Slowly say these words with me: SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE. COMPELLING. ADDICTIVE.
After the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, I spent a great deal of time thinking about dreams–my daughter's dreams, my dreams and my friends and family's dreams.
As a leader, you are given a formidable yet inspiring task. In any setting, you are the personal, walking, talking representation of the spirit and direction of your group. Those who follow you must do so with trust and willingness. This is why it is imperative that you recognize and practice the following five effective strategies to becoming a better leadership in and out of the workplace:
If we dream of pursuing limitless opportunities and potential, we must learn how to embrace the setting of boundaries. These guard against unwarranted interruptions to the tasks at hand and allow us to compartmentalize different aspects of our lives. This way you can attain the very best level of quality within each compartment.
At the start of each year, people are always looking to make changes, better their businesses and get organized. There is an area, however, I think is very important to evaluate each and every year. This area is internal marketing.
In your business, are you primarily grabbing just the low-hanging fruit?
I wholeheartedly believe the salesperson is the most important, honorable and worthy position within any organization. The spectrum of people who are "in sales" is vast - so vast that almost everyone has some aspect of selling in their job. If you are one of the people who consider yourself "in sales" I'd be curious if you have ever looked up the word "sales"?
By: Jennifer Ledet
Now, I’m sure that you’re thinking to yourself that you don’t destroy your team members’ work. And I’m sure you don’t literally do that. But maybe, just maybe, you’re creating an environment where it feels like you’re destroying their work.
Our guest blogger is a buddy of mine that resides in the beautiful Rochester, New York area. His title seems to captivate much of the sentiment I pick up on when I travel across the nation, overhear conversations in airports and hear the daily news messages. Brad feels there’s other choices than Retiring Pissed Off and Broke. Enjoy the read and be sure to post your comments on our blog. It’s your blog too!