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Making Mistakes at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

So You Made A Mistake At Work (What Do You Do?)

This article first appeared in part in The Guardian Nigeria.

Are you one of those who believes that to be successful, you should have made at least one mistake along the line?

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

– Conrad Hilton

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

– Albert Einstein

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Employee Management - Zinny factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Focusing On The Employees: Development Is Key!

A big challenge for many businesses is managing employees. Growing your workforce from one member of staff to fifty may be easier the bigger and more popular your business gets but managing people with different backgrounds and personalities is not an easy thing to do.

Growing a team is one thing but developing each team member in a way that benefits them as well as your company is the challenge.

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Network the right way - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Tips to Keep in Mind to Network the Right Way

Have you ever thought to yourself “oh, I should really try to network more and maybe I’ll grow my career?” Did you know that eighty-five percent of jobs are filled through networking?

If you’re an entrepreneur or freelancer that works alone, coworking has become the go-to means for networking as it helps you meet colleagues that share the same goals. It equally minimizes any form of depression as a result of loneliness.

We hear how networking is of importance and you’ll be brave if you haven’t subconsciously compared yourself to someone who in your words has been able to attain success through networking.

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Communication in the workplace - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Improving Communication in the Workplace

*This article first appeared on ProSky

Communication occurs in our everyday lives and is therefore inevitable in the workplace. It’s something we all have to do and need to pay so much attention to. Communication isn’t just about what is said verbally, but also includes nonverbal cues.

This is enough reason why it should be so important to improve communication in your workplace, in order to avoid any form of miscommunication where necessary.

The risks of miscommunication are not worth realizing in a work environment. It can create challenges such as a conflict between members of staff or lack of trust. Negative communication can also have an effect on the morale of employees and may create a situation where employees or departments begin to work in silos.

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Networking for start-ups
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Networking Advice for Budding Startups

One of the most important factors to keep in mind when growing your company is networking. Networking is your ticket to climb up the business ladder so that you can achieve greatness in a shorter amount of time, but you’ll need to prepare yourself before you take on the challenges of networking as a business leader.

To help make things easier for you, here are some essential advice that you’ll need as a startup to make networking a breeze.

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Fear of Phone Conversations at Work
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

If you have the Fear of Phone Conversations at Work, You can Overcome it Now!

I had something close to a heart-to-heart talk (phone conversation) with someone in the past and I’ll never forget what this person told me. He said: “Everyone has their own struggles no matter how trivial it may appear.”

And quite honestly, I felt this soothing calmness in my nerves.

For one, I was very relaxed to know that he actually appreciated that I might be going through my own storms even if it’s not worth anything to him, depending on what his life encounters have been and what he sees as a challenge or not.

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How to approach your boss with a problem
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

4 Steps for Approaching Your Boss With a Problem

*This is a collaborative post.

No matter where you work or what you do, you’ll always have to communicate with people. There are times when problems will arise at work that involve other people. Even if you work from home on your own, you may have an emergency that means you have to disappoint a client.

Although working online often means you have increased flexibility, it doesn’t mean you’re exempt from things going wrong. So, how do you approach someone you work with, with a problem?

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The Immigrant Worker

How to Communicate Better as an Immigrant | Canadians HAD NO CLUE what I was Saying!!

This video is real. I’m sharing the challenges I’ve had to deal with as an immigrant in the workplace and communication seems to top the chart. I also share tips that have helped me communicate better as an immigrant in this new video.

I tell true stories and of course, I don’t end it there. Watch the full vlog and chitchat and let me know what you think in the comment section. I love it when I hear back from you. I hope you enjoy and learn something from my experience.

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negotiating at work
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Learn How Millions of People Negotiate at Work

When many people hear ‘negotiation’, they think a pay increase, but it shouldn’t be. Is a salary increase the only thing that can be negotiable in the workplace? From my experience, it isn’t. I’ve been able to negotiate other things from time to time.

If everyone shared the same belief and thought like we did, life might have been somewhat easier to navigate. Reality check— that’s not so! Learning the art of negotiation is the only way out.

At work, you’ll encounter various types of people with diverse personalities. It becomes imminent that negotiating your way around things and reaching a compromise mutually benefiting to both parties is the proper way to handle affairs in the workplace.

Some people are not aware of this and believe that everything should go their own way, but since you are a member of the Zinny Factor community, I’ll be sharing a few ways I’ve learned to incorporate the art of negotiation.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

5 Tips to Improve your Communication with a Co-worker

I receive several questions from time to time from readers which sort of relate to how to deal with another employee at work or a boss. Most times, it all boils down to communication which can be quite tricky because everyone is unique and there is no one way to treat everyone.

And it dawned on me. I’ve been giving advice to my readers on how to work with people, for the benefit of others it’ll be a great idea to share general manners on how to communicate with co-workers in the workplace.

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