Do you understand the difference in being aggressive versus assertive?
Manipulation, Influence, Persuasion. Control. They are all words used to describe how one can ‘navigate’ a situation, person, or event to their advantage. Is this a bad thing? Not necessarily if you know the difference between the traits and how they are being used.
So how exactly are the control freak and the manipulator related?
Here are a few tips for introducing your people to valuable soft skills training in a way that will be productive for all involved.
“I can’t make a commitment right now!” Everyone has either heard or said these words. Being afraid of commitment has its roots in the fear of the unknown. If you knew the outcome of every decision you made it would be easy. Then you could commit yourself with ease, right? Not really.
But setting goals and outlining your objectives is the first step to reaching goal achievement. But what does it take to make a commitment to a decision, an idea, a friend, a goal or a purpose? There are 5 foundational aspects to making a commitment.
Executive coaching has wide and varied applications–as many different ones as there are companies and individuals working for them. Here are a few typical situations where coaching can provide significant benefits.