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Organizational Success – The Ultimate Secret

Read any book about organizational success – whether in a multinational or a small business – and the key to organizational success is related to something business-like: leadership, sales,  customer care, profitability, etc. Any reference to recreation and fun is almost always as an add-on. For example, a company retreat with balloons and treasure hunts once a […]

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9 Key Soft Skills To Work On

When you think about self-development or development of a team in terms of soft skills, there are 9 key soft skills that one can consider to be essential and that are usually missing from many executives. These soft skills are spread across 3 categories – professionalism, critical thinking and followership… (more…)

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People Management – 4 Key Steps

Probably the single most important element in people management is to enhance employee engagement. According to a survey done by Gallup USA, only 28% of U.S. employees are engaged. So what are the other 72% doing? Imagine the impact of this on the bottom-line performance of organizations… (more…)

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Give Constructive Feedback

You can download here a tool that provides some tips on how to give constructive feedback to improve your human resources management as well as the motivation and performance of your employees. You may adapt it to your business needs and employment conditions. Click the image below to access the web link:     Interested in […]

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Diploma in Management and Leadership

All of the latest management and leadership modules in one diploma program The first batch of this brand new diploma over 12 weeks with evening classes will start soon at MDi Pakistan. This program, like the successful Diploma in Entrepreneurship (4th batch now in progress) is also offered in collaboration with IFC (a member of the […]

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Principles of Adult Learning

Adult Learning Theory tells us that being an effective educator involves understanding how adults learn best. Andragogy (adult learning) is a theory from the 1970′s by Malcolm Knowles, an American practitioner and theorist of adult education. The theory proposes a set of assumptions about how adults learn. It uses approaches to learning that are problem-based […]

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What Motivates Us?

Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money, the carrot-and-stick approach. That’s a mistake. Daniel Pink, a researcher on the subject of motivation asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, at home-is the deeply human need to direct our own […]

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MDi Partners with IFC

MDi Pakistan has recently signed an agreement with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to be a training delivery partner for the world-class Business Edge program, an IFC Innovation. A proven and tested system in many countries around the world, the Business Edge program provides practical training solutions to small and medium organizations as well as larger […]

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