Ms. Leah de Souza-Trainmar Caribbean
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For someone who has never willingly participated in any sports, I am constantly in awe of professional athletes. Their determination, focus, vision, planning and preparation are of constant inspiration to me.
I surprisingly found myself following the documentary of Oscar de la Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. before their highly televised match on May 5th 2007. I had never before watched a boxing match and knew little of the boxers themselves. The unwavering focus of Mayweather in particular was astounding – constant training at all hours of the day, no distractions that would negatively impact on training, and a support team to help him eat, sleep and breathe boxing. While it may have appeared extreme, these conditions were self-imposed and self-rewarded.
When at work, do you ever find yourself thinking any of the following?
- I just don't know what I'm supposed to do.
- It doesn't really matter whether I do this or not
- My boss is not human
- My co-workers are impossible to work with.
- This place is the pits.
- I'm only in it for the money
If you answered yes to any of these statements – and I'm almost certain you did – you have most likely fallen prey to low motivation.
Motivation is that inner drive and sense of purpose and value that keeps us committed to achieving a desired outcome.
To outsource or not to outsource, is a question which many businesses are faced with today. The choice to outsource by a business is a crucial one which must be carefully researched before a decision is made. According to Weatherly, “outsourcing is an accepted management tool for restructuring and refocusing the way an organization does business.” (see note 1) When deciding on outsourcing, a business should first weigh the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing.
As AIG has shown, the values an organization espouses are nothing more than hollow promises if the leadership team does not embody them
People like Robin Stearns and Mark Heuer have taken job hunting to a new level in today's troubled economy.To help find work for her husband, Stearns started the site myhusbandneedsajob.com. ...
Everyone likes the idea of eco-friendly foods, but selling them to the public takes physical and mental ingenuity
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Even in this brutal job market, there is great demand for those who can see beyond their desktop and offer a world view in tackling problems
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