How to Improve Your Active Listening Skills

How to Improve Your Active Listening Skills

When interviewing stakeholders, it’s important to take time to listen actively to what is being said to avoid missing key requirements. Being an active listener requires concentration and effort. Follow these tips, and you’ll be able to listen more actively during your engagements with stakeholders:

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An Introvert’s Guide To Participating In Business Meetings

An Introvert’s Guide To Participating In Business Meetings

Introverts are a special group of people who need sufficient time to make sense of a situation, reflect and analyze information. They need to process information before taking a position on issues. Business meetings can seem chaotic to them with different people going off in different directions and throwing up suggestions that don’t seem well thought out.

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7 Key Ways A Business Process Analyst Can Improve Your Company’s Output

7 Key Ways A Business Process Analyst Can Improve Your Company’s Output

To remain significant as a business, you need to make existing processes efficient and lean. Of course, processes are inherent in every organization, but they can be cumbersome and not achieve their set goals if not executed the right way or you don't have the required resources to spearhead process change efforts. Guest Post By Owen McGab Enaohwo

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Tips For Business Analyst Job Hunting

Tips For Business Analyst Job Hunting

There are few things in life more daunting than hunting for a new job. Heart palpitations while in front of a panel of interviewers and trying to present yourself in the best possible light is difficult enough as it is, even without knowing that you’re just one of dozens—if not hundreds—of candidates.  

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What BAs Can Learn About Avoiding Conflict At The Workplace

What BAs Can Learn About Avoiding Conflict At The Workplace

One possible reason workplace conflicts are so common is the inability of people who are responsible for handling them to deal with conflicts as well as they should. What are some of the most important conflict-resolution strategies and techniques that managers and non-managers alike can use to avoid conflicts at the workplace? Here's a list that every BA can learn from.

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New To Business Analysis? Your Questions Answered...

New To Business Analysis? Your Questions Answered...

A blog visitor contacted me last week and wanted answers to some questions relating to business analysis. Here's an excerpt of my response. If there's any question you would like answered, please leave a comment below and I'll try to get your response out as soon as I can!

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