Influence is not the practice of getting other people to do what you want. Whether you are motivating employees to work harder or see your point of view, people do not act the way you hope they will against their… Read More
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If you are constantly seeking parity between work and home you may feel like you are on a quest in search of an elusive ‘holy grail’; it must exist out there somewhere!
I’m delighted that these folks want to engage my services. They want to achieve their goals. They just don’t want to simply engagement my services …. they want our work together to be fast, pain free, easy, inexpensive and brilliant.
With the pressures and constraints the boss is working with in our ‘get done more with less’ workplace, workers need to work together with their boss, not simply for their boss.
I’ve noticed that folks are having a challenging time keeping a focus on work. Not only has the workplace become a more demanding and complex place, there has been an increase in consumer/client expectations. The results are that the workplace… Read More
“Good advice often grates on the ear;” so goes a Buddhist maxim. What kind of consultant, trainer, coach, or facilitator do you want?
“Do these pants make me look fat?” In an effort to avoid being considered impolite or rude, you may be trying to avoid embarrassment or awkwardness on the part of the other person. That can result in your being less than honest. But if you soften the truth —
How do you get people to ask for help? I know that it is hard to ask for help in an environment that expects and sometimes demands self-sufficiency. A request for support can make people to feel ashamed, fear the loss of control, and worry that they will appear “less than” in the eyes of those who matter. And often those that matter are the same ones that hold the keys to the next promotion.