Archive for 'Work Relationships'

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.

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.

Baby steps in Trust building

I am surprised at the utter importance of taking baby steps to foster relationships. It keeps coming up. My first encounter with the concept was probably in the form of a well known Chinese proverb that says: “To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time…” We’ve already gained […]

Viralizing your ideas

When trying to communicate an idea there is a stealthy nagging problem. It’s called the curse of knowledge. Well, it is if your trying to communicate a message that you’re too familiar with, to an audience that doesn’t have a clue. As you prepare your lecture, you can never play the part of the listener, […]

What is personal branding?

Business Tips via Mixergy, home of the ambitious upstart! Andrew Warner brings us this fantastic interview with Sasha Strauss. Sasha teaches a graduate course on branding at USC, and consults innovation companies and individuals on how to position themselves. In this entertaining interview, Sasha explains personal branding and describes the steps to create your own. […]