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Active Listening

 

Essential skills in a creative leardership conversation are listening and hearing the words of others while listening to yourself. When a person experiences deep listening; it creates a safe space where she/he feels heard and respected. As understanding grows, turst also grows. words are heard, emotions are felt and we respond. One term used for this deep listening is "Active Listening"

There are three types of listening (please feel free to practise role play) 

Push Cart Drivers in May Pen Receive Cash

Nutmeg under tongue to increase stamina and protect from the haters. Wet asphalt increased the race difficulty. Sponsors and emergency vehicles…Check. Push Carts… Check. Strong able bodied cart pushers… Check- Or at least so they say. All was in place for the Annual Push Cart Derby in Clarendon on December 28, 2014.

Mobile Payment Solutions - 'Conec Mobile Wallet'

Can we all say YES!!!! one more point well more like 5 more points for Jamaica.

At its release at the CRU Bar, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. The Jamaica Co-Operative Credit Union League (JCCUL) revealed its newly rebranded Mobile Wallet, called Conec Mobile Wallet. This is in partnership with Paymaster Jamaica Limited, Mozido Jamaica and Centralized Solution Limited (a subsidiary of The JCCUL).

Photographs for Job Applications

You never know the significance of something until you actually need it and trust me, you are going to need professional photographs when applying for a job. I was applying for a job online and they requested one passport size photo and one full length photo. I'm a person that takes numerous photos but when I was going through my photo database I realised that I did not have a current passport sized photo no older than six months! I did not even have a professional looking full length photograph!

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Start-ups

Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work for them, as well.

5 Ways Di Christmas Can "Catch You In A Good Mood"

5 Ways Di Christmas Can "Catch You In A Good Mood"

"Nuttn naa gwaan fi wih!" is often the cry of Jamaicans, from all "stations of life". 

This cry often bellows out of the souls of beings who are downtrodden due to the "stresses of life" that arise from:

November is Drug Awareness Month

November is recognised as Drug Awareness Month. In light of this, the National Council onDrug Abuse (NCDA) has planned events for the month to promote communityinvolvement in tackling the issue of drug abuse. This year’s theme is Empowering Communities for a Safer, Healthier, DRUG-Free Jamaica.