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Feedback can be confronting, especially when you hear something about yourself you don’t want to hear. Successful people seek feedback all the time even if it hurts. Here’s why.
Have you ever noticed how you talk to yourself? If not, how you think might be sabotaging your success.
COVID-19 has forced many to work remotely from home, others have lost their jobs, still others are put in harms way performing essential services looking after those infected with the coronavirus. Here’s what you will learn about yourself during COVID-19.
Buyers and sellers often have different personalities. When you adapt your personality style to suit the buyer during the sales process, you are far more likely to achieve better results.
Building rapport is the number one skill needed in sales. Once you master the art of getting into rapport, you will significantly increase your ability to make meaningful connections to generate sales leads and referral business.
How successful you become will be a result of your habits. Your degree of happiness and unhappiness is already a result of your habits. You are what you repeatedly do on a daily basis, good or bad.
Delusional bosses are usually completely unaware of how their behavior effects their performance. Research tells us there is a positive correlation to stress and unawareness. Challenging the delusional boss can be risky for they are the least receptive to feedback.
Have you ever thought about your habits and how they influence your life? If you took an inventory of your habits, how many serve you well, how many don’t? Your habits could be what is holding you back.
Feedback and self-awareness is at the core of success. When you understand yourself, how others see you and how you fit into the world you are far more likely to succeed.
Goals can create dangerous expectations which lead to appalling behavior. If you don’t reach your goals, this can lead you into a perpetual state of anger, frustration and disappointment which ultimately leads you to feeling like a failure.
Most people accept that setting and achieving goals are a key driver of success. However, goal obsession can lead to exactly the opposite. If you are so obsessed with achieving one goal, you often overlook the bigger vision. You win the battle but lose the war.
Your attitude accounts for 90% of of your success. The greatest obstacle towards achieving success in your life is the inability to back yourself and believe success is possible by maintaining a positive attitude. Instead of focusing on strengths, most people focus on their weaknesses and limitations.
Attitudes are Contagious: Is Yours Worth Catching? Your attitude is the way you approach life and typically one that is reflected in your behavior. Attitude basically comprises of your mindset, view point and your belief systems.
Everyone expects instant success, a happy family life, a successful career or business, the perfect partner and financial freedom. Is it reality? Often no and the reason why is they lose their way or don’t know what they want.
A happy, eager employee is often the factor to tip the scales in your favor when there’s another job opportunity on the horizon, or when a client is a tough one to handle – a satisfied team member will always deliver their best performance.
You have already been appointed the CEO of your life. When you begin to evaluate the people in your life, some need to be promoted, others need to be fired and new ones hired.
We are all our own worst enemy sometimes, but some people do it repeatedly! Self-sabotaging behaviors such as over-eating, drinking too much, procrastination, failing to learn from mistakes, failing to invest in yourself often happens when attempting to solve or cope with the everyday challenges on your own.
These 5 bad habits account for more failures than any other habits. The good news is, there is a solution for turning bad habits into good habits that will see you succeed at almost any you choose to do in life.
Finding the right marketing mix is a challenge for most small businesses. Marketing and advertising can be expensive and if not done right, you end up wasting money on advertising that doesn’t work.
Business loans are very similar to personal loans but are specially tailored for business use as their name suggests. Of course, you’re required to repay a loan over a certain period of time through fixed monthly payments and interest rate.
Praise is often underused and undervalued as a way of giving feedback, yet it has considerable potential to improve performance. Feedback and praise can be same thing; praise is feedback but feedback isn’t always about giving praise.
It’s not what you look at that makes the difference; it’s what you see. Your perspective is your reality. The greatest obstacle towards achieving success in your life is the inability to back yourself and believe success is possible. Instead of focusing on strengths, most people focus on their weaknesses and limitations (negative thinking).…
The top two reasons a start-up fails to become profitable is poor management and inadequate financing. Not having a business plan, ill trained employees, a bad location, poor customer service and even fraud can all contribute to a start-ups failure to gain momentum and become profitable.
80% of small businesses fail within the first 18 months and another 50% fail within the next 5 years. Understanding how these 8 key mistakes contribute to a business failing will help you survive these odds and thrive.
Networking is the art of making personal connections and is a vital component of your overarching marketing strategy. Effective networking gives you the ability to achieve more than just about any other promotional or marketing activity you choose to engage in.
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