the telephone include:

  1. Remember the way you say it is most important; 10% what you say and 80% the way you say it.
  2. Be prepared to record of all important information.
  3. Be a “professional “– stay unemotional, problem-solving oriented.
  4. Practice being consist.
  5. Critique yourself – ask for feedback from people you trust.
  6. Smile when you speak on the phone.
  7. Never show agitation or fatigue.
  8. End every interaction graciously
  9. Stay cool and collected.
  10. Project energy
  11. Focus on what you can do; skip what you can’t do.

 

Our Toronto based communication skills training workshop provides the communication skills for performing positively and clearly to enhance your career and personal success.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based communication skills training and other management skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-02-12T12:46:22-05:00February 17th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Leadership

Leadership –

 

Work at being problem solving oriented.

 

Eleven ideas to increase your success in problem-solving include:

  1. State the problem in the form of many different questions.
  2. Decide what criteria should be used to make the decision?
  3. Ask what will the solution look like?
  4. Ask what concerns will you have addressed?
  5. Ask what factors need to be considered?
  6. List of all of the possible causes of the problem.
  7. Generate multiple possible solutions to each of the possible causes.
  8. Select the best possible solutions
  9. Compare tyour choices to your solution criteria.
  10. Implement.
  11. Follow-up to access the success of your problem-solving process.

 

Our Toronto problem solving and  leadership training workshops provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader.  The course will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills courses can help you build your professionalism.

2020-02-07T13:39:01-05:00February 13th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Change Happens

Change Happens –

 

Like taxes and death, you can count on change! It’s inevitable.

Five ideas to help you move from your reality to a new reality.

  1. Viewing change as positive is a big change in natural reaction,
  2. Seeing change as an opportunity for improvement is key.
  3. Consider the potential benefit.
  4. Look for the value.
  5. Work harder to make change successful.

Our Toronto based change happens skills training workshop provides the communication skills for performing positively and clearly to enhance your career and personal success. Other workshops of interest may include: change management

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based communication skills training and other management skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-02-07T13:37:34-05:00February 10th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Communication Skills

Communication Skills –

 

Being able to ask questions effectively will help you to increase:

  • Learning
  • Building commitment
  • Empowering

Eight ideas to increase your success in asking questions include:

  1. Always record details;
  2. Never rely on memory; keep notes
  3. Phrase all questions positively.
  4. Offer support. Ask: “How can I help? ”
  5. Learn. Ask: “What would you do?”  What would a calm person do? What would a professional do?
  6. Encourage others. Ask: “What do you think we should do?”
  7. Investigate. Ask: “What is our competition doing?”
  8. Innovate. Ask: “How can we do it better?”

 

Our Toronto based communication skills training workshop provides the communication skills for performing positively and clearly to enhance your career and personal success.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based communication skills training and other management skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-01-21T12:17:10-05:00February 6th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Time Management

Time Management –

 

Don’t let a crisis run you! Take charge!

Eight ideas to increase your success in dealing with crisis include:

  1. Focus on staying calm.
  2. Consider possible solutions, time frames, resources, impact, and responsibilities.
  3. Use your extra adrenaline to find innovative solutions.
  4. Have everyone involved participate in generating solutions.
  5. Delegate anything you can.
  6. Monitor any ‘A” priorities – don’t start another fire.
  7. Complete all of your A1 priorities.
  8. Create plans/strategies to prevent the situation from happening again.

 

Our Toronto based time management skills training workshop provides the time management skills essential zero in on the areas that will provide the greatest return.  Participants develop the methods to step out of the states of overwhelm, frustration, disorder, anxiety and lack of control into the state of mastery and satisfaction.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based time management skills training and other communications skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-01-21T12:16:12-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Leadership – Problem-Solving Skills

Leadership – Problem-Solving Skills –

 

Use a problem-solving structure before you make a decision.

Seven ideas to increase your success in problem-solving include:

  1. State the issue in the form of a question.
  2. State the criteria for the solution– On what basis should you make the decision?   What will the solution look like?  What concerns will you have considered?  What factors need to be addressed?
  3. Consider all of the possible causes of the problem.
  4. Generate many alternatives.
  5. Select the best alternatives using the solution criteria identified in step 2.
  6. After implementation.
  7. Follow-up to confirm the success of your problem-solving process.

 

Our Toronto leadership training workshops provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader.  The course will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills courses can help you build your professionalism.

2020-01-21T12:14:57-05:00January 30th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Communication Skills – Asking Questions

Communication Skills – Asking Questions –

Ask questions skillfully to:

  • Show your interest
  • Express concern
  • Suggest new ideas
  • Instruct

Five ideas to increase your ability to ask questions include:

  1. Follow the KISS rule: Keep It Short and Simple.
  2. Keep your questions to10 words or less.
  3. Ask one question at a time.
  4. Consider the three “RIGHT’s”:  Is it the right time, in the right way, to the right person.
  5. Start with an open question to gather information.  i.e. “Tell me about…?” or How…? or What…?

Our Toronto based communication skills training workshop provides the communication skills for performing positively and clearly to enhance your career and personal success.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based communication skills training and other management skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-01-21T12:13:34-05:00January 27th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Leadership Skills

Leadership Skills –

 

Ability to make decisions is one of the most respected leadership skills

Five ideas to increase your success in decision-making include:

  1. Practice making some decisions without all the information available.
  2. Learn from any errors.
  3. Stop overthinking. What’s the value of the decision?
  4. Consider possible solutions for an appropriate period of time; then make a decision.
  5. Once you’ve decided move on.

Our Toronto leadership training workshops provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. Our decision-making and problem solving course will assist you to feel confident in with decision-making.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills courses can help you build your professionalism.

2020-01-16T09:04:03-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments

Time Management

Time Management –

 

Stop attracting interruptions!

Six ideas to increase your success in reducing invitations to interrupt you include:

  1. Remove the “treats” from your work area i.e. candies and baked goods
  2. Stop asking everyone how they are.
  3. Don’t say – “drop by or call any time”
  4. Work with your back facing the door.
  5. Tell people you’re working on a high priority task.
  6. Walk quickly and with a purpose to show that you’re busy.

 

Our Toronto based time management skills training workshop provides the time management skills essential zero in on the areas that will provide the greatest return.  Participants develop the methods to step out of the states of overwhelm, frustration, disorder, anxiety and lack of control into the state of mastery and satisfaction.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based time management skills training and other communications skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.

2020-01-16T09:03:02-05:00January 20th, 2020|Tips of the week|0 Comments