Are you the type of person who gives up too soon? In a conversation last week with Michael Katz, who consults on E-Newsletters for Professional Service Companies (www.BluePenguinDevelopment.com), he talked about “playing to the whistle” – not stopping until you have to. In this week’s Tip, David Cottrell provides the same message – keep moving – through a quick, inspirational story.
I always love driving and talking. It feels easier. The second item in Loren Ekroth’s article “Walking the Talk” explains why. Walking (or sitting) side-by-side has the effect of diffusing intensity. I find even when discussing a “loaded” topic, we have a calmer, more thoughtful conversation. To learn more about the positive effects of “side by side communication, read on.
This week, I looked for a Tip to help you reach out to people NOT using Social Media. Art Sobczak’s Go Low-Tech, High-Touch for Major Impact while long, makes a very clear and compelling argument for the personal touch.
Earlier this month I took a class in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming). One of the foundational beliefs of NLP is: There is no such thing as failure, only feedback. In this week’s article, Chris Widener explores this concept and the impact of the fear of failure.
You’ve heard of first aid… but what about second aid? When the the immediate crisis is over — how is your follow-up?
How well do you combine your personal life and your business life? Do you try to be one way in one part of your life and another way in another part of your life? It’s all YOU. Can you really separate yourself?
Do you wonder about following up with prospects – how, how often, what do I say? This article by Robert Middleton provides 3 client attracting steps to master.
Conversation is the life-blood of the knowledge economy of today. Conversation skills are key. Read on to learn more about the impact of better workplace conversations.
What’s a great choice you made recently? What’s another great choice you can make this week?
What difference would you make to your own business if you took a moment to be your own customer just once a month?