Helping your customers get the job done

Toilet paper: a delicate product that gets the job done.© FotografiaBasica

I can’t think of anything more critical for a company than to learn how to provide value for its customers. Understanding your customers’ needs is at the core of your company’s well-being. It’s the foundation that will allow your company to grow, by showing you where to improve or innovate your products or services. As […]

If you accept, your mission is to follow your vision.

Feelings show us the direction to follow.© José Carlos Pires Pereira

If you don’t know where you’re headed, you’re most likely not advancing… We all need an objective, a magnetic north, or a vision of where we want to go, to help us set the course for our journey in life.

What lies ahead: major cross-currents

Shanghai - Pudong Skyline

To know and understand what’s going on is basic to our development as individuals in an ever faster paced changing world. We must be able to see our opportunities.

How to discipline your employees

Have you ever needed to discipline an employee who disobeyed your rules, or the company’s? It’s always a difficult situation, where it’s not enough to know the local area’s labor laws, safety and other regulations. Discipline is further complicated by the fact that we may never be able to write down all the rules in […]

A high ground position commands Trust: 2 true ways to climb to the top

Have you noticed how easy it is for some guys to influence others? Why are people so willing to give them a red carpet treatment? Could it be that it’s simply because they have built a solid reputation for themselves? It’s obvious that a high ground position commands an advantage: trust.

Keeping your cool: 7 ideas you can’t afford to ignore

We’ve all had to deliver a major presentation to an important client, or from the podium to a crowd, which wrecked havoc on our nerves. In this post, we’ll go over a few ideas to help you wing it. To begin with, would you crawl on your four to ask for acceptance? Of course, not. […]

How to improve your blogging

In this Mashable post I found very good tips to develop your blogging. It’s a good one, that’s why it’s here. I didn’t want you to miss it.

Disruptive thinking: Optimism in action

Disruptive thinking is what we should be doing at the top of our game, when we’re full of energy and optimism. It’s a unique way to analyze your possibilities. It opens you’re thinking to create new possibilities (products or product lines) —quite fascinating. Unfortunately, there are many people who are unwittingly immersed in emotional spaces […]

Enthusiasm materializes your opportunities

Heidegger, one of the brightest philosophers of all times, and a loathsome fervent Nazi head authority, —which shows us “how reality surpasses fiction”—, reminds us that one of our salient traits as human beings is that we are constantly concerned and live within an unrealized future. I strongly suggest you follow this link to watch […]

Success breeds success

I wholeheartedly recommend that you listen to Ramit Sethi’s fascinating interview of BJ Fogg, director of Stanford’s Persuasive Tech Lab. His basic message: we can all be persuaded to do anything, as long as it’s done in baby steps. It’s the old story of the boiling frog, describing a frog slowly being boiled alive. People […]