Why Not Being a “Natural” Can Be to Your Advantage Have you ever wished that you could Speak Like a Pro? Have you ever wished that you had the confidence and competence to stand before a group of any size and get your product or service or message out into the world so you could […]
Posts tagged "influence"
Are you primed for influence? How you are primed makes a difference. What do John Kennedy, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, and Ronald Reagan all have in common besides the fact that all are remembered as powerful leaders? Answer: All were leaders whose words rocked the world, inspired millions, and helped change the course […]
Do You Know What People Want? Do you know what people want? It pays to know. It’s so simple, it more often than not gets completely overlooked. My son could see what Michelle, a little girl in his third-grade class, wanted on her birthday. He understood at an early age what people want. Regardless of […]
Traits of an Aligned Leader When you’re an authentic aligned leader (someone who lives and makes decisions based on your values and what you believe to be morally and ethically right and wrong), some amazing things happen. Aligned leaders create a culture of trust within the organization, which is fundamental to being the kind of leader […]
Mindfulness as a Success Strategy Let’s talk about mindfulness, which seems to be the new buzzword these days. Why? Because mindfulness could hold the secret to your success. So, what exactly is it? Mindfulness is, essentially, being aware. Some call it a type of meditation. It is the deliberate focus of one’s energy on the present moment […]
How often do you think about how you prime yourself? When my son was in high school, I found I needed to pay close attention to his choice of music. He loved anything hip hop, and seemed to “pig out” on it. While much hip hop music is benign, I noticed that when it spilled […]
Are you aware of how your intentions drive your behavior? Are you aware of the impact your behavior is having on others? The following example shows you how intentions play out in behavior and the impact that that behavior can have on others’ perceptions of you. John sat across the table from me. I was […]