In these situations, being resilient helps you deal with and stand up to the rejection. Here are some strategies on how to deal with rejections.

How To Deal With Job Interview Rejection by Violet Dhu

Resilience in The Face of Rejection No one likes to be overlooked or rejected at job interview. As we move forward with our career plans for 2020, one of the areas that we need to build resilience around is rejection. I recently presented at the Australian Association of Social Workers, WA branch and one of the topics that came up …

The reality is that audiences don’t remember everything you say and to ensure they do remember what you want them to remember, focus on one main topic.

Focus on One Main Topic by Peter Dhu

When public speaking and presenting, make sure that you focus on main topic or one main idea. The reality is that audiences don’t remember everything you say and to ensure they do remember what you want them to remember, focus on one main topic. The alternative, which I am sure we have all seen on occasions, is called a “scatter …

The reality is that perfectionism will have some impact on all of us. But if you allow perfectionism to win, this will mean you never start public speaking.

The Myth of Public Speaking Perfectionism by Peter Dhu

Have you ever let perfectionism stop you from public speaking? You know, you are waiting until you have your topic down pat, your slides are perfect, you are 100% confident and you know for sure it will be a success. I recently spoke at a conference and although I did lots of preparation, it was not my usual topic, had …

Always remember to reframe because in solving an issue or a conflict, it’s not about reacting; it's about choosing how you respond.

Reframing Your Words Can Make a Conversation Less Difficult by Violet Dhu

One of the most powerful tools that you can use to lead difficult conservation and keep it on track is Reframing.  This means taking the heart of what the person says and interpreting it into a framework that is more helpful. The way an issue or problem is phrased can influence your attitudes and your colleagues. The meaning we attach …

A Service Mindset When Public Speaking by Peter Dhu

Public speaking is still a big worry for many people in business, leadership and management. People continue to avoid public speaking, get nerves or in the worse case have such a great fear that they limit their possibilities as a result. I have seen clever capable people not apply for a promotion, because they knew the new job would require …

Why Clarifying is Important in the Workplace by Violet Dhu

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there” ~ Lewis Caroll, Alice in Wonderland” We have all, at times, had to follow vague, unclear or nonspecific instructions. These unclear instructions can be confusing and can result in errors, miscommunications and low team morale. Seeking clarification If you have a boss or supervisor who is unclear in their communication, …