In recent years, recognition of human factor is increasing and perhaps is the most important resource of any business. The employee performance can greatly influence the achievement of the business goals, the provision good-quality products and services and consequently the creation of the competitive advantage, which is what the ultimate goal is. In this context, improving employee performance is a crucial factor, as all companies seek to increase employee productivity in various ways. Therefore, it is understood that the human factor is the essential asset for a business that can help sustainability and growth of the organization. For these reasons, adopting various coaching methods is, for all companies, more than a necessity.
The capacity to communicate effectively and efficiently is one of the most important skills in one’s life. Communication is about transferring information so to understand better the World.
Stress and anxiety about exams can be very overwhelming. Everyone reacts slightly differently to stressful situations. Our reaction to stress depends upon our background, personality and upbringing, our previous relevant experiences and our culture.
For more than two thousand years, Aristotle, Heraclitus, Descartes and several others, have tried to describe the learning, memorizing, seeing, perceiving and reasoning, mechanisms.
Another success story for a New York College student! Manos Papyrakis, a Business Management student at Bolton University, is the co-founder of the DayTrip4U network which has been awarded by the World Travel Awards, as the best website in the world for excursions. His motive for implementing this project was the knowledge he gained from the Project Management course.
Often in class we talk about ‘transferrable skills’ - a skill that you can use in one environment that can also be used in another – for example – doing PowerPoint presentations. During your College career, you learn how to create and give good presentations to your instructors and classmates. This is a skill that will be valuable in your professional career when presenting to colleagues and clients.
In emotional eating we eat to cover emotional needs. Our emotions are very strong and overwhelming and can easily be misinterpreted as biological hunger.
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October each year. This year the World Health Organisation has announced that the goal of the 2020 World Mental Health Day is increased investment in mental health. We know from past experience of health emergencies and economic crises that the need for mental health and psychosocial support will substantially increase in the coming months and years. Investment in mental health services, after years of chronic underfunding in most parts of the world, is more important today than it has ever been.