Trend Setter: Snack Culture
Today, media snacking is a way of life. In the morning, we check news, tweets and tap out emails on our laptops. At work, we graze all day on facebook, videos and blogs. Back home, the giant HDTV is for 10-course feasting - say, an entire season of 'Mentalist'. In between are the morsels that fill those whenever minutes, as your mobile phone carrier calls them: a 30-second game on your Nintendo DS, a 60-second webisode on your cell, a five-minute podcast on your MP3 player. T
Your Hands at Work
How important are your hands? Do we take time to care for our hands? Have you actually thought of it? Well, our hands does lots of work for us.. and sometimes we take it for granted. Our hands are just like the people in our organizations. They are the ones that gets things done. Well, I have a little story to share about our hands... Over the weekend, I was sitting down on my couch giving myself a much needed manicure. I realize that my right hand does most of the work, but
By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.
We are inspired by the renowned philosopher of all time, Socrates. The very essence ofhow we developed our workforce should evolve around his profound quote. "By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn." It is of vital importance that your managers and talent pool are continuously learning and leading the workforce to achieve your organizational goals and results. Many organizations have taken progressive approach of leveraging their internal talents to train the
People Mgmt in Action
Global, May 2010 – Effective 15 May, MiniWorkshopSeries HR in Action will now be known as People Mgmt in Action due to the demands of our current clients. This will refine their target demographics to include all managers rather than strictly HR practitioners. The People Mgmt in Action Track is designed specifically for any departmental/division managers in your organization; a general understanding of how to manage their people’s performance, development and staffing proced
Can your Managers train your workforce effectively?
Training is so much more than standing in front of a group of people and reciting facts or rifling through slides. It is most vital for trainers to be able to engage their audience to think, reflect, learn and change for the better. Doing so could make the difference between being a good trainer and an exceptional trainer. The most crucial characteristics of a Corporate Trainer, is to have relevant subject matter expertise. Nothing is worse than having a Trainer who has no ex
Is training critical in your organization?
Corporate Training and development is a key factor that influences the overall performance of any business. It is important to determine the required training and skills of staff by evaluating them. Certain people may require more training to work better. In other cases, the staff may need specific skills, which could be the cause for their bad job performance. The competencies of your workforce are critical in the overall performance of your organizations. Many organizations
MWS Indonesia New Fresh Websites
MWS International has been very pleased with the level of interest from potential clients following the announcement of availability of MiniWorkshopSeries products and services in Indonesia. Under the leadership of Anthony Dio Martin, MWS Indonesia has created a niche in the marketplace. With the uptake from BCA, Manulife, Anugerah Corp and many more progressive organizations, MWS Indonesia is heading towards a successful business model to help organizations mobilize their ta
MWS Trainers Kit v4.2 release
International, 6 April 2010: MiniWorkshopSeries announces its release of MWS Trainers Kit v4.2. The MWS Editorial and Creative Team has worked hand in hand with our corporate clients and MWS Partners, to further improve on products and deliver the best to the market. MWS Trainers Kit v4.2 has added features, Supplemental Activity sheet for Trainers for each of the titles available. This will help the MWS Licensed Trainers to have extra/alternate activities to make their train
Creative Thinking: The Enchanted Mind
Let it not be news exactly how important creative thinking is. Indeed, there is tremendous power by just being able to change your perspective from old to new. Not only it is critical in an organization’s progress, it makes people and business more enticing too. Remember, the market changes in alignment to the development of society’s mindsets. Linear thinking is simply a no go today, organizations need to step up and be interesting. Contrary to popular belief, creative think
MWS Dress to Impress
International- 7th May 2010. MWS unveils its latest addition to fashion. A figure flattering polo-T! All the staff gleefully wore their t-shirts as a symbol of unity. Unwrapped from its plastic case, the t-shirt smelled of freshness and promise of comfort and warmth from the outside elements. Shielded by this soft yarn material, everyone in the office worked zealously with a newfound energy. Now available for you at RM49.00 each. Order them today by emailing info@miniworkshop