TalkShop common sense tips

Why Common Sense is Not So Common

Common sense is often taken for granted. This ability to perceive, understand, and judge practical matters soundly is not taught in school. People think since it is inherent in each ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop conversation tips

Are You a Witty Conversationalist?

It takes two to communicate. Among the many forms of communication, conversation can be the most pleasant. Yet, many deprive themselves of the joys of engaging others in conversation. ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop catchy title tips

How to Come Up with a Catchy Title

How important is the title to your article? How much weight should a writer put into it? What makes a good title? Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO explains, “It is important to hook the ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop training the trainer

Why Train the Trainer?

Trainers have the huge task of being agents of change in the workplace. Indeed, it is not easy to teach groups of adults with varying learning styles and work outlook to get them into ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop Emotional Intelligence Tips

The 5 Measures of Emotional Intelligence

Intelligence Quotient (IQ) was once regarded as the primary gauge for success in life. After all, being bright has its benefits – good grades, technical know-how, and the reputation ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop Good Leadership Tips

10 Characteristics of Good Leadership

Leadership is a gift. And therefore, once it is discovered or enhanced in oneself, the leader’s purpose is concentrated on making a positive difference in the life and situations ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop Impressing Employers Tips

What Truly Impresses Potential Employers

It is an employers’ market. It is therefore crucial for job seekers to impress their interviewers throughout the interview. It starts out with the resume. Once, an interview is set, ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop Job Seekers Tips

What Every Job Applicant Must Know

Each year, more and more people are joining the ranks of the unemployed, making job- hunting a frustrating process. Yet, there are those that land the job. What spells the difference ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop Gentleman Tips

How to be a Gentleman

No, chivalry is not dead. A man who respects others is appreciated by everyone, more so in these times when gentlemen have become a rare breed. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO describes ... Continue Reading →
TalkShop Filipina Tips

What Makes the Filipina Stand Out

The Filipina is making waves, and not just in the arena of beauty contests, where she stands out because of beauty and brains. There is something about the Filipina – her looks, ... Continue Reading →