Do you have difficulty starting projects, working toward your goals, or overseeing the productivity of others? You’re not alone. This Tip looks at the distractions that can keep us from focusing on our work – and shows how to overcome them.
As a business leader, you can sometimes get impatient with the person across the table from you if they talk too slowly or take too long to get to the point. Your communication habit can have an adverse effect on your business. This week, Loren Ekroth shares how your habits can impact others and how to change those habits.
Are you a “confidence” player? There is a huge difference in how you show up and perform when you are confident vs. not confident. This week’s Tip by Simon Tyler provides some steps to make a positive shift to confidence.
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.
When you delegate a job to one of your staff, why don’t you get back what you asked for? One way to get closer at hitting 100% on your requests is to be clear in your communication. Natalie Manor’s Tip this week is a great reminder about creating that clarity.
Want to build your self-confidence? This week’s Tip by Graham Jones, provides a quick and easy technique to remind you of what you are doing well.
I love, love, love reading. Going to the library and picking up a stack of new books is always the first step in getting ready for vacation! The trick is to read every day, vacation or not. This week’s Tip reminds us of the importance of continual learning and that you can do it in little sprints each day. Angie and Courtney share 5 suggestions to build reading time into your schedule.
Putting together this week’s Coaching Tip was an activity on my to do list before I went on vacation for the week. My process is to scan articles and see what jumps out at me. At first I thought this Tip should be shared at the beginning of the year in January, but as I read on, listened to the birds singing outside my window, felt the fresh breeze on my face, and the sense of Spring, I became more and more inspired by Michael Neill’s words. I hope you will be, too!
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.
Complaining can generate negativity that snowballs into more complaining. What if you could do something about it?