Training Programs for Your Company

Busy managers and business owners know that it is important to train their staff so that their employees will know how to work efficiently and perform well in the workplace. Most of the time, however, busy managers do not have the time to train their people as they have other equally important and more urgent …

How to Discipline Employees Without Hurting Their Feelings

All bosses will eventually have to correct their staff whether they like it or not. It simply comes with the territory. As a leader or a manager of people, your role is to guide your people towards the right direction. This often means supervising and monitoring your staff closely. If they make mistakes, as their …

How to Earn Respect as a New Manager

A Reader Wrote: Dear Ms. Jhoanna, I have just been promoted as the new manager of my department. Although I am thrilled with this, I am having difficulty dealing with my subordinates who, just a few weeks ago, were my peers. I feel awkward telling people what to do and they are not used to …

Leading Multiple Generations

Have you ever experienced being a boss to someone who is so much older than you? Have you ever been promoted to a position that requires you to lead co-workers who have been with the company so much longer than you? Or have you been at the receiving end of this situation—being placed under a …

Successful Delegating

Have you ever experienced assigning a project to someone and feeling an overwhelming urge to just do it yourself because you think that doing so will produce faster, better and more efficient results? If so, you were probably experiencing the challenge many of us face with work delegation. If you have OC tendencies, delegating work …

Beating Stress in the Workplace

Work-related stress can seriously affect your emotional, mental and physical well-being. Today, let me share with you some of my favorite quick and easy stress-busters to help you beat stress. Get Organized Personally, my number one go-to stress reliever is cleaning and organizing my things (i.e.┬ádesk, cabinet, bag, bed, wallet, etc.). There is something very …

Stay Safe During Your Daily Commute

So many taxi crimes have been reported by leading newspapers and news shows. There was the case of an HR officer from a Call Center Company who rode a cab and was shot on the face by the cab driver who turned out to be a robber, after she refused to hand over her belongings. …