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3 Ways Cognitive Science Help Us Communicate & Decide Better

Cognitive science is an analysis of science spans in many levels of organisations, from learning and decision to logic and planning. Yrjo Engeström & David Middleton in their book titled Cognition and Communication at Work discussed that communication at work is affected by psychology of individual cognition. Cognitive science of individuals unconsciously drives us to […]

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August 16, 20191:38 pm
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Workable Strategies in Handling Workplace Arguments

Workforce is a place where ideas from various unique individuals are gathered and contested. No wonder, it becomes a place where arguments are more likely to occur. Fortunately, disagreement can be so critical that it leads to creative solutions and progress. Unfortunately, disagreement might also lead to chronic arguments that affect business bottom line. A […]

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August 15, 20191:13 pm
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Surviving Office-Less World with 3 Viable Ways

Long gone the days where offices and workers are working in an office-centric workplace. Organisations today are dominated by technology and automation, making work and communication more agile. According to a report from Aruba, the use of technology, especially mobile devices, on a daily basis is unavoidable as it has become as much a part […]

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August 14, 20191:34 pm
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5 Common Biases Leaders Possess & 2 Solutions that Help

As a leader, do you think that your judgment is based on fact and that you are far from bias decision? The truth is, consciously or unconsciously, we are all having bias judgement and decision almost every day. And biases are what keeps us from considering a broad range of options and even blinding us […]

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August 13, 20191:42 pm
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Managing Communication Frequency with Remote Team

Communication is key to smooth employee management, especially when it comes to managing remote workers. As your employees are not in the same room as you, it might be difficult to keep your eyes on them all the time. Therefore, it is crucial to establish an open communication line with a remote team because unclear […]

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August 12, 20191:46 pm
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5 Practical Solutions to Build & Retain Employees’ Confidence

Derived from Latin word fidere that means “to trust”, confidence is the number one personality trait that can help an individual survive changes, be it changes in oneself or the world. Having confidence will allow individuals to have better self-motivation and self-esteem as well. Significantly, self-confidence can help an individual take risk and face challenges, […]

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August 9, 201912:15 pm
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Should You Always Say YES to Everything Your Manager Tasks You?

Being the nicest person as well as the top performer in her new company, Amanda cannot refuse every task and favour assigned to her. Every time her colleague, manager, or supervisor approach her to hand over more tasks to her plate, she always politely answer, “Sure, I’ll do it. When will you need it to […]

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August 9, 201912:00 pm
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Leaders, Stop Saying These 5 Phrases to Employees

Just like parents at home, leaders are the role model in an organisation. They become the first place to run to when something is going wrong. Their actions and words have a substantial influence on the business and team. For these reasons, leaders should demonstrate appropriate behaviour and attitude, possibly at all times. As a […]

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August 8, 20191:29 pm
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Can You Help Me? – The Right Way to Ask for Help at Work

Chances are, everyone would have ever been in a position to ask for other’s favour, especially in a crucial situation. Unfortunately, not everyone likes to be asked for help, especially if being asked rudely. At the workplace where everyone wants to be seen as a professional, expert, and confident individual, asking for help can be […]

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August 6, 20192:13 pm
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Leader Tips (2): How to Engage Your Managers

In the previous leader tips article, we have discussed how manager experience gives a great impact on employee experience and company bottom line. The article mentioned that managers are the blood of an organisation that can either make or break change initiative within an organisation. However, a study showed that managers are prone to get […]

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August 5, 20191:38 pm