To Err is Management

To Err is Management We all make mistakes at work, and when you’re in management, there’s a whole new crop of common mistakes to make and learn from. The trick is to minimise their impact, absorb the lesson and move on. Better yet, adopt the wisdom of those who’ve...

Tips for Public Speaking

Tips for Public Speaking Feeling some nervousness before giving a speech is natural and even beneficial, but too much nervousness can be detrimental. Here are some proven tips on how to control your butterflies and give better presentations: Value your own self-worth...

The Art of Delegating

The Art of Delegating It used to be that when you joined the army you could do anything from cook to build missiles. Today, you can buy Starbucks coffee on a major US Navy aircraft carrier. That’s delegation in action. We all remember the term ‘core competency’ from...

Dealing with Procrastination

Dealing with Procrastination As Mark Twain is supposed to have said, ‘never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow’. You can find a hundred puns, non-sequiturs and jokes about procrastination online. In fact, you may well go and do so right now...

Handy Help for the Tradie

Handy Help for the Tradie As avid users of the latest communication technology, M.B. Secretarial Services has a wide range of clients the world over. We enjoy our work and the people we work with, especially when we can educate clients and colleagues on the many...