Clear your mind and reduce anxiety to efficiently meet your deadlines

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Writing under Pressure — abstract illustration
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Coping with writing pressures


The three stress-building behaviors you should try to avoid when writing under pressure

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Reducing Stress When Writing on a Deadline — abstract illustration
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Relaxing


Understand personal strengths that enable you to perform at your best

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Solve problems, optimize processes and eliminate waste

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Using Jidoka and Standardized Work — abstract illustration
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Using Jidoka to Solve Problems


How to use a priorities matrix to set and deliver on your goals

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Assessing Time and Prioritising — abstract illustration
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The value of setting goals


Optimize project management to achieve strategic goals

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Hoshin Kanri Strategies — abstract illustration
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Hoshin Kanri and the PDCA Cycle


People make fewer mistakes in an organized setting and they’re more productive

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The 5S Process for Workplace Organisation — abstract illustration
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Sort and set in order


Open lines of communication and foster a cooperative culture in the workplace

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Responses to Constructive and Destructive Criticism — abstract illustration
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Constructive criticism


To avoid being sidetracked, you need to know how to handle such people

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Strategies for Handling Difficult Colleagues

Show you are listening


Make sure that disputing parties are happy with, and accepting of, your imposed decision

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How to Arbitrate — abstract illustration
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Managers are more like referees

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A consultant, trainer and author specialized in management, corrections and industrial relations

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