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Do business meetings scare you? Would you rather stare at the ceiling as if it were the most interesting thing in the world and avoid talking to people at social events? Don’t worry! You’re not the only one. The prospect of talking to people you don’t really know, freaks most people out. Knowing how to engage in small talk is necessary in business though. So, read up on how to improve your business conversation skills.

Your boss: the forbidden fruit in the Eden that is your office. We get it! It’s hard to resist that charm, that intelligence and that confidence, but dating the boss probably isn’t going to end up in a fairy-tale ending like Laida and Sir Miggy did. So, if you’re dating your boss or your officemate seems like they’re in a relationship with their boss, mull over these points:

Ah, e-mail, making work life easier since the 90’s – but when you spend your whole day sending e-mail after e-mail, it kind of gets easy to overlook some mistakes. You don’t want to be made fun of by your officemates because you forgot to spell-check or because you accidentally sent a joke e-mail to your entire company, now do you? Not to worry, we’re here to remind you of some e-mail mistakes you should make a point to avoid.

“Would you rather be liked or respected?” It’s a weird question to be asked, because it’s really silly to think that it’s impossible to be a leader that’s respected and liked as a person. You don’t have to be Miranda Priestly, respected but absolutely feared to the point where she’s referred to as a devil, nor should you be like Michael Scott, who is nice enough as a person, but isn’t a great boss. Here are a few things to remember to balance being respected and liked:

If you want your team to be happy and engaged, simply providing them with free food, bean bags, or gym membership discounts isn’t going to cut it. Sure, those things help but what really gets a team going even in the worst of times is a good employee-employer relationship. So, here are a few tips to strengthen the employee-employer bond, as well as the employee-employee bond:

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Jefferson B. Desamito, 36

Solutions Enablement Supervisor

I have learned the best and important part of my life from JRP which is confidence. My journey in JRP has always been helpful, the sessions were very attractive, practical, goal-oriented and emotional, too. I personally started benefitting and saw the improvement in myself from all of the sessions/ class I have attended.


IVYNNE SHAINE J. MARIGMEN, 20

Far Eastern University Manila, 3rd Year
Personality Development Program Level III

John Robert Powers taught me how to be the best of myself. My facilitators also taught me how to be confident, how to look good with other people, and to socialize with everyone. They taught me to become the best Shaine I can be. Thank you, JRP!


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