There is nothing like a training course to get you out of the office for a few days. Usually you get to stay in a nice hotel, eat some good food and socialize with like-minded people, all at the company’s expense! It’s an added bonus if the course is interesting and stimulating and starts you thinking about ways to tackle problems back at work.
Here is an insight that you won’t find in many books, keynote speeches or training programs. As a whole, we don’t listen very well and it’s not our fault! That’s right, I am sure you are used to hearing and reading that all of our communication problems are of our making. However, most experts agree that from birth to 5 years of age, we learn more than we will for the rest of our lives.
The solutions to this problem can include anger Leadership Training, counseling, a change in the approach to sports, counseling to improve sports performance, team-building if the problem is related to personality conflicts with teammates, meetings with coaches and intervening with the child to prevent further outbursts. Also, angry outbursts can be a sign of underlying sadness, rage or depression. Do not hesitate to get professional help if you and your child are struggling with these kinds of dangerous emotions.
When it comes to girls, they often hold grudges for years. Even if the perpetrator of bullying gets bested in this one fight, she could find all kinds of hurtful ways to get revenge such as cyberbullying and getting her friends and loyal followers to wage a hate campaign upon the victim of bullying.
We can mistake intentions or ideas for goals. For example, “This year we’re going to improve customer satisfaction” is not a goal. It may be a great idea, but it’s not a SMART goal. Instead, “We extend our customer support hours to 8:00 p.m. starting October 1, 2010.” might be an appropriate goal for a company that wants to create raving fans.
Positive comments encourage the child to make the connection between a specific activity and his emotional state. You want him or her to make this connection a lifelong affair.
It’s a myth that time management means having more time at your end. It is only an efficient way to manage your day and in terms of what you get done and how you feel by the end of the day is what makes the difference.