Mr. Zaheer Hosein
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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.
For the past two years we have been keeping a close watch of the economic crisis within the USA. The unemployment rate in the USA has significantly increased from "4.9% in December 2007 to 8.1% in March 2009." (see note 1) As a result of the economic downturn in the USA there is now a global recession which is now beginning to hit home here in the Caribbean. With Caribbean businesses tightening their belts in terms of budgets, how do you as an employee fear in this global recession? Here are some tips for any employee to ride the waves of the economic crisis and recession proof your job.
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