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  • 10 Ways to foster self-directed learning in your training

    10 Ways to foster self-directed learning in your training

    The most effective training programs have been designed to meet the fundamental principles of adult learning — one of the most important of which is ensuring that there is an element of self-directedness in the learning experience.  But too...

  • 6 ways to shut up the inner voice that undermines your confidence

    6 ways to shut up the inner voice that undermines your confidence

    Your inner voice can tell you a lot of things. That’s what we call intuition – and intuition can be a very useful tool in business. But if your inner voice tells you negative things, it makes you doubt...

  • 5 career-killing lies socially awkward women believe

    5 career-killing lies socially awkward women believe

    If you’re socially awkward or anxious, chances are you hate small talk. I hear you. You think it’s superficial and a complete waste of time. Not to mention terrifying. And that’s totally understandable. How can you see the value...

  • The one thing that makes you sound less smart

    The one thing that makes you sound less smart

    We all want to sound smart. But there’s one little habit that can undo everything, no matter how knowledgeable or professional we are. Filler words like “um”, “ahh”, and “err” can make you appear unintelligent and uncertain. You might...

  • 8 Lessons women in business teach one another

    8 Lessons women in business teach one another

    Be a woman in business is no easy task. Unfortunately, due to several culturalrealities, it still is a challenge to many of us. It is like adding one more layer to a cake about to fall apart. Prejudice remains...

  • Do well for yourself by doing good for others

    Do well for yourself by doing good for others

    Many of us would like to be able to help people as much as we can. Unless you’re a particular type of person, that kind of attitude simply comes naturally to just about every human being on the planet....

  • 10 ways to beat your fears

    10 ways to beat your fears

    Letting your fears get in the way of your goals happens to the best of us. It’s a common mistake many businesswomen make — especially in male-dominated fields that leave no room for error for the women hoping to...

  • Girls … yes we CAN run the world!

    Girls … yes we can run the world!

    If the outcome of the US election has taught us anything, it’s that there’s still a lot to do before women have the same level of power in the world as men. Let’s face it, Hillary Clinton losing was...

  • 16 ways to spot a liar: and what to do about it

    16 ways to spot a liar: and what to do about it

    Honesty is especially important in the workplace. It helps build trust and foster collaborative relationships. If your coworkers are dishonest or otherwise try to sabotage your job by withholding information, it can quickly change an office environment from harmonious...