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Human Cruelty- A worse case of Humanity

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 2, 2019 Social

We have always been watching movies of genocides, humans hunting humans, hating, excruciating and brutal killing. It seems unbelievable as to how someone kills another being of his kind in such a cold-blooded manner. This is not just limited to movies, in reality, it is true and can be called the worst form of humanity. Does it happen that you feel better when something bad happens to your colleague at the workplace who has long been your competitor? Background of the Theme Jews were taken as rats by Nazis during the holocaust. The slaves were being considered subhuman animals by their masters and many underwent inhumane treatment as well. After the cruel episode, humanity planned to decide the process of dehumanization because it was when the formal doors for genocide and cruelty were opened. Humans tend to harm and cause pain to others for the sake of seeking pleasure. If...

How to Take Back Your Control of Your Life

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 27, 2019 Life

In the movie ‘Yes Man’, Carl was taken aback by the painful experience of divorcing his wife that he developed a negative outlook on life to cope. To help, a friend brings him to a motivational seminar that encourages participants to say “Yes!” in every opportunity. After the which, things took their turn in Carl’s life. When he said “Yes”, even though reluctant at first, he felt “happier”. Otherwise, saying “No” brings misfortune. The movie ends when Carl realized there’s no supernatural phenomena happening to him. He does have control over his choices and he can opt to be happy regardless of the circumstance. Many of us have become like Carl, who has taken one negative event to alter our outlook in life. At worst, we develop stress and anxiety that impair our health and rob us of the quality of life we deserve. Some of us have even taken...

How to Maximize Brainstorming in Your Organization

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 26, 2019 Strategy

Need is the necessity of invention. However, we don’t always have the luxury of time to wait for inspiration to arrive before we produce innovation. In this fast-paced and modern world, time is crucial all the time. Whether you are working on a solution to a problem, thinking of a way to battle a competitor, or looking to create a revolutionary product to get ahead of everyone in the market, it is beneficial if you and your team know how to bring your ideas together to reach a common goal. For organizations, brainstorming paves the way for the best ideas that come. Why Brainstorm? Brainstorming is a great way to collaborate and get creative juices flowing. For a leader, it is healthy to do brainstorming consistently and not only when faced with challenging situations. It stimulates the brain to continuously generate ideas, as well as ask questions that could potentially...

How To Manage And Unblock Bottlenecks

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 25, 2019 Strategy

Unblock Bottlenecks A problem occurs in a process when the input comes faster than using it to create output in the next step. The term compares property (information, materials, products, and human times) to water. When water is poured from a bottle, it must pass through or through the neck of the bottle. The wider the Bottleneck, the more water (input assets) you can pour. The smaller, or narrower, the Bottleneck, the less you can pour - and you end up with a backup or “Bottleneck.” What are the types of Bottlenecks? Short-term Bottlenecks Short-term Bottlenecks caused by temporary complications. A great example is when key team members are sick or on vacation. No one is available and qualified to take over their projects, which causes a backlash in their work until they return. Long-term Bottlenecks Long-term Bottlenecks occur all the time. There will be an example when a company’s...

How-Make-Root-Cause-Analysis-Work-for-Your-Organization

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 24, 2019 Strategy

While we cannot always test the waters before we go through them, we can resort to a systematic way of analyzing a situation and mitigate the risks and of identifying a problem and finding a solution. We can follow these steps like we used to back in middle school in Science class: Identify the problem Observe and analyze Formulate a solution Make a conclusion For organizations, you can follow the same backbone but only to expound step two, resulting in more outputs for step three, which also broadens your ability to cope with it the next time the problem happens. Quality management is important for organizations as it centralizes the quality standard across all the branches of the organization. These branches were asked to simultaneously follow the same approaches as well as use the same tools and techniques to address a problem. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is one of the...

How to Find Wisdom from Other People's Experiences

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 23, 2019 Social

Learning starts the moment you are born At first, learning is like a survival instinct. As an infant, our mind is a tabula rasa or blank slate. Eventually, learning finds more things to write on it. And over time, it becomes a culmination of our experiences and knowledge, which gives birth to our behavior, personality, and wisdom. When we were young, learning is limited to the things that our parents, environment, and culture are imposing on us. But there’ll come a point where we experience struggles, learning is a natural tendency. It is our means to bail out of our situation. Painful experiences also propel learning. Like a seed left buried in dark soil, somehow, it forms roots and finds its way up and grows in search of the sun. Learning is a Lifelong Skill The pursuit of learning is a skill that we have to master. In this unpredictable...

How To Deal With Friends Or Family Who Borrow Money From You

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 22, 2019 Social

One way or another you will have a situation in which you must deal with friends or family who borrow money. Due to economics and many other reasons, this is more common these days than ever before. It is easy to loan money to another person, but should you do it? The answer is yes and no. There are factors to consider and there are times when you will have to say no. Today we will teach you all you need to know about this matter. Should you give money or not? The first thing you will have to do in this case is to decide should you loan money or say no. To get the answer, consider how important that person is to you. Why he or she needs the money and how reliable that person is. He can get a loan from a bank, which is regulated and...

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