An example of an excellent salesman

Sales
Can joining direct selling make you rich?

There are reasons why we buy products from certain companies instead of others. Most potential clients would form the first impression of your company via the salesman because the salesperson is usually the only person that they will deal with. I have previously worked as a personal assistant where I manage my boss’s office and [...]

Teach with passion and you may just change someone’s life

Attitude

If you are a teacher feeling that what you do does not matter,  I want to tell you that it is totally not true. A teacher carries a profound impact more than he or she knows. This is especially true for elementary and high school teachers who can make an impact in someone else’s life. [...]

Should You Work in Shifts or Regular Hours?

Job Environment

Do you prefer to work in shifts or to work regular hours? I have worked both in regular and shift duty hence I could see the advantage and disadvantages of both sides. Here are some benefits/advantages of working in shift duty as opposed to regular hours: a. It’s very easy to run errands- you can [...]

Should you accept that job promotion or better offer?

Career Choice

Once a friend called me up to ask for my opinion on whether she should be accepting a better job offer with higher pay, title and responsibility. That got me thinking to write about this post- because I was once in a crossroad just as my friend was in.  A good pep talk from someone [...]

Overcoming Bullying- in workplace and in life

Job Environment

Almost everyone had the experience of being bullied or belittled. Bullies exist in school- we thought that we have escaped them but these people come back in the form of the boss, co-workers and even in our personal relationships. But the fact is, bullies are just insecure and fearful people who try to hide behind [...]

How to improve your language communication, both written and spoken

Skills

I’ve always been a slow learner when it comes to languages. When I was in Form 5- I took the 1119 English and you know what I scored? C6- I just barely passed. Previously, the teachers and me all believed that I was stupid and an underperformer in school. It took me a long time- [...]

How to forgive your parents and your incompetent boss

Attitude

Sometimes we feel that our parents have wreck our lives because they are alcoholics, promiscuous, divorced, etc…..and cannot forgive them because (our story here-) ‘that is because of them that I am an alcoholic/cannot commit to any relationships’. Using conventional psychology and Freudian to analyze the situation, we may have reasons to thank our parents [...]

How a Boss Can Deal with a Difficult Employee

Job Environment

Most often, bosses are afraid to offer constructive feedback to their staff, especially if it is a negative feedback for fear of backlash. It takes courage and good leadership skills to be able to tell the staff that he/she is having some weakness that undermine the staff’s work performance without angering the staff. Some employees [...]

Finding Happiness at Work

Attitude

How do you view your current work? Is it a job, career or a calling? Here’s what I remembered from the recent book that I read on The Art of Happiness at Work, written from interviews with The Dalai Lama: As a job: you work just solely for the money- after all, money pays the [...]

Giving a smile and your heart in what you do makes the world of difference

Attitude

At a shopping complex on one weekend, I was greeted by a soothing sounds of the piano being played. There was a gentleman playing the piano live: His name is Gary. What is special about him is the cheerful disposition and the ready smile that he has on his face.  It has been a few [...]