“Get involved.” It’s something that Garrison Duke has said to inspire both colleagues and clients he has worked with in the not-for-profit sector for the past 15 years. “Get involved. Grow with skills and help sustain yourself through work and community connection.” In this Afro News community member profile, we find that he is following [...]
As children near and far return to school, The Afro News highlights yet another story of individual and community achievements that support youth education. Through its support of the Sage Foundation , The Afro News has provided scholarships and other support dedicated to the development of youth and continued education opportunities locally. With its international [...]
Dear Friends, I think of you when I write about topics you have told me you want to read about to improve your social and business skills. And, when I pick the topic independently, I still imagine I am talking to YOU as an individual, as ONE person at a time. Perhaps you feel this [...]
When you don’t have the advantage of the local language, or the ability to use a common language, however, it is useful to be aware of non-verbal messages. A full 93% relies on tone and body language.
By Helena Kaufman : It’s summer time, and even if you are not in summer school, there are lessons for you to enjoy. They’ll help you relate better. You’ll be meeting people on the streets, the beaches and the outdoor patios and don’t forget, many summertime networking meet and greet opportunities. So, we’re reprinting this [...]
You’re back! I hope you’ve had a superb summer. Here are 7 strategies you can apply now to make changes for an autumn full of success for you. Today, your Communication Culture column focuses on what it takes to make a stellar start happen. You don’t want to return to the “same ol’ same ol” [...]
The great big greeting confronting us all, however, is still: Merry Christmas. What do we say to an exuberant “Merry Christmas” well wisher when we are:
In our last visit here, the challenges with some types of organization really hit home (and at work) with readers. In feedback, I read that many of us have these little “hic cups” in our home or working space. We all spend a bit too much time in each day and then in any year [...]
The clearer, precise and concise your message is the more success you will have with it, and therefore possibly the more money you will make.
ORGANIZE your Space. Organize your Mind
Do more than think out of this mythical box everyone talks about. You really only have two choices: Fit in, or stand out. You choose according to the situation. But, be ready to stand out from the crowd. How?