Skills Mauritius

Building a Skill Set That Employers Want

As I was working on this morning’s roundup, one quote kept ringing back at me: “If you do a job where someone tells you exactly what to do, they will find someone cheaper than you to do it.”

16 Aug 2013,

The Secret to Effective Communication? What You Do Before You Open Your Mouth

Next time you make a presentation, or lead a team meeting, consider the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's slogan, "Think. Breathe. Speak."

06 Aug 2013,

50+ Job Skills You Should List on Your Resume

There are lots of reasons it might be hard to cobble together a decent resume.

02 Aug 2013,

Do Your Negotiating Techniques Create Value?

It’s no longer a game of hard-ball. Today’s negotiations are about more than just money

28 Jul 2013,

Reading Hack: Skip to the Punchline of Any Book

In many books, authors will preface their “lessons” with stories and parables about their lives or others lives in order to solidify a lesson. Learn how to automatically skip to the ending with these reading hacks and still understand the lesson at the end of the day.

19 Jul 2013,

Time Flies: Here's How to Slow It Down

Science offers ideas about how to reconstruct that feeling of long, slow days you remember from when you were a kid.

09 Jul 2013,

How to Be an Extraordinary Sales Manager

Sales managers must play many different roles to ensure that the entire company succeeds.

17 Jun 2013,

5 Tricks for Working With Millennials

Your youngest employees are creative, bright, and a complete disaster to manage. Here's how to turn the mess around.

22 Apr 2013,

The Unexpected Secret To Being A Great Salesperson

The study found that extreme extroverts and extreme introverts get just about the same (not great) results – and that the people who get the best sales results are those who can flex between introverted and extroverted behavior.

16 Apr 2013,

The Most Important Sales Skill of All

Here is a four step process to hone your ability to successfully sell anything to anyone.

02 Apr 2013,

How to Tackle Three of the Toughest Interview Questions

You got the job interview. You prepared by studying the company and thinking about your interview answers. Now what? What separates candidates who get job offers from everyone else? It turns out that interviews are not merely about answering the interviewer's questions.

20 Jan 2013,

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Public Speaking

Important Thing to Note No. 1: You're not as bad a speaker as you think. "When we have people give talks in shyness groups, they often do much better than they thought they did.

01 Jan 2013,

Cool Tool for Public Speakers

Take this quick self-assessment and improve your public speaking skills.

31 Dec 2012,

Top 4 Traits of "Future Proof" Employees, According to 1,709 CEOs

What should you look for as you recruit new hires in 2013? As an employee yourself, what traits will serve you best in the years ahead?

31 Dec 2012,

The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better at Absolutely Everything

Great insight moves your career, organization, or business forward. The problem? Most people are terrible at asking questions. Learn from the pros how to do it right.

26 Dec 2012,

The Top 6 Communication Skills That Will Get You Promoted

How To Communicate Executive Presence. According to a new year-long study by the Center for Talent Innovation, leadership potential is signaled through an employee's gravitas, communication skills and appearance.

11 Dec 2012,