Professional business networking is a branch of exclusive social life, and the skills of engaging the attention of a key individual must be matched by diplomatic methods of disengaging.
Anger management training will be increasingly needed to equip Western managers, with their combative dialogue, for the anger-free boardroom culture of China and India.
Social Media, with their user-generated content, is the biggest data revolution since printing. But it can set up workplace stress through addiction to sites and thoughtless copying-in of material.
The recent shutdown was a small version of a world crisis, for which we need to be prepared. Such rapid corporate change would require the immediate application of many forms of stress management training
Today’s work-culture makes it harder to enjoy that full night’s sleep we need. Sleep deprivation especially affects the creative thinking and decision-making that increasingly makes up our day’s work.
It’s easy to get blasé about the world’s greatest engineering marvels when you’ve been hearing about them non-stop for months. But you should never lose your sense of wonder about them.
Sensational reports of economic breakdown in Dubai ignore the global nature of the current economic crisis. The UAE retains a brilliant mix of creative and technological strength, says stress-guru Carole Spiers.
Stress-guru and motivational speaker Carole Spiers ends her last visit of 2009 to Dubai on a note of optimism, based on what she has just seen and heard, confirmed by some encouraging forecasts on stress management.