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Scheduling Training at the Last Minute can be Really Stressful!
We’ve arrived at that time of year. You know, the time when we suddenly wake up to all the things we’ve been procrastinating with and realise that time has actually run out!
Published on 29th of Nov 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

The Silly Season can Wreak Havoc!
Sorry about the negative title, but we hear some chilling examples of ‘office-party-gone-bad’ tales when hosting sexual harassment workshops.
Published on 27th of Nov 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Fellow Travellers in the World of Diversity…
It seems like ages since I last put fingers to my keyboard and produced a blog. In actual fact, it’s been about a month – and what a month it has been!
Published on 15th of Nov 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Training is a Cool Profession…
We often have the opportunity to work in small, intimate groups on our workshops. I find this to be really beneficial as it affords the group a chance to study situations and material in depth.
Published on 13th of Nov 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Why I Value Communication Skills and Why You Should Too
During my varsity days, I was a volunteer for a community youth movement. In this youth movement, I took up a few positions. Many people thought I was crazy for giving so much time towards this organisation – university was so demanding already. Looking back, maybe I was a little crazy but I really gained so much experience and skills that I am able to use in the workplace today.
Published on 16th of Oct 2017 by Tamara Benatar [ read more ]

Ever Feeling Overwhelmed?
Everywhere I turn, I seem to be encountering people who are sinking under the weight of the demands of life, most particularly at work.
Published on 28th of Sep 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Real Skills for Real People!
We work in a dynamic industry where new ideas are constantly being propounded. This phenomenon can be the life blood of soft skills training. However, unless we’re discerning, we can end up with workshops full of ‘new’ and exciting theories and tools which over-promise and under-deliver.
Published on 26th of Sep 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Qualified but Unemployed
It’s a fact that these days, a university qualification does not guarantee you a job.
Published on 18th of Sep 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Discretion and Social Media
A group of workshop delegates and I had a very interesting discussion, centring on the level of privacy we can justifiably expect when populating our social media pages with personal information.
Published on 13th of Sep 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

Words are Powerful!
Words really do have power! Completely contrary to this ancient idiom: "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm me!"
Published on 11th of Sep 2017 by Carolyn Kessler [ read more ]

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