Have a sense of Humour!

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Have a sense of Humour!

Have a sense of Humour! Having a sense of humour is one of the greatest assets in a person. “A good sense of humour lies in your ability to see the lighter side of things” No matter how old you are, or how wealthy or how your lifestyle is, life is always good when laughter is frequent. It is also considered healthier. Research shows that humour can help you cope better with pain, enhance your immune system, reduce stress and even help you live longer. Laughter, doctors say, is an important element of a healthy, happy life. In the last few years you would have seen many laughter clubs opening...

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Communication skills- A determinant to your success!

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Communication skills- A determinant to your success!

Communication skills- A determinant to your success! Last week I had written about soft skills and had mentioned nine different skills that one must develop to improve one’s soft skills. Some of my readers have written asking for tips on these different skills, so I will try to explain each skill in detail. For the next few weeks we will try to learn more about different soft skills, one skill per week. I hope these will help you. We saw last week that the ability to communicate effectively is important in your personal and professional life.  This week I am going to give you some tips on...

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The Art of Negotiation

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The Art of Negotiation

The Art of Negotiation Everyone negotiates something every day. A child negotiates with his/ her parents, people negotiate while shopping, students negotiate with their teachers, friends negotiate with each other, at work we negotiate with our colleagues and so on…Negotiation is a part of life. “Negotiation is a process by which compromise or agreement is reached while avoiding an argument.”  The aim of negotiation is to look for solutions acceptable to both the parties. Negotiation should be a discussion of how one can achieve a mutually agreeable outcome that is beneficial to each other....

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Adaptability & Flexibility

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Adaptability & Flexibility

Adaptability & Flexibility We have seen three different soft skills in the past three weeks. This week I bring to you the next and very important skill that is a must have – Adaptability.  We live in a changing world and we must be able to adapt to the changing circumstances in life.  Along with Adaptability comes Flexibility, both go hand in hand. Adaptability is the ability to change to fit new circumstances. Flexibility is the capacity to bend without breaking. Everyone wishes for the organisation to grow, and with growth comes changes. Hence, these are skills that we must...

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Accountability

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Accountability

Accountability This is one touchy topic for many!  We continue to look at soft skills and this is the second topic under soft skills. First rule to keep in mind while reading this article is to not get defensive. You should be your own critic 🙂 Accountability is about being reliable and responsible for your job duties. It is crucial to ones’ success.  If you do your job the right way, consistently, you are increasing your growth and growth of the organisation. Definition: Accountability is the obligation of an individual or organization to account for its activities and accept responsibility...

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