Tag: administrative management
Jeremy Lin sure knows a thing or two about scoring (courtesy of streetball.com)
Establishing clear goals is one of the most important things you need to do in any organisation which you work in. Otherwise known as objectives, goals provide an end point for one to aspire and work towards, providing purpose and meaning to any endeavour.
The analogy of sports provides the clearest example of goal setting. With a clear goal in place – kicking the ball through the goal posts, throwing a ball into a basket (who haven’t heard of Jeremy Lin?), or hitting a ball through an opponent’s racket – players and spectators alike would know where to focus their energies and emotions.
One of the most important yet neglected skills in today’s workplace is note taking. In an age of instant communication, smart phones and ever smarter social technologies, the discipline of writing good minutes still has its place.
Wait, hang on a minute, you say. Isn’t it just the secretary’s job to pen down the proceedings of a meeting/forum/brainstorming session? Couldn’t we rely on our memory to remember what the follow ups to a discussion are?