Posts Tagged ‘communication’

Thinking out loud – in and out of the workplace

In a world where everybody wants to be loud, it is often not the person who talks the most, but the person who talks the smartest that is listened to.

  Throughout my life I have always been encouraged to speak up in class, share my thoughts with the team and suggest any helpful ideas. As a fairly extrovert character, naturally, I’ve used this as an opportunity to talk. Despite this, I can’t help but think of a number of times where I have decided…

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Dear Future Students… Be more than a piece of paper

Lego Graduate

Dear Future students, please don’t fall for the illusion that the reason we go to university is to be graded; the pretty piece of paper that gives us gratification that we can finally get the job that we want. I am in my final year at university studying Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management, so admittedly my…

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How to become a ‘Hot Caller’, not a ‘Cold Caller’

Fire phone

I can’t believe that I  actually just read an article on LinkedIN entitled ‘The best way to cold call’. In some aspects I understand what they are trying to do, but seriously! – have you ever picked up the phone to someone cold calling and thought “Oh that was cold, take my money”, I certainly…

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Why Retail Workers Are The Best At Building Relationships

Retail

  I can’t believe that when writing up my CV the other day I had reduced my retail experience to one line! In shock I decided to do a little reflection on my 2 years of Retail. I see so many posts these days joking about the irritating things that occur in the day to…

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