Perception or Communication – Who Will Win?

Guest post: The bell rings to start the fight! The crowd is roaring to cheer on the contender they want to win, Perception or Communication. They are evenly challenged though their strengths reside in different areas, this will be a good fight!

Are you a Thought Leader?

Okay, we hear the two words: THOUGHT LEADER everywhere nowadays…. When you think of the term thought leader, what comes to mind? That “always-accurate” source Wikipedia defines thought leader as: “A thought leader is business jargon for an entity that is recognized for having innovative ideas.” On the surface that’s fairly accurate, but what does it take to be a thought leader? For me, the foundation to be a thought leader is the ability to think critically. Nowadays, I look around and wonder if it’s a lost skill!

Dr. Liz Alexander and co-author Craig Badings, share how to become a thought leader in your industry from their latest book: #Thought Leadership Tweet: 140 Prompts for Designing and Executing an Effective Thought Leadership Campaign (THiNKaha Books).

Can you really manifest money?

Guest Post by Jeanna Gabellini
I could brainstorm at least 10 strategies you could implement in your business right now to double your profits. But you’d still have to shift your mindset, up your confidence level and have courage enough to take the inspired actions. Instead, I’m going to give you the easiest way I know to guarantee a massive spike in your income and keep it in an ever-upward spiral.

Did You Just Say What I Thought You Said! 4 Ways To Hear An Insult.

“How dare you criticize me? It was you that screwed up, not me! You’re completely incompetent and if I hadn’t stayed cool, calm and collected there’s no way we’d have recovered from the mess you caused. …”Wow, you seem really upset about this? Would you have liked to have done a great job and you’re feeling disappointed about what happened? Maybe you’re also looking for passion and energy in the work we do together? And also honest, direct feedback and communication?”
These guesses may be well wide of the mark but that doesn’t matter. With this empathic response, I’m with her and her reaction to what’s going on. I might even discover…

How to deal with meeting malaise

A meeting without an agenda is like a journey without a map…. Today’s guest expert International Productivity Expert Athenée Mastrangelo from shares with us the 5 steps for running an effective meeting. I don’t know about you, but nothing makes my eyes roll faster and farther into my head than meetings than just drag on and on…. How effectively are you running your meetings?