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7 Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

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7 Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

We all procrastinate from time to time. Procrastination occurs when we avoid tasks. There are a number of reasons why someone may procrastinate. We may avoid tasks that we find unpleasant. We may also procrastinate tasks that we don’t feel confident we can do adequately. Or we simply may avoid tasks by consistently prioritizing other things that need to be done. Even if we perform other work-related tasks instead of the ones we dislike, we are guilty of procrastination. Unfortunately, procrastination will hinder our long-term success. However, with the proper skills, you can overcome procrastination.

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Setting your 2022 Goals: A Guide

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Setting your 2022 Goals: A Guide

Happy New Year from everyone at Corporate Training Materials!

This time of year is an excellent opportunity to reflect on your professional goals, and set your objectives for the upcoming year.

Have you considered the best ways to strategically set goals? This will give you more clarity on the steps you need to take to meet them.

This is our guide to effectively setting your 2022 goals.

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Foster a Positive and Productive Workspace with Our Tips and Tricks

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Foster a Positive and Productive Workspace with Our Tips and Tricks

Did you know that the average person spends 90,000 hours at work over the course of their life time? That is almost one third of your life (!!!). If you are working in the corporate world, this means spending a lot of time in one designated space. Whether it is a corporate office, a desk, a cubical, or a home office; your work space is a major part of your everyday life.

With this being said, it is important that your workspace is organized, comfortable, and conducive to being a happy and productive employee. When you look at your workspace, consider how it makes you feel. Content? Stressed? Productive? Comfortable? Motivated? It is likely a question we don’t ask ourselves often. But if you take some time to think about how your workspace can be optimized, you can boost your productivity and morale.

Here are our top categories with tips and tricks to consider when sprucing up your workspace.

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Your Jargon Guide to the Corporate Training Industry

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Your Jargon Guide to the Corporate Training Industry

Corporate training is an ever-changing industry that is consistently evolving over time through changing circumstances and increases in technology. With that comes many terms and phrases to describe innovations and the latest trends. As global leaders in this industry, we at CTM have put together a glossary that defines some of the most common terms we use every day in hopes that you can better understand corporate training and its many nuances. We consulted CTM Sales Representatives Hailey Conley and Seth Rozee for the most relevant and commonly used industry lingo. Here is our Jargon Guide: Corporate Training Edition.

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Celebrating World Book Day: Boost Your Soft Skills Training with Reading

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Celebrating World Book Day: Boost Your Soft Skills Training with Reading

Happy World Book Day! Every year on April 23rd, we celebrate the joys and benefits of reading since the beginning of human communication. Books play a major role in how we connect with others and learn. At CTM, we believe that reading from a young age can translate to adults that are well equipped to enter the workforce. Reading is beneficial to not only children and their development, but also adult and corporate learning. In this week's blog post we discuss the benefits of reading and how various reading formats can be incorporated into your corporate training.

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