Want to be a better leader? Jeffrey Gitomer’s Tip provides 9 behaviors to employ.
How do you know you are a leader? Is it your title or your behavior? This Tip by Sean Lynch, shares key behaviors that define leadership.
We expect ourselves to concentrate, be creative and hugely productive. Often unconsciously, we are involved in habits that directly reduce our ability to concentrate. Simon Tyler’s top ten list will bring your attention to some quick boosts to concentration.
Do people seek you out for your input and want to spend time with you? Then you probably have a positive communication style. This week Loren Ekroth shares his thoughts about your communication style and how it could be impacting your effectiveness in the workplace.
I’m always looking for ways to make my life more enjoyable and fun. Sometimes that means getting through obstacles more quickly. This week’s Tip by Steve Straus helps you look at one of life’s little snags in a new way.
In last week’s Tip, I talked about the impact of a simple heartfelt salutation. This week’s Tip continues the theme of communication with the time saving tactic of being concise.
This week’s Tip made me laugh out loud and reminded me of the importance of getting to the point in our communication with others.
I have worked with clients who are in leadership roles and are concerned about their leadership presence. They don’t “look” like other leaders and they say they don’t “feel” like a leader. I agree with the eighth belief that Grout and Fisher identify in this week’s Tip that “being different helps to set a leader apart and makes them easily identifiable”. As a leader, you don’t want to be a copy of someone else. You want your strengths, your personality, YOU, to shine through!
One of the key differences between people who get the results they’ve set out to get and those who have wonderful explanations for why they haven’t gotten the results they set out to get is the language that they use along the way.
What do “yes” and “no” give you, that you don’t get from “maybe”?