3 Types of Conversation in Events Hosting

Event after event, events hosts come to life not simply to entertain but to maneuver the actual the flow of the program. I have been hosting occasional events since I was 20, and it has been a great experience to me. It is not about the script, but the audience, that’s what I thought. The…

When Attitude Just Says It All

  I have been working since 2009. Right off college graduation, I never thought of taking any vacation. To me, it was the real world facing me. No more school-related activities and no more academic comfort. I thought to myself the moment I stepped out of the walls of the university that I have to…

Hold Change: A Perspective on Innovation

Heraclitus once said that change is the only constant in life; and there is nothing in the world that doesn’t change. It has become the consistent thing seen in life. This has often become the belief despite the uncertainty in many life affairs. Personalities and people change. Times change. Business move along. Trends come, go,…

Topic-starters: A Training Technique

I have been doing process training for this in-house BPO company in Manila for 4 years now. It has been a journey, I must say. But it was rather an experience I have gained on my own. I may have interacted with different people, some of them contributed to my progress, while others just provided…

Learner Types in a Training Setting

Corporate training may seem luxurious as a profession. Dressing up well and talking nice seem to work, and this creates an interesting picture. But in reality training isn’t what it seems to be. It requires energy to facilitate, an active mind to cope with the circumstances, flexibility with the changes, will to endure the outcomes,…

The Long Stay at Work

Human resources personnel continue to struggle on retention. Retention programs after retention programs have been created to make people stay. These may be successful in the general sense, but what is not tackled is what motivates people. On a business level, it is best to resort to extrinsic means of motivating people. Increase in salary,…

Career Leaps – Coincidental?

Normally, we strive for the highest position in our career lives. We may start at the very lowest pit, and aim for the highest. That’s what’s making the corporate world dynamic. It makes people move around given many opportunities. Moreover, this striving up the corporate ladder is a process and not just an overnight deal…