Notes on Presenting
Lecturing, presenting, addressing a group – these are tasks many of us must perform, in a variety of situations. But all presentations have one thing in common – they should engage the audience in an enjoyable thought process that leaves them better informed. Here are some notes on making a presentation more interesting and memorable.
As a professional organisation IPMT promotes critical thinking at all levels of the management and employment hierarchy.
This paper identifies the nature of thinking in different organisations, and the benefits of training for staff to think critically and independently.
Writing from Scratch
Do you ever have to write about something important, but you don’t know where to start? Business or science writing, essays, memoires, projects, reports – you know there are some good ideas floating around, but how can you get them flowing into a working document? This simple system derives from decades of technical, business and creative writing projects, and I’m still amazed how effective this approach can be. There are also a few tips on creating solid prose that might help in any writing situation.
Ethics in Business
Business ethics is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics, that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business environment. It applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and entire organizations.
Collaborative communication involves clear, honest statements about your beliefs, needs, and emotions. When you communicate collaboratively, you share your opinions without judging others for theirs.
You advocate for yourself when necessary, and you do it with politeness and consideration because it involves respect for your own ideas and those of others.
It is said that “sunlight is the best disinfectant”. Transparency in any organisation ensures that business is transacted ethically, and that everyone is treated fairly.
Transparency is more than just a PR or marketing ploy for a business.
There are significant advantages to productivity, trust, culture, and morale when an organisations embraces transparency.
Solution to All Problems
The Science of Creative Intelligence has been called a solution to all problems. But is this possible? What would such a solution actually look like?