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

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

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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Are you dressing right for your body type?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Are you dressing right for your body type?

Are you dressing right for your body type? All of us love to dress up! We love to wear clothes that make us look and feel beautiful. However did you know that not all the dresses available in the market suit all of us? To look the best, you must take time to find out what fits your body type the best. You should not make the mistake of buying a dress just because it looks good in the window display or you see it worn by an actor or a model. Humans come in all shapes and sizes, so how do you find clothes that are flattering your specific body type? As I said, we are all different and learning...

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Customer Service

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Customer Service

Customer Service This is one of my favourite topics! “Good customer service is the sustenance of any business” What is Customer Service? In simple words, it is the service provided to customers before, during and after sales and services. Good customer service involves developing bonds with customers, hopefully leading to long term relationships. I am sure there have been times when you have experienced terrible customer service too and it would have left you irritated /frustrated. Let’s have a look at some tips to good customer service. ♦ Should always be helpful, courteous, and...

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