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Communicate Like A Genius

Utpal Writes

Your ability to communicate well is your impression in the outer world. No matter how strong your goals and your success foundation are, the essence of your ability to communicate cannot be under-estimated

What You Don't Know about Anger Can Ruin Your Relationships

Your Voice of Encouragement

Many years ago I learned two things about anger that have impacted my relationships ever since. The first was a working definition of anger: Anger is an expectation that hasn't been met. More specifically, your anger stems from an

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Learn Team Member Names

Eric Jacobson

If you are a leader high up in an organization, or in charge of a large team, learn the names of as many of your team members/employees as you can -- even if that means learning hundreds of names. And, then, equally important, address team members/employees by name when you pass them in the hall, share an elevator ride, or see them in the parking lot. Everyone likes to be addressed by their name.

PM Quote of the Day — St. Thomas Aquinas

Crossderry Blog

Beware of the person of one book. Posted in PMO Tagged: ignorance, PM Quote of the Day, professional deformation, Thomas Aquinas

Reinventing How You Sell

Women's Leadership Exchange

Recently I attended a workshop presented by Tony Smith, CEO of VSA Consulting Group,one of the best business coaches I've ever had. Tony had a tremendous impact in my growing my marketing communications company prior to my founding Women's Leadership Exchange. He also gave me the tools I needed to realize my dreams of impacting the growth of women-owned/led businesses which resulted in the creation of WLE. If Tony is presenting, I never want to miss it. I always gain tremendous value.

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Mix Your Feedback

Eric Jacobson

When you provide overall feedback to your employees, mix praise with constructive feedback about what they can do to improve. By mixing your input, you are satisfying a person's thirst for knowing both what he/she is doing well and what he/she can do to continue to improve. Be sure to always start with the positive when giving feedback. Motivating Employees General Management Skills Coaching Employees Giving Praise Providing Feedback Mentoring

Make It Fun! - Bottle Bank Arcade Machine

Building Personal Strength

From time to time I'll see someone in a vehicle ahead of me toss trash out the window. Every time I see this happen, I think, if he'll do that, what else would he do? It's not an idle question. To me, this behavior pattern is evidence of a basic character weakness.

When You Feel Good About Life 7

Self Help Zen

Clear road ahead: You are clear about your fundamental goal and you exactly know which target you are chasing. Executable plan: You believe that accomplishments depend on 20% of planning and 80% of execution based on the plan which you have ready. Motivation from within: You love what you do and you are excited about what you love. Yes in that, clarity of the goals and executable plans are the key. Fulfilling relationships: No matter whether it is family, friends or business.

When You Feel Good About Life 7

Utpal Writes

Clear road ahead: You are clear about your fundamental goal and you exactly know which target you are chasing. Executable plan: You believe that accomplishments depend on 20% of planning and 80% of execution based on the plan which you

Foster Mutual Commitment

Eric Jacobson

I read the following in a discussion forum on Linkedin recently and want to share this good advice about leading from writer Joseph Marzano: "Great leaders clearly and constantly remind people of their mutual common mission, keep people and resources pointed in the right direction on the right things, and are personally known for what they expect and will do. It's all about mutual commitment, given and returned." Nicely said, Mr. Marzano!

When True Passion Guides Our Life

Women in the LEAD

Black-and-White-Butterfly copy When true passion guides our life, things feel good, stuff gets accomplished and our boat floats down the river. We have to get real about this topic, because we often don't have a good balance or

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Classical Liberal Education.

Orrin Woodward

I have been reading the Great Book Series from Encyclopedia Britannica and am enjoying them immensely. I have finished the first two books and am wrapping up the Syntopicon currently. The Syntopicon was written by Mortimer Adler and is

Four Causes Of Poor Performance (And What You Can Do About Some Of.

Utpal Writes

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic.As a manager you must have dealt with poor-performance. To do that you need to essentially identify the problem and

The Fountain of Bliss - a 1 Minute Exercise

Building Personal Strength

"Have you ever had a situation, where you were full of sorrow or pain (even physical) when out of the blue something beautiful came along and took your breath away by its sheer beauty? That could be another person, a sunset, a great piece of art, something so simple as a flower in the dirt, or a great, comforting cup of tea. And in that moment, you realized that your sorrows were gone and even your pain. And somehow your life didn’t felt so dark anymore.

WOMEN: Changing from Within

Women in the LEAD

DKENNEDY-LOOK-DIFFERENTLY Today, I woke up once again realizing my role is not to take on the world. It is to remember I was put here do my part to contribute something significant in my own right

Classical Liberal Education - Shattered Glass: Repairing the Ruins

Orrin Woodward

I have been reading the Great Book Series from Encyclopedia Britannica and am enjoying them immensely. I have finished the first two books and am wrapping up the Syntopicon currently. The Syntopicon was written by Mortimer Adler and is

What Really Lights your Fire?

Women in the LEAD

California Poppies 2 Each of us has the ability to make a huge difference in our world! As my favorite Irish poet John O' Donohue has written in Anam Cara: “… There is a unique destiny for each person. Each one of has something to do