Professional Development

  • Negotiating for Business Professionals

    If a list of negotiation techniques was as simple to follow as the instructions for putting together a small appliance, virtually anyone could do it. That being said, negotiation is a subtle give and take and requires insight into basic human needs.How...
    By Sylvia Cochran June 27, 2011 

  • Ten Motivational Quotes to Spur Achievement

    Tapping into motivation, especially for the self-employed, is crucial to success. Refer to these top ten motivation quotes for achievement whenever you need inspiration.
    By Amy Carson June 20, 2011 

  • Inspiration for the Home Worker

    Success quotes are dime a dozen, but the ones that really strike a chord and inspire you to perform are rare. The following is a collection of ten such powerful quotes about success guaranteed to inspire the home worker.
    By N Nayab June 8, 2011 


  • Servant Leadership Theory - Strengths and Weaknesses

    An analysis of servant leadership theory strengths and weakness reveals that while servant leadership fosters organizational growth, individual development, and values, it does not resolve goal conflict and remains a soft approach.
    By N Nayab May 25, 2011 

  • Analysis of Leadership Styles

    Leaders are charged with the task of forging a path for the organizations they control, but there is more than one way to get the job done. This article undertakes a leadership style analysis that highlights differences and suggests when one form may...
    By nataliajones May 25, 2011 

  • Why Is Failure Often a Better Teacher Than Success?

    Most people who have become famous have invariably tasted failure early in their careers, lending credence to a view that failure is the stepping-stone to success. Is failure is a better teacher than success? Read on to find out.
    By N Nayab May 22, 2011 


  • Understanding What Makes a Proactive Leader Tick

    Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be a powerful leader? Learn to use your resourcefulness and initiative to find solutions and get things done.
    By N Nayab May 20, 2011 

  • Modern Leadership Styles in the Changing World

    Five modern leadership styles in the changing world includes charismatic, transformational, visionary, transactional,and servant leadership styles. All such leaders entice their followers' commitment to fulfill difficult missions mandated by a dynamic...
    By N Nayab May 20, 2011 

  • A Profile of the Quiet Leader

    Quiet leaders are invisible, realistic, practical, and tenacious. You will recognize one if you watch for a task-oriented leader who keeps an open mind, makes informed decisions, and adopts a collaborative style by making compromises.
    By N Nayab May 18, 2011 

  • Top 10 Barriers to Personal Growth & Development

    There are ten great barriers to personal growth and development. Find out why they have such a great impact on us and what we can do to overcome them.
    By Saoirse OMara May 18, 2011 
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