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Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) – How to Manage Your Suppliers Effectively

[ad_1] © GettyImagesfranckreporterHow do you manage the supply chain that feeds your business? Could your organization thrive – or even survive – without its suppliers? Maybe you depend on other companies for critical manufacturing components, or you rely on an external IT provider to keep your website up and running. Perhaps you outsource   your cleaning and catering services to keep your offices shipshape and your workforce well fed. Establishing and maintaining good relationships with suppliers can save you money, add value to your business, and help you to achieve your strategic goals. But how do you assess which suppliers matter the most? And what level of connection should you have with them? In this article, we look at how...

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Newsletter 508: How to Tame the Internet!

[ad_1] How to Tame the Internet! When the whole world is at your fingertips, digitally speaking, how can you find exactly what you’re looking for on the internet?Whatever you type into your search engine, it will likely return more pages than you could ever need, so learn how to refine your searches with our article, Seven Ways to Find What You Want on the Internet.Knowing how to gather information effectively comes down to good organization, and you can explore some of the basics of working efficiently with our articles, How to Be Organized and The Art of Filing.Enjoy this newsletter! ...

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7 Things Every Spiritual Person Seeking Purpose-Driven Success Requires

[ad_1] We live in a world where it is normal to settle for a lot less than we are capable of.  And when you are the weird one that decides to set your mind on a vision so big you are too scared to say it out loud, then you definitely need these 7 things. 1. Selective Hearing There will be those who feel the need to tell you what they think, even though you did not ask for it.  Choose not to hear them.  there is a story of Vincent van Gogh being asked how he could expect to create great art when he only had one ear and he simply said – “I cannot hear you”.  That may...

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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Relieve Your Chronic Pain

[ad_1] As scientists prove the many benefits of daily mindfulness practice, more Westerners are getting interested in meditation. A recent study found that 8 percent of Americans meditate on a regular basis. Although meditation is one of the most popular mindfulness practices, any exercise that forces a person to pay attention to the present moment could be considered mindfulness – other popular mindfulness techniques include yoga, journaling, and even long walks in nature. The benefits of all mindfulness exercises are the same: better sleep, increased vitality, reduced stress, and, believe it or not, less physical pain. Mindfulness: A Cure For Chronic Pain? That’s right, many chronic pain patients have found relief from years of suffering by practicing mindfulness on a...

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10 Things to Avoid Before Going to Bed

[ad_1] After working for the whole day, running from one place to another, handling boss and irritating colleagues, the only thing which can make your day is a good sleep. But good sleep doesn’t mean lying in bed for 9 hours and still feeling exhausted after waking up. A good sleep means that even after taking 6 hours of sleep, you should feel recharged again to work for the whole day.Although there are many things which you can do to get a good, relaxing and deep sleep there are also many habits which you should never follow before going to bed and in this blog post, we will be looking at those 10 things which you should always avoid before...

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Coping with Change – How to Make the Best of a Stressful Situation

[ad_1] © iStockphotosborisovSee change as a positive force. We are updating this resource. Meanwhile, please see our new article for a more in-depth look at the Lazarus and Folkman Transactional Model of Stress and Coping. For more information on dealing with the stress of change and guiding your team through times of change, see our resources on the Emotional Cycle of Change and the Change Curve. Or, see the Stress Management menu for help with Coping Strategies. He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. – Harold Wilson, British politician How much change have you experienced in the last year? Perhaps you've had to learn a complicated new software...

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Six Steps for Succeeding Without a Handover – Transitioning Blindly Into a New Role

[ad_1] © GettyImages4x6Taking on a new role without an effective handover can be like trying to work blindfolded. As the elevator rises, Abigail's heart is pounding. She tells herself, "Whatever you do, just keep looking confident." Abigail feels proud and excited about her sudden promotion, but it came after her predecessor abruptly walked out, for reasons that Abigail is still unclear about. As a result, there's been no handover, no guidance, and she feels completely "at sea." Taking on a new role or responsibility can be tough at the best of times, but doubly so if you start with no transition process, and no communication or overlap with your predecessor. In this article, we'll explore the challenges of starting a...

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From the Experts: 6 Tips to Stay Motivated, Anytime, Anywhere.

[ad_1] We all have our own moments of doubt, distress, and complete laziness. But what usually determines someone`s success or failure is your ability to stay motivated especially during their toughest times.  I`ve worked on this topic for years and below are some of the things you can do to stay motivated. 1. Work Your Negative Thoughts OutTony Robbins was right when he said the difference between you and success is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself. These limiting beliefs are keeping you in doubt and the only way to stay motivated is by exposing them to journaling and expressive writing. Studies have found that those who completed four weekly journaling sessions for eight weeks were less worried and more...

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How to Journal Your Way to a More Positive Life

[ad_1] Our minds can be our own worst enemy. We can so easily become our biggest critics, letting ourselves drown in negativity, and getting so low that we can’t possibly see any light ahead. When we get to these low points in our lives, it can seem endless, but all it takes is a shift in perspective and the determination for change. It’s going to take active measures and commitment to invite positivity into your life and make it the most valued guest in your mind. I find that journaling is a fantastic way to jumpstart this journey as it requires a healthy amount of introspection, planning, and reflection. These 5 journaling activities will challenge you to focus on the...

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5 Surprisingly Small Habits Research Shows Will Make You Happier

[ad_1] There are many ways to increase the 40% of your happiness that’s under your control. My research has shown that some methods involve quite a bit of time every day, and some methods don’t. I’m concentrating on the ones that don’t because I’m guessing that you’d adopt these quicker—and become happier quicker! 1)  Good News: Only Once a Week Instead of Daily Researchers at Harvard Medical School explain that gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish their good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships. Positive psychology studies show that gratitude is strongly associated with happiness. Gratitude expert Professor Robert Emmons says, “Gratitude is a turning of the mind. It’s not what I don’t...

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