Skip navigation

Bookboon.com The best way to educate yourself

Author Archives: Christine Funk

Marketing & Social Media Manager

How to Boost Communication Within Your Company: Talking To Stakeholders

In the first article, you learned about individual requirements for communicating professionally. In this article, we will examine what successful communication looks like across departments and business units.  (more…)

Great Leadership: Be the Boss of Your Emotions

This article series is about successful and great leadership with emotional intelligence. In the first part, we examined how you can become more aware of your emotional state at any given moment. In this article, we want to discuss what you can do about it.  (more…)

Great Leadership: Take a Look at Yourself

Great leaders aren’t great only because of their expertise. They are great because they inspire those they lead to do great things, to fully explore their potential. How do you become such a leader? Of course, there are many varieties of great leadership – but they all have one common denominator. It’s called “emotional intelligence”.  (more…)

How to Boost Communication Within Your Company: Start With Yourself

Professional communication structures and efficient knowledge sharing are more important than ever for any company. They reduce unnecessary mistakes and failures and boost efficiency and productivity. (more…)

Altering Old Habits with Change Management

In life, the only constant is constant change. If a business does not adapt to the changes going on around it, it fails. Yet there is a disconnect in that humans are creatures of habit. We resist change even when we identify the changes are for the better. Being adaptable and embracing change management is an important soft skill in the modern workplace and perhaps one of the hardest to impart.  (more…)

How to Resolve Disputes: All it Takes is One Simple Skill (OK, Strike “Simple”)

Disputes within a company, either between two individuals, between rival team members or employees from different departments, can quickly turn into internal fights that are bad for everyone involved. If you want to help resolve them, you need to do something that is much harder than it sounds: You need to listen actively.  (more…)

Goal Keeping: The Right Mindset for Success

Would you consider yourself a good goal keeper? Goal keeping is an art that first and foremost necessitates the right mindset. It is more about how you think about problems, how to approach difficult situations rather than about what you do. Your mindset is the key element that will help you climb up the mountain and overcome obstacles.  (more…)

Career Planning & Development: Climb the Ladder of Success

Are you wondering what the fundamental factors for professional success are and how to plan and develop your career? Would you like to know how to set your goals? Or are you simply looking for ways to increase your reach and reputation online and land your ideal job via LinkedIn?  (more…)

Shaping a Successful Future: How to Discover and Visualise Your Goals

What do you want in life? Are you happy with your life right now?

Sometimes, it can be hard to pinpoint what exactly we want to change in our lives. If you are finding yourself in this situation, you can also figure out what you want from doing the exact opposite: Think about what you don’t want. Brainstorming with the following questions will make it easier to visualise your goals.  (more…)

3 Essential Ingredients for Employee Engagement

Every company would like to have employees who are self-driven and engaged. But can you as an employer do anything to foster this desired behavior? Yes, of course you can. There’s a perfect recipe for it, and all you need are three ingredients: proactivity, challenge, and dedication.  (more…)