Are you spending more time managing the interpersonal relationships between your employees than actually helping your team meet their goals? Is communication between your team members wrought with tension? Do you sometimes feel like you are working with a bunch of 12 year-olds, instead of business professionals? Is your office more like a war zone … Continue reading Employee Team Breakdown
Do you have to deliver a presentation but don’t know where to start? Use these quick tips to get you on the road to creating good content. Most speeches consist of three main parts: Introduction – Gains attention and orients to the focus of the speech. Body -Sets forth the main ideas and develops or … Continue reading Creating a Good Presentation
All too often, we watch presentations in which the speaker starts off by telling you who they are and what they are going to talk about. The problem with these intros is that they are boring and much of the audience tunes them out. If you want to capture people’s attention at the beginning, … Continue reading Effective Presentation – Create a Powerful Introduction
The idea of speaking in front of an audience sends terror into the hearts of many. Will I say something stupid? Will I forget my speech? Will I sound like I know what I am talking about? Will I bore my audience to tears? Conquer that fear with training As with anything, the art of … Continue reading Afraid of Public Speaking?
Emotional Intelligence and effective interpersonal communication are important tools in the workplace, but getting a handle on these skills is not always simple. Understanding the motivations of others, as well as being able to best express your ideas to others, can be central to building a strong team for any project. When these elements break … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence and Effective Interpersonal Communication
Sales. Some people are just born to do it. Right? Not so fast – There are specific tools and techniques that can make anyone a Sales Superstar. Mission Critical Training’s Introduction to Sales and Business Development course can give you the skills you need to develop leads, wow with your brand presentations, and get your … Continue reading Introduction to Sales and Business Development
2017 is fading into the taillights, and now a brand new year of opportunity is opening before us. We here at Mission Critical want to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year. We even have new course offerings to help make that so. Brand new for 2018, in our Microsoft Training series, we … Continue reading A New Year is Here!
I’m often asked what employees need to learn about working remotely. The majority of success for a remote team is dependent on management – how the team is managed and the systems in place to support them. However there is one key area that remote employees can focus on: their visibility. When an employee is … Continue reading How to Be a Successful Remote Employee
When teams work remotely, and are dispersed across multiple locations, team members can become isolated and cut off from their team coworkers. This can stunt communication, since it is not generated as a natural byproduct of working in the same location together every day. So how do you ensure you keep them communicating as much … Continue reading Getting Dispersed Teams Communicating
Many remote managers make the mistake of trying to establish their credibility through demands and force. Have you ever had a manager tell you a new policy or procedure is being implemented with the reason of “because that’s the way it is” or “that’s what I decided” or “it is what it is.” How did … Continue reading Establishing Respect In Managing Remote Employees