The 5 Cs of Team-building

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” –Andrew Carnegie Running a company, even if it is a small business, needs a team of committed and capable employees who can get


Anger Management

What Is Anger?

When something interferes with your achievement of a goal or desire, the developing frustration results in a feeling of tension and hostility. That feeling is referred to as anger.

Example 1, Lucille wanted to clean the kitchen but her husband insisted that she rest instead. Lucille felt she was being treated like a child, viewed her husband’s attitude as condescending, and became very angry.

Example 2, Susan just got a call from her doctor’s office cancelling her appointment for the next day. Susan had been anxiously awaiting the day of the appointment and became angry about the unexpected change.

Example 3, George watched from the sideline as his two roommates played tennis. George felt angry because his physical limitations prevented him from participating.

Example 4, John’s mother told him he would be more healthy if he took better care of himself. The comment made John angry.


What are three types of anger?

Anger In: This is feeling angry but directing it toward oneself, or inwardly directed anger. It is depression or suppressed hostility.

Anger Out: This is feeling angry and directing it toward other persons or things, or outwardly directed anger. It is the showing of repressed hostility and resentment.


Bill Gates – Chairman, Microsoft Corp.

William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft had revenues of US$51.12 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2007, and employs more than 78,000 people in 105 countries and regions.


Ten Reasons You Weren’t Hired

1. Your CV missed the mark

Many job seekers make the mistake of using the same generic unfocused CV to apply for very different positions in different industries. Your CV should to the extent possible be tailored to the specific job you are targeting and should show in a very direct manner skills, qualifications and experiences that directly come to bear on the given job. If you are targeting a number of different jobs, have different CVs for each job type so that your CV can be customized to the unique requirements of each industry.