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Knowledge for Free: Negotiation & Conflict Resolution is a skill worth having!

Created on Tue, 14/11/2017 - 11:47 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

Knowing how to handle yourself in a conflict situation isn’t always easy, and if you’re not careful things can become heated pretty quickly. Whether at school or in the workplace, maintaining a level of professionalism and coming to a resolution that works for everyone involved is key, and one of the best ways to achieve this is through negotiation.


But not everyone is a born negotiator, and that’s where we come in.

Spelling Matters: 10 Common Misspellings to Avoid

Created on Thu, 09/11/2017 - 11:54 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

English is a complicated language, thanks to its many irregularities, conflicting rules and weird exceptions. Spelling mistakes are easy to make, but we all make them, and that’s how we learn!

With this in mind, I thought I’d share 10 of the most common spelling errors.

Effective Teamwork in 5 steps!

Created on Fri, 13/10/2017 - 12:01 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

Working as a team is a great way to get things done and achieve common goals, yet establishing and maintaining an effective team can sometimes be a challenge. Working in a group of diverse humans with different personalities and backgrounds can quickly result in a dysfunctional group if you’re not careful, making it difficult to achieve anything at all.

 

Check out our top 5 tips for working effectively in a team.

It's Spring! Time to spring clean that study space.

Created on Fri, 06/10/2017 - 11:43 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

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With winter behind us it’s time for some fun in the sun, and also for one of my favourite things: the annual spring clean. So, let’s check the desk. Is it buried under an overwhelming pile of last semester’s notes? Littered with post‐its and old coffee cups? Generally untidy?

Yep, right here. Guilty as charged.

But before you go getting all down on yourself for not acing the study area cleanliness test, instead take this as an opportunity to make a change for the better. After all, it’s hard enough to get into study mode without being surrounded by mess, and a little cleaning never hurt anyone, did it?

Interested in starting a Blog? Let us tell you how.

Created on Tue, 22/08/2017 - 16:36 by Peta Brady, Open2Study blog writer 

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So, you’ve decided to start a blog. Great! Not only is blogging a fun and easy way to share your thoughts and ideas with the world, but setting one up is also relatively simple, requiring just a few steps to get started.

 

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