The international, research-based Master’s programme in Environmental Engineering at Aalborg University, Denmark offers you the opportunity to participate in the development of new processes and technology, which can form the base for sustainable energy production and resource management. Does this sound interesting? Then just continue reading and find out more. (more…)
At some point in your career you’ll need a professional resume. If you hope to find a new job or a better job, a resume is a must-have if you want to land an interview. You should also have an updated resume at all times because you just never know when a great career opportunity will come your way and you don’t want to have to scramble to put together your resume.
Try these 8 tips for writing a professional resume: (more…)
After they graduate, students of technical fields are often attracted to work at ŠKODA AUTO – a company that they regard as an ideal employer. This is the outcome of a survey carried out by Universum which included feedback from more than 10,000 students from 60 Czech universities. The car manufacturer is also popular among economics students, whose votes placed it in third place. (more…)
Bookboon author Michael Schofield, the expert behind 50 Ways to lead your sales team, gives us a closer look into his eBook, and answers questions about leadership and management. Have a look!
1. You mention 3 zones a worker can find themselves in: comfort, stretch or panic zone. How would you suggest an employee who is in their “comfort” zone evolve to their “stretch” zone? (more…)
Do exams make you nervous? Are you worried about failing or under-performing? It doesn’t need to be this way.
As an aspiring global educator, students from all around the world regularly ask me about what I believe are the most effective study habits. The following 7 tips have been designed for you to SUCCEED when studying for examinations. (more…)
Would you like to be one of the business leaders of the next generation? Then why not consider studying for a Master of Science in Management at the well-known Dutch Nyenrode Business University? Their students develop leadership, entrepreneurship and stewardship skills. In this article we gathered some basic facts about this Master program and the Nyenrode University itself.
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One thing that some of us are good at is remembering all the mistakes we have made in the past. This especially applies to not-so-confident people. It is almost as though they have a running commentary of their failures, their mistakes and their mishaps. This feeds into the negative internal dialogue of “I’m not good enough”.
It is therefore important to release your hold on those past mistakes in order to move on with more confidence. By keeping your focus on the negatives, you effectively drag yourself down and do not allow yourself to progress. You cannot change what has already happened, you can only change what you do in the present.
Let’s take a look at some techniques on how to better deal with mistakes and setbacks. (more…)
How are you supposed to tell if you need more self-awareness if you don’t have self-awareness? It’s a puzzle, isn’t it? Not sure if you need more self-awareness? Look at these big clues that let you know:
1) Whether your results in your personal and professional life are worthy of your potential or not
2) Whether you carry stress-induced physical tension in your body
3) What feedback others would give you and how well adjectives such as: angry, unsure of yourself, unapproachable, impatient serve you.
Pay attention to how you respond to each of these clues. What goes through your mind when you consider if your results are worthy of your potential? For many people, this point poses many problems. They feel uncomfortable by it. Which, as you may have guessed, is a sure sign that the answer is no, and that they probably need more self-awareness.
In the following lines you will find some useful tips on how to increase your self-awareness. (more…)
Bookboon.com author Patrick Forsyth has just published two eBooks on handling bosses and asking for a pay rise. Take a look at our interview of him!
1. Patrick, you have written multiple books and seem have great coaching skills in business as well as personal development. What first got you into coaching?
I began my career in publishing, moved from the marketing of books to marketing management training courses, joined a consulting and training firm in a marketing position and was quickly asked to run some courses (and trained to do so!). It soon became a regular part of my work portfolio. (more…)