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How to Successfully Handle Confrontation

Friday, February 27th, 2015

No matter what, there’s always going to be a point in time where a confrontation arises, so it’s important to know how to successfully butt heads.This article gives you 12 don’ts and 12 do’s for butting heads successfully. An example of some don’ts include assuming a battle posture, rushing to judgement, and even sitting at a conference table or in offices. The do’s are a little more elaborate.

Read the full story here :: 12 Do’s and Don’ts for Butting Heads Successfully

The Benefits of Power Breakfast and Power Lunch

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Power breakfast and power lunch aren’t just meant to get your energy going, the two are both very powerful and important networking techniques as well. There are many advantages, opportunities, and techniques for power breakfast and lunches, you just have to know how to see them that way to really benefit from them. This article has a very interesting break down on power breakfast and power lunch, all the way down to which foods make the best impressions!

Read the full story here :: Power Breakfast or Power Lunch?

5 Tips to Boost Your Business

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Does your business need a boost? These five tips can help you boost your business in 2015! The first tip is putting your business under the spotlight and really analyzing what has worked, and what hasn’t. Next is evaluating your marketing – are you seeing results? Are you even doing any marketing? Third is knowing your figures and analyzing them. Another is fostering good relationships – as Teddy Roosevelt once said, “The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.”

Read the full story here :: 5 Ways to Get Your Business in Shape in 2015

Give the Gift of Asking For Help

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

This article explores the very interesting concept about how asking for help is like giving a gift. It’s simple really. A group was asked ‘How many of you like helping other people?’ and nearly everyone will raise their hand. Then they were asked, ‘How many of you love asking other people for help?’ and only about 10% of people raised their hand. See the deficit correlation?

Read the full story here :: Asking for Help is Giving a Gift 

Gift Giving Among CoWorkers Gains Popularity

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

According to a recent survey by an e-gift card retailer, gift giving among coworkers is gaining popularity.They said that people are more likely to buy presents for their officemates due to the growing popularity of digital payments and group gift options. It also found that one in ten consumers plan to give a gift to a coworker at some point this year.

Read the full story here :: Fo’ Reals: Gift Giving Among Coworkers Becoming More Popular

Mark Your Calendar For Mother’s Day!

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Mother’s Day is coming up in March, so mark your calendar now and start looking at gifts for mom! If you’re having trouble deciding what to get her, this gift guide has a ton of great ideas for all types of mothers! From a macaroon-making kit, to personalized jewelry, this gift guide has it all! Some more examples of gifts include a McQueens Terranium, Aether Cone music player, Mulberry zip-around wallet, and even yellow peony roses in a mirror cube!

Read the full story here :: Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2015

How to Make Success Easier

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

There is no one answer for how to make success easier, but there are various steps to take as a leader to make it happen. One of those steps is improving performance through reflection and curiosity. To improve systems, you should practice focusing curiosity on patterns, by asking yourself the five questions in the article. Then focus curiosity on people when improving performance. Keep in mind that there’s always room for improvement.

Read the full story here :: How to Lower Frustration and Improve Performance

Leading By Pull, Not Push

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Leading by pull instead of push is usually done by coaching-leaders, which is the type of leader you should want to be. This article explains how coaching-leaders create pull and how becoming one can be easy. One of the great opportunities of coaching-leadership is trusting talent to pull organizations forward, rather than to just expect employees to get a job done.

Read the full story here :: Stop Pushing – Create Pull

5 Ways to Be Remarkable at Work

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Hard work is what life is all about, and without it, life would be meaningless. So if you want to be remarkable at work, you may want to consider these five principles of remarkable. First is committing to doing one thing exceptionally well. If you can’ t commit to being exceptional in one area, you’re committing to being mediocre in all. Spend over 50% of your time on the one thing that matters most and maintain fearless focus.

Read the full story here :: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

How to Use Belief to Inspire Boldness

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Doubt inspires fear and insecurity, but belief inspires boldness. Belief can be used as motivation and transformation, which results in driving success. Believing in someone includes holding them to their full potential, expecting improved performance, taking action to mitigate weaknesses, and honoring success when it’s different from yours. Belief ennobles both the giver and the receiver.

Read the full story here :: How to Use Doubt and Belief as Motivation