Strategic Management for the Accountants

Teaser from the seminar: The Strategic Management for Accountants. What do you think is the most damaging blow whether to a business, a professional or to a person? Answer: It’s the one you did not see it coming, the one that blindsided or sucker punch you as in boxing. Why? Because you didn’t have any …
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Strategic Alliance: How to Optimize Partnership

Regardless of our talents, if we cannot get along with people (Strategic Alliance), it is unlikely our plans would succeed. All this planning is worthless if we cannot get the cooperation of other people. Why? Because number one, you need someone who is in a position to get you what you want. Example, you want …
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The Strategic Management for Professionals

Our view about strategic management in general is confined only to big companies. We have this concept when we hear strategic management that it is applicable only with large corporations. But did you know that strategic management is applicable to professional as well as on a personal level? Our great misconception is that we hear …
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The French Connection: Communication

Taken from my speech about Communication Styles during Toastmasters meeting Je Suis heureux ce soir, parce que nous alons appredre  beaucoup de choses. Par exemple, les deux langues. Ils ont le meme sens, mais approches different. I am happy tonight, because we’re going to learn a lot of things. For example, two different languages, they have the …
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Mind Your Own Business: Management Consultancy

Rise up, yes you. Don’t dwell on the ditch you’re in. You have to get yourself up from the quicksand of confusion and disorientation. Stand up and start from where you are and move on from there. Mind your own business. Some, if not most of us don’t start out well in life. It takes …
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Thinking from Your Core Being: Stimuli and Action

Thinking from Your Core Being. The author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey said that there is a space between stimuli and response in which you could have autonomy over. This space between stimuli and action is what makes all the difference in the world. It could make or break …
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Negotiation: The fine art in business and life

You have done it before, over and over again. You may not be consciously aware but you are doing it frequently and you feel good about the experience every time you get your way. And what is more is that it feels even better when there’s another party involved who eventually becomes your partner. I’m …
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Integration : When the Hard Enters the Soft

The above title may seem to be taken out of a porn movie but it talks about integration or the joining of two or more entities to produce the desired result. Pardon for the undertone but this is the best and most simple definition I could think of that encompasses an example of integration which …
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How to develop Your Competitive Advantage

Whether we like it or not, we live in a very competitive environment. Regardless if this is on the professional level or inside the workplace or whether these are companies going up against each other in various industries, competition is everywhere. Just look at our natural inclination, we love to compare ourselves with someone whether …
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3 Ways to develop Strategic Thinking

Becoming strategic in our thinking is the apex of acquiring and utilizing the gift which separates us from the lower animals. It entails a lot of discipline and the ability to suspend immediate gratification for something better that would give you the most satisfaction in the future. Becoming strategic requires some self-denial and foregoing what …
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