Making a Winning Presentation

Most people get nervous before a presentation. It happens whether you are a student, trainer or an eloquent speaker. Tension and anxiety are common symptoms when you will have to face an audience. However, when you have a well-prepared topic and have all the pre-presentation points covered (see my post on Pre-Presentation Tips), delivering the

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Pre-Presentation Tips

Pre-Presentation Tips Preparing for a presentation is an art by itself. There are so many things that you will have to give attention to and it needs a lot of your time and focus. Even if you are an eloquent speaker, delivering an effective presentation needs preparation. You will not be convincing and successful in

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Assessing Teamwork Skills

Teamwork Skills Just as much as it is impossible to survive alone in this world, it is impossible to work alone in any organization. In today’s ‘connected’ world, being a part of a team is an everyday happening. Whether it is an educational institution, scientific research center, non-governmental organization or the corporate world, people are

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I will lie down and sleep in peace

  I will lie down and sleep in peace There was a strong pressure on my chest. I felt something heavy pushing me, making me breathless. I felt suffocated and could not move an inch. I wanted to move my fingers, lift my hands and body. I wanted to get up and sit. However, I

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Fair Play in Teamwork

Being successful as a Team We, a team of four members planned to present a paper in an International Conference in Dubai. We sat for a brief meeting, selected the topic and after thorough researching and a series of discussions prepared the abstract. We sent the abstract to the organizers and waited for their acceptance. In

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Assessing Communication Skills

Communication Skills – Essential transferable skills In my earlier post, I had written about the importance of transferable skills and listed about twenty-three essential transferable skills. Furthermore, I wrote about assessing leadership skills in students (the first in the list of transferable skills) in yet another post. In continuation, in this post, I wish to

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Prosperity at Work

Six things that will make you Prosperous at work: Prosperity at work will be so good and welcoming.  Who will not want to prosper?  All of us want to flourish and be successful. Are there any easy ways to be prosperous at work? Yes, there are few simple things that you can do to prosper

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Birthdays and Birthrights – Lessons for Parents

Birthdays and Birthrights – Lessons for Parents It was our elder daughter’s birthday and she was elated seeing her birthday gift. Not that it was a surprise to her. In fact, she gently expressed what she wanted as gift when we had asked her preference well ahead of time. “Mama, my birthday is coming up

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Assessing Leadership Skills in Students

Leadership Skills in Students Leadership is one of the most essential skills in the list of transferable skills. Whether you are a student, job seeker or an established person seeking career growth, the one important skill that employers never fail to question you about is your ability to lead or demonstration of your leadership abilities.

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