Category Archives: Social Growth

Hit a Rough Patch? 9 Ways to Ask for Help0

Ask for help instead of groping around trying to figure things out on your own. It saves your time. You will also be able to eliminate worry and reduce stress. In 1998, due to the Asian Financial Crisis, the company I worked for downsized. I lost my job. “No problem.” I said. “With my skills […]

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5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult People0

When you have to deal with difficult people, it can drain your energy and test your patience. Except in certain situations like when you are handling a difficult customer or a boss, you will find it hard to contain your emotions and control your reaction. Management experts have given labels and categorized the 7 types […]

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3 Ways to Stop the Need for Approval0

When you were a child, you were expected to ask for approval and consent before you do something. And you needed validation to confirm whether your behavior and actions were acceptable. Without the go ahead and OK from your parents or the elders, you probably felt lost and unsure. You needed to be told what […]

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7 Ways to Avoid Making a Bad First Impression0

The first impression that people have of you is important in determining how far you’ll go. It is therefore necessary to impress and present your best self the first time around. You got to take the effort to stand out and provide a positive impact. Whether you are preparing yourself for a job interview, your […]

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7 Ways to Improve Your Listening Skills0

It is important to develop your listening skills. Most of us hear what is being said but do not have the knack to really listen carefully. Have you been told by someone that you were not listening? And you insisted that you were by the fact that you were actually sitting right in front of […]

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8 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Rejection0

The fear of rejection is one of the reasons why men don’t ask women out and why some women become submissive. Rejection phobia is also one of the causes why applicants don’t do well during job interviews and people don’t ask for what they want. This fear of being rejected stop people from doing something […]

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How to Be More Persuasive0

Learning to be more persuasive will benefit you in your career and personal life. Developing your persuasion skills will improve your ability to influence people to make decisions or agree with your suggestions. If you are in the sales and marketing field, it can help you gain more profits because you able to influence more […]

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13 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills0

Do you feel challenged by your inability to communicate effectively with your spouse, children, boss and friends? Do you shudder at the thought of having to speak to an acquaintance, a stranger or to more than one person? Interpersonal and intimate relationships break down because of the failure to convey your message. If you are […]

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How to Overcome Shyness0

Excessive shyness or being overly bashful is a sign of insecurity, lack of confidence, a low self-image, and low self-esteem. When you are shy, you feel unsure of yourself especially in the company of others. Some bad experiences during childhood could have caused you to become timid and withdrawn. Timidity can affect the outcome of […]

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