Improve the brevity and simplicity of your electronic communication. Connect with 5 new people and 7 existing colleagues or friends each day. Inspect your business process cycle from start to finish for improvement. Rethink your approach to helping others succeed. Increase the number of times you connect others to build new relationships. Resolve 3 pieces of unfinished business, no matter how painful. Live closer to your goals and your main points of focus, and less by reacti
I am not suggesting that you tolerate any and all infractions, bad behaviors and personal affronts. Avoidance is not the solution. Rather, take a stand for yourself with respect to engaging with the challenging person or uncomfortable situation. How do you tend to handle confrontation? What is most important to you regarding the outcome? Notice when your buttons are being pressed and by whom How clear are your boundaries? Some situations are simply easier to manage. Some asso
When your role is as the moderator, it’s clear that you are responsible for posing questions, introducing topics and managing the flow. However, when the meeting’s intention is to engage everyone, it’s another matter. Despite my best efforts to be included I had to step back and assess what was happening.
• Did my dining companions feel more comfortable with each other?
• Have nothing in common?
• Social anxiety?
• Poor manners?
• Totally unaware? I am not a quitter and