Successful communication in the workplace should be at the very top of every professional’s list of goals. It’s that important – as well as that difficult to establish and maintain for most of us.
Whatever your goals, one thing is sure, it’s always wise to seek out better ways of ‘doing’. Whether relationships, habits, methods and practices, or time-management, strong leaders know that there is always room for improvement.
If you’re like most of us, recognizing the need for improvement is often easier than implementing it. Not everyone will readily welcome a change in procedure or a new idea – unless they are able to clearly see the benefits. [Read more…]
“Your imagination is the preview to life’s coming attractions.” Albert Einstein
You know that wasting time and energy only leads to frustration, but did you also know that investing time and energy through better leadership practices can attract the kind of lasting success you’ve been wanting?
Quick fixes don’t last.
“Asking questions is just one way you can communicate your belief in other people’s abilities.” James Kouzes
Have you ever considered the importance of your daily conversations? In the workplace, getting to know your co-workers can be as easy as striking up a conversation over lunch. Getting to know your clients, their needs and goals, is also made possible by listening to the perspectives they share, along with the unique and valuable insights only they can provide. [Read more…]
“A good intention clothes itself with power.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
In 2014, Fortune Magazine published an article by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss entitled, The Good Intentions that Will Kill Your Business. Addressing the issue of providing good service, and the lack thereof, the authors stated:
“It turns out a central barrier to service is not backward thinking and callous management. More often than not, it’s the very human desire to want to do the right thing.”