The Secret Science of Linguistic Style: How Your Verbal Persona Is Shaping Your Success
We all know the basics of communication finesse: it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. That’s something that people often miss when communicating normally. They just say what comes naturally, and think everyone else can understand what they mean because what they mean is obvious. Right?
Well, no, not quite. Not only do we communicate a lot with our tone, body language, over all presentation, there is also another layer to communication called Linguistic Style. I was floored by this article…
What You Should Do to Succeed as a New Manager
You go the Promotion, Congratulations!!
So, now what?
Many new first-time managers find that after putting in a lot of work and effort to be recognized for their potential, they face challenges once they step into their new role. You have more responsibility and people to manage. If you don’t have a great support system or guidance from upper management, or you have one or two difficult team members, you may feel overwhelmed or even have a touch of imposter syndrome.
The best way to comba…
From Habits to Success: Evaluate Your Daily Routine and Create a Better Future
What future is your daily habits leading you to?
Self-improvement is a lifelong journey, and one of the best ways to achieve success is by taking a step back and evaluating your current habits and routines. We tend to get on hamster wheels and just keep plugging along. Taking stock of the things we are doing, our current habits. Then determining what those habits are giving us and perhaps what is missing allows us to internationalize our routines to get us better results. As Mahatma Gandhi fam…
6 Tips if You're Contemplating a Job Change
“Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe you can achieve.” - Mary Kay Ash, Entrepreneur
There is a Mass Migration of Workers Seeking Meaningful Careers
Are you fed up with your current position and unsure of what is next for you? Are you burnt out and ready to lay down and give up? Join the club! People in the workforce are longing for a shift in career now more than ever. What is most surprisi…
Wrap Up the Year and Map Out Your Future
When December rolls around every year, we tend to ask “how is the year already almost over?” Then we have to finish up projects at work, do magic-making holiday activities for our kids, office parties, family dinners, and all the other merrymaking things that come in between. Before we know it, it’s January and we’re back in the office starting our Q1 without having had a moment to take reflect and plan the new year.
Reviewing the past year and planning for the new one is an important part of un…
The Perfectionist Problem
“Perfect is the enemy of good”
Letting Go of "Perfection"
"Eighty percent is perfect," said the speaker at the front of the auditorium.
“But that doesn’t make sense!” A woman in the audience was handed a mic, “I insist that my staff dot every i and cross every t. We need to ensure the highest possible quality for our work, all the time.”
“Well,” said the man on the panel at the front of the standing-room-only crowd, “your business will die.”
This was at a conference I attended…
Self Care is an Accelerant to Success
It’s February, the month of love - and what are you doing to love yourself? When we think of who to show our love to, we’re often at the bottom of the list. If you are like most of my clients, you have a long list of to-do’s for work, for family, for your partner. By the time you get to the end of your day there is just nothing left for you. So, you go to bed drained and get up the next day to do it all over again ad infinitum.
Being replenished and more fulfilled gives you the energy you need …