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SDIL Training Courses for the month of March &April 2019
Happy new month
Please see below some affordable courses this new Month
Effective Performance Management /Appraisals for HR professionals and Administrator
Date : March 4th
CPD certification option
Upholding Ethics,a positive work attitude and Communicating professionally to maximize productivityDate : March 5th
Conflict Management & the Act of Negotiation
Date : March 8th
CPD certification option
Total Quality management (TQM) and Cost reduction Essentials
Date : March 12th &March 13th
Advanced Sales and Marketing Training for Winning New Business
Date : March 15th
Building Emotional Intelligence and Effective Leadership skills in Managers at workplace
Date : March 19th
Improving Business processes and Cost reduction for Team leaders &Managers
Date : March 21th&March 22th
Effective Change management in a workplace
Date : March 28th&March 29th
Two day Project Management course( PMP) for Busy executives and Managers in Workplace.
Date : April 4th&April 5th
CPD certification option
Building Emotional Intelligence and Effective leadership skills in Managers at workplace
Date : April 9th
Upholding Ethics,a positive work attitude and Communicating professionally to maximize productivity
Date : April 11th
CPD certification option
Effective Negotiable skills for Top executives and Managers
Date : April 15th
CPD International certification option on Negotiation
Effective Potent Leadership and Efficient Management skills for Managers
Date : April 17th
CPD certification option
Fundamentals of Customer service&Communicating
professionally in workplace
Date : April 19th
CPD International certification option
Advanced Problem solving and Strategic decision making
Date : April 22th
Advanced Sales and Marketing Training for Winning New Business
Date : April 23th
Effective Change management to maximize productivity in work place
Date : April 29th&April30th Course fee:N85,000
ü Early bird registration up to 20 percent off
ü Certificate of completion
ü Classrooms fully equipped with AC. (Optional )
ü Breakfast/Lunch Served
ü Online media /PR presence in strategic social networks for up to two weeks .
ü Free Advert placement of company’s product/services in the newspapers based on volume
ü Discount on Business Performance Auditing on your company’s Processes ,People and Technology
ü Free consultancy on Investment opportunities in properties
ü Up to 20 percent discount on our Recruitment exercise and training courses
ü Free training on maximizing productivity in workplace after we had two Recruitment exercises or two SDIL trainings with your Company.
Ü Discounted Pre retirement training by Asset management, partners (Optional)
U Free Life /Executive/Business coaching session available
We will happy to help in your recruitment exercise ,improve your business processes ,Business modelling, work on your HR /Business strategy in order to reduce cost , improve sales
and optimize performance in workplace .
Also take advantage of SDIL affordable courses running every month and Free Sales/Executive/Business coaching session available to give you more clarity and enhance your productivity in your career as a Working professional.
Nothing stands still. Things either get better or they get worse. You are either getting better or worse. It’s a universal principle starting with the universe itself: That which doesn’t expand, contracts. You are either going forward or backward.
Stephen Covey referred to this kind of thinking as sharpening the saw. Just coasting along creates backward momentum and we end up using more effort to accomplish less.
How can you develop a life that will give you a great return on investment? What are you doing to invest in yourself?
“A ship in the harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” —William Shedd
We all experience imagination gridlock. That’s the place of stuckness that keeps us from going after our most meaningful aspirations. It’s easy to simply drift in safety mode, living out the scripts we’ve picked up along the way. This question helps you start with the end in mind. What do you want? What are your strengths? What are your passions? How are these two integrated into what you are doing? Are they reflected in your schedule?
2. Where are you and why are you there?
“We can forgive a child for being afraid of the dark. The real tragedy is when grown adults are afraid of the light.” —Plato
If you try to download driving directions for a trip, the guiding system won’t begin until you enter a starting point. As you create a life map, you’ll better understand how you arrived at your current place. You can build on the good choices and clearly see why some weren’t as productive—identifying faulty thought systems and behaviors. First discover the facts, then face them. We can’t manage what we don’t know.
“We are repeatedly what we do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” —Aristotle
Purpose and passion are essential for creating your best possible life. Yet purpose and passion without a plan are fantasy. When our dreams collide with reality, reality wins. A dream becomes more than an illusion when goals are set and supporting habits are formed. There is a chasm between knowing where you are and where you want to be. Your plan is the bridge that links the two.
What would you like to do that you aren’t doing right now? What’s hindering your progress? What steps today will help you get to where you want to be tomorrow? Are your daily actions adding up?
4. Who are your allies and how can they help?
“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their work: if one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the one who falls down and has no one to help him up.” —King Solomon (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10)
Our journey sometimes appears to be a solitary one, but that’s not the case. We can leverage the strengths, insights and wisdom of those around us. Our tendency is to beat ourselves up for struggling or not having all the answers. Our natural reaction during tough times is to pull back and isolate ourselves.
But that’s when we need our mutual supporters the most. If you were struggling in the ocean and in danger of drowning, would you call out to a lifeguard for help or start berating yourself for all the swimming classes you didn’t take? It’s not only nice but also essential to have mutual supporters who are insightful, useful and helpful.
Greatness begins with a profound understanding of yourself. It’s referred to as positive self-regard. Self-understanding allows you to manage your strengths and not get sidetracked by your weaknesses.
These four questions never grow old. They just grow deeper. They keep you on track for the best of your life. They help turn information into transformation.
How are you investing in yourself? What are you doing today that will bring great returns tomorrow?
The famous Irish poet Oscar Wilde once said, “The final mystery is oneself.” But how do you unravel the mystery that is you? This can’t happen without self-awareness, and self-awareness won’t happen without reflection.
But what does reflection really mean?
Reflection is different from introspection.
Introspection is simply looking in. Stopping there not only limits your perspective, it can also diffuse it. In fact, it can lead some to pessimism, or even depression. Introspection is a one-way street. Reflection goes two ways. Let me explain.
The word “reflect” in Latin means to “bend back, turn back.” Take the example of your reflection in the mirror. When you look in the mirror, the image goes in, turns back and reflects. In the same way, taking the time to reflect on circumstances or events in your life will bring you new insights. There is no real learning process, sense of discovery or insight without reflection.
Reflection is looking in so you can look out with a broader, bigger and more accurate perspective.
Without reflection, your life becomes happenstance—activity without insight. Our experiences will not become insights without evaluating: Where I am, and why am I here? This in turn will help us to get to where we want to go. In other words, we become more authentic. Authenticity is about getting closer to our true identity.
I loved going to the carnival as a kid, and I especially enjoyed the fun house, running through the maze of mirrors, totally confused as to which way I should go. I would leave with knots on my head and bruises on my knees. The tiny lobby on the way out was lined with wildly curved mirrors reflecting distorted images of myself. I laughed until I cried because I knew what I saw was not the real me—the authentic me.
The point? We all have an internal mirror that reflects how we see ourselves. What you see determines your behavior—often subconsciously. But these distortions are not funny! It actually minimizes who you really are and what you really want. Without honest self-reflection, you can spend a lot of energy trying to find the right image to project to others. It’s not about being perfect. It’s about being honest with who and where you are, and what you really want.
Honesty leads to a more accurate picture, and accuracy leads to authenticity.
Leadership expert Warren Bennis says, “To be authentic is literally to be your own author, to discover your own native energies and desires, and then to find your own way of acting on them.” The more authentic we become, the more we are authoring our lives, and not simply living someone else’s script. And the more authentic you become, the greater is your sense of well-being.
So take some time to reflect. Don’t just start doing. Before doing, knowing and going, settle the question: What do I truly value and want? This won’t happen without reflection. We are quick to answer what I do questions, but your identity is not what you do, or who you know—it’s who you are. What are your values? What do you believe in? What do you hold onto? That truly makes you the person you are.
Maybe you’re saying, “I’ve made a lot of mistakes. It’s too late for me.” Whatever occurred in the past is history, and yes, there is life after failure. The game is not over.
So as you get ready to reflect (with pen and paper in hand), here are five questions to help get you started:
1. What are five non-negotiable values in my life?
2. What would I do if I were guaranteed success?
3. What are the experiences I want to have?
4. What is on my schedule that doesn’t need to be there?
What things can be abandoned or at least cut back? What obligations am I creating for six months from now that I will regret then?
5. What am I doing that I don’t enjoy, and what am I doing that I love?
What are the things that other people want me to do? What are the things that I want to do?
Your most powerful insights will be generated through this reflection, without any need for additional information. Your brain already has more information than you can imagine, and reflecting will bring your best ideas to the surface. And those ideas become your action steps.
Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?
Few concepts are more appealing than passive income. After all, what could be better than making money without having to do any work? When you read headlines that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos currently earns over $230,000 per second, it's only natural to start wondering how you too can earn money when you're not working.
Even if you don't generate as much passive income as Bezos, an additional source of revenue could allow you to leave the daily grind of the 9-to-5 workday so you could pursue entrepreneurial dreams or travel the world.
But, generating passive income isn't as simple or straightforward as some of the world's richest people can make it seem to be. Figuring out how to generate a steady flow of cash requires a fair amount of work. Even more importantly, it requires that you dedicate your own time and investments in the right areas.
If you're serious about using passive income to increase your quality of life, you can't afford to fall for these seven persistent myths.
1. You can "set and forget" your revenue streams.
This is perhaps the most dangerous myth associated with passive income.
We all like the idea of not needing to do any additional work after setting up a blog or online store. But, real life is never so simple. Blog visitors expect new content on a consistent basis. People who enroll in an online class expect personalized support when they encounter a problem. The internet itself is constantly changing.
If you aren't doing your part to stay on top of industry changes, customer expectations and other responsibilities you'd find in any "active" business, your passive income will quickly dry up. Even when you delegate responsibilities, you'll need to check in with your team to make sure tasks are being performed up to your standards. You'll also probably need to continually fine-tune your idea to help it stay relevant.
It's easy to assume that anyone can toss together a blog or another passive income source in a single weekend. In reality, creating a source of revenue that will deliver lasting results requires a lot of research and work before you even earn a single penny.
Even something as seemingly simple as starting a blog requires extensive research and planning.
According to R.L. Adams, bloggers need to find the right niche, choose a web hosting platform and buy a domain name just to get started. After that, they still need to learn about browser caching, SEO, permalinks and more -- and don't forget about writing good content and uploading quality images!
Needless to say, you probably won't be able to do all this in a single weekend.
Be willing to take the time to learn the specific opportunities and challenges related to your idea, and put in the effort to get it right. This isn't a race. Quality will win over speed every time.
3. One solid source of income is all you need.
Another dangerous myth of passive income is that you can generate all the money you need with a single source of revenue. This is like putting all your stock market investments into a single company. If that stock does great, you'll be rich! But, if its prices fall, you could find yourself practically broke.
As with stock market investments, it's better to diversify your income sources, especially if you're planning on having these revenue streams replace your current job.
For example, bloggers with relatively low web traffic use everything from affiliate links and selling their own products to offering online courses and freelance writing services to generate extra income. By diversifying your revenue streams, you'll have a greater likelihood of earning enough to support your needs.
4. Real estate is the safest form of passive income.
With home and property values increasing at a rapid rate across the country, many individuals are falling for the idea that property management and home flipping are straightforward methods of generating passive income.
In reality, successful property management is never truly "passive." Property repairs and updates, dealing with bad tenants and other unexpected expenses are surprisingly common, eating away at the income you would hope to generate from such endeavors.
It quickly becomes clear that property management and other real estate investments rarely generate the ROI investors expect. In fact, an infographic by Max Cash Home Offers reports that, in a study conducted by the company, one-third of all property managers said they "would not buy their space again."
Management expenses make even "basic" personal finance tips like paying off credit card debt and maxing out IRA contributions a better option for long-term financial stability. Selling a property, rather than attempting to manage it, is ultimately a safer (and easier) solution.
When you read about passive income, it can be easy to get caught up in the idea that you need to become an entrepreneur or buy up property. But, this isn't necessarily the case. Many individuals generate all the passive income they need simply by putting money in savings and retirement accounts.
While such accounts may not seem as lucrative as an exciting new business idea, they serve as a much lower-risk solution for those hoping to have enough to fund their future plans. Most investors say you should expect a 5 percent return on investmentfrom your retirement accounts each year.
That may not sound like much, but as you consistently add to these accounts over time, the growth can prove significant. Saving a little extra each month can make a big difference in the long run.
"If you build it, they will come" may have worked great in Field of Dreams, but it's rarely a recipe for success when launching a business that you hope will generate passive income.
Even when you've done your market research and know you're creating something that people will be interested in, this doesn't mean they're going to find your blog or product on their own.
A website alone isn't going to be enough for potential customers to find you. You'll also need to take advantage of supporting marketing channels such as social media, email lists, SEO and PPC campaigns and even participation in industry groups and forums.
Ironically, ensuring that customers find your "passive revenue" source requires action.
Don't be afraid to reach out to other successful blogs about guest posting opportunities so you can generate positive buzz related to your own brand. The more you do to get your name out there, the easier it will be for the right audience to find you.
7. You need money to start earning passive income.
From investing in the stock market to starting a small online business, many people assume that they need a lot of money to start earning passive income. This simply isn't true. You can invest in the stock market with as little as $1,000. For those looking to start their own blog, web hosting is often available at less than $8 per month.
Having additional savings that you can devote toward getting your blog or business idea off the ground can certainly be beneficial. But, at the end of the day, what matters most is your willingness to put in the time to research your market idea or investment opportunity.
Doing the right background work will help you use your limited financial resources wisely so you can generate a great return on your initial investment.
Create passive income the right way.
Pursuing a dream of generating passive income isn't always easy -- but it's far from impossible.
Whether you're trying to bring stability to your business or find a better way of financing your retirement, avoiding these common pitfalls and misconceptions will go a long way in helping you reach your goals.