We have been taught since childhood not to judge a book by its cover. However, reality can often be disappointing, as a Harvard study suggests that it requires a series of eight subsequent positive interactions to alter the negative impression formed by a botched first introduction. Thus, it is needless to say that the ability to introduce yourself in a better way is a crucial skill that may forge new relationships, open doors to new opportunities, and leave a strong first impression.
We live in an era of communication and transparency. While being able to convey your message properly has and will always be a challenge, there are several guidelines and strategies you can use to make your messages clearer and effective, thereby increasing the impact it will have on your readers.
In this digital age and increased connectivity, it is quintessential to build a strong professional network to succeed. A strong network helps you to advance in your desired industry and provides access to new and fresh opportunities. Below, we explain the significance of networking and how you can venture out to build a professional network.
Email is one of the most widely used mediums of communication, and certain email etiquettes should be maintained, especially for professional instances. From sending an email to your superior at work, your colleague or putting forward a convincing sales pitch, email is the way to go. So, here are 10 email etiquettes to consider when writing or replying to an email.
Criticism is part and parcel of life. It is quintessential in improving our choices and actions. It can help us reach heights that we might not have achieved otherwise. However, no one likes being on the receiving end of criticism, as it can be a hard pill to swallow.
A good morning routine can drastically change your life. We know some of you are not morning people in general but unfortunately, much of society revolves around them so it will not hurt to have a routine of your own to make sure you are on top of things. Here are a few things to keep in mind while formulating your morning routine so that you can become your most successful self.
There is a good reason why we are encouraged to pick up the habit of maintaining a journal from a very young age. Most of us tend to give it up as we grow older and truth be told, it does become a bit difficult to keep up with as our schedules get busier. However, we should all look into journaling again and try to resume the practice as it has a few amazing benefits that can drastically change our lives.
It’s a diverse world and no two people are alike. As viewpoints differ, some gel together seamlessly while others clash and cause friction. This is expected, and quite natural. However, what if you find that you are unable to befriend anyone at all, and that everyone shuns you from their circle. It might be time for some introspection.
Small talk often starts with pointless questions such as “How are you?” According to research, these are three of the most useless words in the world of communication as the person asking is least interested in the response and the person responding hardly ever tells the truth. So, what can make small talk interesting enough to lead to an actual conversation?