You need to be fully in tune with every movement and every gesture to grasp the meaning of what is going on. There are glances, subconscious noises and movements that you don’t even notice that tell others exactly what you’re thinking. Here are some of the basics for learning to read body language that can give you the upper hand when influencing.
The same old strategy you used to be successful a few years ago may not be working quite as well now. Of course, when you’re charting new territory, you need all of the right instruments to find your way.
Have you ever stopped to think about the words you are using to communicate and how they affect the outcome of what you’re trying to say? Here are a few examples of what to say and what not to say when trying to persuade
When you’re trying to get your point across, but no one is listening, it can be the most frustrating experience in the world. Here are my top ten tips for making people listen to you without actually having to yell.
No matter how hard you try, you struggle to find the right people. You interview one person after another – not certain if he or she is the right person. You know you have to start choosing the right people. But how? Let’s take a look at the five non-negotiable characteristics that the right people possess, making your leadership effective and outstanding.
The “secret” to enjoying team success has always been about empowering a team further than what any single individual on the team can accomplish. One way to look how to empower your team toward mega-success status, is to think about constructing a solid building.
If you really want to wow upper level management, you’re going to need to pull out the influence “big guns” next time you’re in the board room.
Shakespeare said it best: “All the world’s a stage and the men and women are merely players.” This is very true, I believe, but there’s no saying that you can’t have a lead role in your company’s “production.” So what’s the key to playing the star at your company?
I find people still don’t trust their gut when it comes to making good business decisions. I understand that there’s a lot riding on some of the decisions you make and sometimes saying you “just went with your gut” isn’t enough to satisfy a Board of Directors. But at some point, you really have to pull the trigger and say, “Yes, I feel that this is right.” Here's how to do it...
One of the things you’re probably going to have to teach your employees is how to hone, listen to, trust and communicate their intuition. Do you know how?