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Find Yourself: 3 Routes to Self-Discovery

Find yourself and reclaim the real you! But how do you embark on a journey of self-discovery? Although to some it may sound like a vague task, there are some practical things that you can do. In this article we’ll discover three possible routes to finding yourself.


Getting to the Root of the Problem!

Stressed? You’re not alone! No one is resistant to it. It’s just the way people handle their stress that makes a difference. If you are struggling to cope with stress and to find sustainable solutions, this blog is going to show you how to get to the bottom of your stress problems. And as everyone knows, getting to the root of a problem is already half the battle. (more…)

The Connection between Good Time Management and Good Health

It’s all about health! People are becoming more aware of their general health and want to adopt new habits to live a happier and healthier life. However, many people struggle to achieve the lifestyle balance they want. This is caused by the issue that many people don’t know about the impact their time management has on this process. Read this article if you want to learn how to make a difference. (more…)

Time management: what is metacognition?

Making decisions isn’t always easy and can take up huge amounts of time. Time you might be able to spend more effectively elsewhere. Being aware of your own thought processes will ensure that you’ll spend less time on making substantial life and business-related decisions. Learn more about it by reading this article.



How you Learn from your Experience

Several studies have shown that an educational input provided by experience results in higher learning achievements and retention. By reading this article you will learn how to make the most out of your past and future experiences.


Being a Great Manager is About Being a Leader

The 21st century has seen some fundamental changes in how managers carry out their work. There are many different management styles today. No matter the organisation, a manager at his or her core still needs to be a leader.  In the race to redefine management and leadership, are we perhaps losing this very basic management skill? It is an essential soft skill to being in a supervisory or management position. If you feel that your managers lack it, Bookboon has the solution.


The Middle Manager: Learn How to Improve Your Ability to Lead

The most effective way of improving your ability to lead others starts with yourself, and the skills and experience you possess. Self-knowledge is the starting point for personal development, and the soldier’s questions can help each of us to understand our purpose and motives. Important stuff, but how often do we pause to reflect in our busy lives? (more…)

Excel 2016: Using Worksheets and Workbooks

excel-2016-core-part-11-ebook-bookboon-blog Learn how to work with worksheets by reading this article. It’s as easy as 1, 2, and 3!


How to keep record and find your data fast and easy

Excel can be compared to a real book and we call that book a “workbook”. A workbook can contain one or several pages, which in Excel, we call “worksheets”. Now, imagine a workbook containing lots of information all mixed-up in only one worksheet; for instance, a company’s financial statement for five long years. Would you be able to locate specific information, like a month’s report, easily? Obviously, the answer is NO. That’s when the idea of having multiple worksheets becomes handy. Excel indeed is a great tool, especially for record-keeping, and of course, finding.

What to Do to Help Stop Bullying at Work

When you are being bullied at work: What should you do? When you are being bullied at work: What should you do?


Possible actions when bullied at work

“Not everyone has been a bully or the victim of bullies, but everyone has seen bullying, and seeing it, has responded to it by joining in or objecting, by laughing or keeping silent, by feeling disgusted or feeling interested.”

Being bullied is sometimes the most horrifying thing a person can experience. What makes it depressing is not the act itself but the regularity of the act. When you are being bullied frequently, you feel down and hopeless. As a result, you tend to lose confidence and morale. These feelings also affect your productivity and efficiency at work. You tend to lose balance and concentration, making you more vulnerable to bullying. The bullies will never stop until you lose control and give up.

Stress Symptoms: The Mechanics and Causes

Stressed at work or stressor at work? Stressed at work or stressor at work?

Understanding the mechanics of work related stress

Working in the 21st century environment is a lot easier if we are going to consider the technological advancement we have. However, the present time also triggers many work-related stress that if not handled well may cause illnesses and disorders.

Stress is “the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demands placed on them. It arises when they perceive that they are unable to cope with those demands”.