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…

A leader that inspires

A boss will always be considered the head of the company. She directs the organization. She makes the decisions. She gives out the tasks. There is a sense of authority as founded on power bestowed upon the leader. With this, the organization and the people are better led to something to be achieved. A leader says the same…

Teaching & Training

If there is one profession I can’t give up, that would be teaching. I once told myself right after college that I would become the best speaking teacher there is in any university, well, at my university just to size it all down. But brought about by the drive to work, earn, and experience the…