Success leaves clues. You don't have to go far to find out the common ingredients that contribute underpinning your likelihood of success in life and business.
Success comes down to emotional intelligence more than anything else. This article explains why.
Having studied numerous books and articles on effective strategies that ultra-successful people employ to reach their goals, what follows are 12 of the best.
Some of these might seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them and having the wherewithal to actually do so.
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How come some people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking?
Whether you’re convincing your boss to fund your project or your pre-schooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that’s instrumental to your success in life.
Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. What is their secret weapon?
The Answer? Likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like them.
Our latest blog shares with you the 12 Skills of Supremely Persuasive People
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A question asked by many managers today is: “How do I get my people to be more accountable for results?”
Accountability is not simply taking the blame when something goes wrong. It’s not a confession.
Accountability is about delivering on a commitment.
It’s responsibility to an outcome, not just a set of tasks. It’s taking initiative with thoughtful, strategic follow-through.
So what can we do to foster accountability in the people around us? We need to aim for clarity in five areas:
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Companies that want to achieve continuous growth need to create a culture of continuous feedback.
The whole team should be working together to help make the company better.
As smart as most leaders are, if they’re the only ones making decisions, the company won’t be nearly as successful as ones that actively encourage employees to submit feedback.
Employees that are on the front-lines have a much better perspective of what should be improved and why, so it’s vital that you create an environment for them to speak their mind.
The way to do this is by removing any fear that exists in your company culture.
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It’s one of the most common and frustrating questions for every manager: How do you motivate your team to go the extra mile.
When you consistently read research about how most employees hate their jobs, what can you do to stand out from the rest?
It’s a legitimate concern, and one that still needs a lot of work.
What you want to do is create an environment where employees are genuinely curious to learn more and grow. An environment where they seek out knowledge on their own and are actively working towards making your organization better.
This is obviously easier said than done,
In this blog we'll explore the reasons why employees get demotivated, the biggest myth about employee motivation, and share a few tips to help you motivate your employees.
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It’s not easy finding the perfect balance as a manager. You want to be the “nice guy”, the great boss that cares about their employees’ happiness, health, work-life balance, etc.
But you also need to make sure that the team is functioning at 100 percent, and sometimes this requires giving negative and constructive feedback.
Why is it hard for us to give negative feedback?
It’s hard for managers to give negative feedback, because human to human, despite our titles and roles, it’s not easy to point out someone’s shortcomings so openly.
It’s awkward, but luckily there are ways to get more comfortable with the process.
Click here to read How to give negative feedback respectfully
Trust is a major part in the foundation of interpersonal relationships. It is just as easy to build trust as it is to break it down on a daily basis. If your interpersonal relationships are plagued by that deadly element called "suspicion, and fear” then you might find success if you put effort toward trust-building. Trust is heart warming, a great attribute often abused and broken by many.
You can't buy trust at any price but you can earn it for free!
Click here to find out 19 Ways to Build Trust
Irresponsibility doesn’t see the damage it does, until it’s too late.
“I didn’t mean to,” is not acceptable.
“I did my best,” is anecdotal.
Some people just don't seem to want to take responsibility. No Matter how hard we try they'll always come up with a reason that we find hard to counteract.
With empowerment and effective delegation comes responsibility and accountability.
Our lasts blog shares with you 10 ways to help coach your team to accept willing co-operation and responsibility.
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Disagreements are a part of everyday life. The only way to get the best out of an argument is not to argue in the first place!
However when tempers do fray and emotions come to the fore here are 25 great tips to help you reach a positive outcome.
Don’t focus on winning or losing; focus on achieving objectives. Interrupting to make your point is pointless. Be smart not right. You aren’t finding the right answer; you’re searching for the better alternative. Focus on progress rather than perfect solutions. Trying to solve the past is futile; you can, however, move in better directions.
Here’s how it's done.