Advice on maintaining confidence when unemployed
Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity. We need it in our personal lives and we certainly need it at work! It means we can “bounce back” from difficult experiences.Research has shown that resilience is ordinary, not extraordinary. People usually show resilience but that doesn’t mean they don’t experience difficulty.Resilience isn’t necessarily something you are born with it – you learn how to show it.
Most change is a mixture of hard and soft approaches and the strategy chosen usually reflects of the underlying culture of the organisation! How the mix works is critical because if it is not well managed it can become fraught with conflict and demoralising for people in the organisation; it can lead to a schizophrenic approach to customers.
All change requires some form of communications/media management. It’s vital that you have a strategy in place especially if you’re hoping that social media will play a role in your career advancement or your business survival business.
10 ideas for being a great boss in an recession
One thing is for certain, the recession will end and there will be an upturn in the economy! What can we do?
Even when you can’t give bonuses, personal recognition goes a long way in making people feel valued and motivated. Here is how to do it!
In an earlier post on being a great boss in a recession we spoke about having ideals but not being idealistic – not being a perfectionist but expecting good quality! Here is a useful article from About.Com which should help!
Here is an inspirational story from Global Voices Online about just what social media can achieve in terms of helping to manage change. More at the link below. Nearly 15 years after a ceasefire agreement put the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh on hold, a lasting peace remains …
Prioritize – observe, repair, plan, rationalize, keep your customers warm, think the unthinkable, communicate!