Assess Your Presentation Skills

Your presentation skills are a reflection of your expertise and professionalism; regardless of the size of the group, you must be able to deliver your message in a way that emotionally connects with your audience, while at the same time, effectively conveying your...

Overcome the Barriers to Communication

Communication is more than just the sharing of information. Communication occurs when both the sender and receiver have a common understanding of both the substance and intent of the message. True communication is difficult at the best of times, but especially when we...

Project Definition Checklist

The start of a new project is an exciting time for both the project manager and his/her team. Everyone has that that initial enthusiasm to make this the best project ever and to ensure that the end product is delivered on time and on budget. However, with that...

Special Announcement: Free Book Offer

Shaun Hopkins Seminars is publishing a collection of its Weekly Best Practices in a book titled, The Motivational Manager: 150 Tips on How to Manage Yourself, Your Team and Others. We would like to know how the Weekly Best Practices have helped you to become a more...

Remember to Smile at Work!

Put on a smile at work! A smile shows your colleagues that you are both friendly and confident. This confidence will increase your ability to positively influence others. A smile creates a relaxed working environment for you and your team and helps you to improve your...

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired...