Kevin Ian Schmidt

Category Archives: Management

Effective Communication Skills: LISTENING

An important aspect of enhancing one’s communication skills is becoming a good listener. People tend to place the emphasis on speaking as the most important aspect of communication, but this is not necessarily so. Breaking down the percentage of time spent throughout the day for an average person engaged in one of the four aspects […]

Effective Communication Skills: NONVERBAL

Another aspect of effective communication is a basic understanding of body language. Studies have shown that more than 50 percent of a spoken message’s meaning can be determined by nonverbal gestures. It is claimed that only 15 percent of what is said is verbal and at least 85 percent of interpersonal communications are nonverbal. For […]

Job Interview Ultimate Guide

A job interview is obviously something that must occur when seeking a job as a security guard, and many people get very stressed out over a job interview. This job guide will help you relax and be prepared for the interview. Major Considerations During a Job Interview Make a Connection with the Interviewer Depending on […]

Crisis Management – Are You Prepared?

Research by Oxford Metrica shows that it is not the fact of suffering a crisis that damages a business – in reality no business can eliminate the possibility of a problem- rather, what really counts is how the organization is seen to manage the crisis: take control quickly, respond professionally, and communicate well and the […]

The 7 Secrets of Effective Leaders

This article not only lists the characteristics of effective leaders but also it can act as a guideline for our own behavior if we are in a leadership position. Often, we receive no guidance once we have been promoted and leadership positions can be quite lonely.   They always seek knowledge: Effective leaders are constantly learning. […]

Strategies Behind Crisis Management

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the king’s horses and All the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty together again   You’re probably wondering what disaster recovery/ crisis management has to do with Humpty Dumpty. Think about Humpty Dumpty being that great project… that great idea… that great […]