Posts tagged ‘workplace’

May 19, 2010

Top 5 Ways to Change your Negative Vibes to Positive

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

In matters of communication, be it home, your workplace or office or in general, a lot of what we ‘give’ and ‘receive’ depends on our vibes, comprising of following:

  • body-language
  • facial expressions
  • speech tone
  • speech speed
  • eye contact

Here is a list of top 5 Ways to Change your Negative Vibes to Positive, and a guide for self-help to make the transition easily and effectively.

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May 8, 2010

Behind The *Asterisks*: Firefox Addon, making life easy

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Behind The *Asterisks* (EladKarako Mod) is a 7 Kb Addon provides a Fast Way To View The Content Of The “Password Field”, which normally Shows only Asterisks representing real characters.

This add-on has no configuration and really easy to use, simplicity at its best; It shows the content of password field as a normal text field.

If you are Firefox-ing at office,

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May 6, 2010

How to Disable a USB port in Windows

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

For many IT managers USB port connectivity can still pose a large threat to company security. One quick down-and-dirty method is disabling the read and write from any system USB port. This can be done through a quick registry edit.

To prevent users from connecting to a USB storage device that is connected to a computer that is running Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, or Windows 2000, here is a quick guide, how to disable a USB port:

To disable the access to USB port, in windows XP and 2000:

1. Click Start,

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May 5, 2010

6 Great Tips to Make Best Use of Your LinkedIn Profile

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

LinkedIn is a great way to manage the information that’s publicly available about you as a professional. Here is some advice on how to make best use of your LinkedIn profile and to make the most of the service.

Your LinkedIn network not only consists of your connections but  your connections’ connections, and the people they know. LinkedIn has over 65 million members in over 200 countries. Therefore LinkedIn profile  serves as a passive job magnet, since recruiters and hiring managers use the site for locating candidates.

Here is a list of 6 Top suggestions for you whether you are an aged user or just starting your LinkedIn account / profile as a beginner:

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May 4, 2010

7 Body Language Signs you should be aware of at your Workplace

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Here is a list of bare essential 7 Body Language Signs you should be aware of at your Workplace / Office.

  1. I’m the boss.Interlacing your hands behind your head, while leaning back in a chair with one leg crossed, sends the signal that you feel comfortable and dominant. Only the senior person in a meeting should do this.
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May 3, 2010

Top 8 Management Mistakes to Avoid at Workplace / Office

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Manager’s role in coaching employees is key to financial success and a profitable business and not the strategies or the systems of the firm. They ensure implementation by others when they walk the talk and lead by example. Organization staff members do hold managers to a higher level of commitment, integrity, and doing the right thing.

First-time managers face many obstacles, between learning to delegate and navigating the rungs of the corporate ladder between executives and employees. Here, eight easily avoidable missteps to help you on your climb to the top.

  1. Don’t Micromanage Especially for first-time managers,
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May 2, 2010

Top Words to avoid at Workplace

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Here is a list of specific words and phrases that are used by some people to buy time, avoid giving answers and escape commitment.

If you use these words and phrases yourself, cut them out of your communication v.i.z. thinking, speaking and writing. Words like these make you sound noncommittal, undependable and untrustworthy.

  1. Try Try is a weasel word. “Well, I’ll try,” some people say. It’s a cop-out. They’re just giving you lip service when they probably have no real intention of doing what you ask. Remember what Yoda says to Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: “Do or do not–there is no try”.
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