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General Career Podcasts
Making the Most of Training. Get ready for training with this podcast which offers suggestions to help you prepare for and get the most from a training session. You may also download the text of this podcast.
10 Tips to Help You Develop Strategic Thinking. Information excerpted from an article by Ray W. Frohnhoefer for http://blog.theprojectnotebook.com and it was also re-published by permission at http://www.pmhut.com. The article offers ways to improve strategic thinking skill. You may download the text of this podcast or the 8 x 11 job aid. Mr Frohnhoefer's contact information is RayF123@aol.com.
General Career Downloads
Being able to communicate with our co-workers, our supervisor and our visitors is a vital tool in today's Parks. The Effective Communication brochure offers reminders to help you prepare for you next important communication.
Productivity. It's what our supervisors and we expect of ourselves. Read this article by Alexandra Gekas for a list of 8 Habits of Highly Productive People. From to-do lists to technology use, the list is sure to have a tip for you.
E-mail is a communication staple these days. Avoid these Email Mistakes and use this tool more effectively.
Muti-tasking....a necessary evil in today's world of work. Yet, some research has shown that being able to multi-task has created a lack of focus on what's important. Tony Schwartz, author of Be Excellent at Anything offers these Three Tips to Help You Focus.
We make decisions every day. Sometimes, those decisions can be made quickly because we know the priorities, or the situation is similar to another situation; but sometimes, we need a more methodical way to think through the options or the complexities of the problem. Here are some links to tools available to help you with those decisions:
Professional employees manage themselves. Here are Ten Ways Leaders Need to Manage Themselves from the Dale Carnegie Coach.
Critical thinking is the foundation for sound decision making and problem solving and is part of any job. Critical Thinking identifies 5 steps to improve your critical thinking.