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Managing your e-mails efficiently

K.J.McCorry's picture

Email is now the primary source of communications and information sharing in the workplace; it is vital to be efficient and organized with all email correspondence.

Email will consume your workday if you let it. The compelling feeling that you have to stop your current action and read the incoming email at the very moment it is received can translate into a huge time-waster.

Email needs to be one of your priorities, with its management scheduled along with other tasks you need to complete each day.

Different Leadership Styles

Larry Kryske's picture

Leadership is the art and science of getting things done with other people. The most important words in this definition are “getting things done.” Leadership is not solely about planning, intentions, or dreaming.

Rather it involves achieving specific, measurable, time-dependent outcomes. Visioning and planning are only part of the leadership equation. Translating those visions into reality takes courage and determination.

The effective leader: a primer

Anthony Griffin's picture

This Knowledge Pill on effective leadership answers these core questions:

  • What is leadership?
  • Is leadership the same as management?
  • What makes for an effective leader?
  • What skills does a good leader have?
  • How are people motivated to work?
  • What About 'Style?'

Along the way, we will learn what some experts can teach us about this topic, the differences between managing and leading, and how you can strengthen your skills as a leader.

Advanced Networking Techniques

John Heckers's picture

We've all heard that networking is the most effective way to generate new business, stay in touch with colleagues and new developments, polish your company's image and even find a new job.

But networking can seem as mysterious as the other side of the moon for many people. Most networking classes don't help much, as they go over the same old techniques that we've all heard a million times.

How do the expert networkers really do it? How do some people seem to know (and be known by) everyone, while most folks only know their office mates and neighbours?

Digital Marketing

Kendall Allen's picture

This module will focus on simplifying the historic timeline of digital marketing's emergence - identifying key players and points of reference, providing current context, and delivering you practical, quick lessons on method and terminology to assist you in your daily pursuits.

We will ground this presentation in the progression of the medium and arm you with a usable frame of reference and methodology as you adopt today's principles and platforms into your evolving marketing practice.

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Design for Clarity

Rune Pettersson's picture

The major facts how to design a text document for good legibility.

Graphic design is the art and craft of bringing a functional, aesthetic, and organized structure to groups of diverse elements.

Deliberate typographic variation is used to present the content in the text in a clear way.

The legibility of a graphical message is determined by the technical design of texts and pictures, that is, their clarity

Helvetice size example

Text Design

Rune Pettersson's picture

A competent introduction on international standards, how to create a professional business or scientific text document.

"When a document is to be read and understood by several people, there is reason to expend effort on achieving information of good quality.

We should use good structure, correct English, as well as a clear and consistent writing style.

Good text design is simple and direct."

Introduction to Information Design

Rune Pettersson's picture

Information design for technical and scientific documents comprises identifying of a problem, analysis, planning, presentation and understanding of an effective and efficient message:

its content,
language and
form.

In information design the main objective is to provide information materials needed by the interpreter in order to perform specific tasks.

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