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Tag Archives: Communication

Go (A Little) Crazy

by admin on October 10, 2016

Tweet   If you are trying to create a fun, fostering environment that will inspire your employees to creative brilliance, you have to go a little crazy. (Although running your own company will probably already have you well on the way). I have always gone out of my way to create bright, colorful workplaces and ...

The Key to Good Communication

by admin on October 03, 2016

Tweet A good friend of mine once asked me if I was “arguing to be right, or trying to be understood?” I ask myself that often – not because I argue a lot – but to remind myself that the key to good communication is listening to what people have to say, not telling them ...

5 Absolute Worst Body Language Mistakes Made at Work

by admin on August 08, 2016

Tweet Poor body language gives a bad impression to others and can easily lead to misunderstandings. To encourage a better work environment and happier employees, pay attention to your body language.  Here is a list of the five worst body language mistakes you could make at work and how to fix them: #1 Keeping Your ...

Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill?

by admin on August 01, 2016

Tweet The old adage of, ‘hire for attitude, train for skill’ doesn’t work anymore. A good attitude can’t overcome a lack of skills, and when you’re growing at 100% revenue growth a year, you need the people that will get the job done right away. What should you do? I coach and mentor CEOs to ...

Stop Using the phrase “NO PROBLEM… “

by admin on July 25, 2016

Tweet People take action based on how they feel unless they are forced. In business, however, you are unlikely to force your customers to like your products. It is only  accurate to say that purchasing decisions are made depending on how your product makes the customer feel, or should I say, how the customer feels about ...

Recession Tip: Get Noticed

by admin on July 11, 2016

Tweet The brilliant ad in a Jakarta shopping mall makes people look really creepy as fleas on a dog. While everyone is complaining and worrying about the economy, get out there by marketing and advertising.  Find fun ways to get noticed for free.  It drives me nuts when brands or people think they are ‘too ...

Vivid Vision – Where, Not How.

by admin on July 04, 2016

Tweet One of the best parts of creating a Vivid Vision is the chance it gives you to tear off the shackles of reality and logic and fantasize about your future. But often, successful entrepreneurs have a hard time tapping into their creative side. The pragmatic, logical thought patterns that made them successful don’t allow ...

Think Ahead (But Don’t Get Ahead of Yourself)

by admin on June 20, 2016

Tweet We’ve all been in job interviews and fielded the inevitable “Where do you see yourself in five years?” question. It’s a tough one to answer without appearing too ambitious or too complacent. But I think this question is flawed for a whole other reason. In our fast paced world, how on earth can you ...

Sharing is Good

by admin on June 13, 2016

Tweet I have a friend who writes screenplays in his spare time. He swears he’s always just on the cusp of writing Hollywood’s next big blockbuster. But he also admits it’s a long, hard, uphill journey to get there. The problem is he always takes that journey alone. This friend shares a common fear that ...

Recession Tip: Give Everyone A Raise

by admin on June 06, 2016

Tweet   Make raises one hundred percent commission based, but give everyone a stake in finding new business. Even accounting and IT teams can find clients, so create an upside for them, too.  When everyone in your company has a stake in the outcome and can make more money by bringing in clients or employees, ...

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