Learning How To Say No : 5 Top Strategies
That Make It Easier to Say No
Learning how to say “no” as a leader is a real challenge to many. How many of you out there are struggling with over-commitment. With team you will be getting great opportunities coming your way, but there is no way that you are able to do them, let alone a small portion of it.
Finding a balance in our life and margin in our days without running the risk of feeling over-committed can be really challenging. When you say yes to too many activities and responsibilities, you are in essence saying no to the people or priorities that mean so much to you.
Disappointments: 5 Tips on How To Cope
Disappointments are part and parcel of life. We are confronted with it so often that at times we tend to take it for granted. Disappointments can be both big and small, and at times they have such terrible effect that they through you off track. Unfortunately many of us tend to grumble and whine about our problems to the extent that it irritates people around us.
From experience I find it is important to acknowledge our disappointments and not just disregard or discard them, but instead come up with a good strategy on how to cope with them. The solution actually lies in learning helpful ways on how to acknowledge disappointments.
Business Success: The Power of Being Focused
Business success requires that you take very many aspects into consideration. One of these aspects is the power of being focused. How many times have you heard someone say this? It is something that we tend to tell our clients and ourselves on a regular basis. If you want your business to be successful, you must focus on it and use your efforts on what you do uniquely well.
Who Has Inspired You To Be A Better Leader?
When you look around you, you will find that the world is full of challenges and obstacles. Fact is it is not getting any easier and the fact that economic, technological, internal and external trends are on the increase does not make things any better. Especially when we look at the ever demand needs of our clients, balancing this with the family needs and our own private needs requires real acrobatic talent.
The Power of Building Better Business Relationships
The power of building better business relationship is what is generally known to be the fuel that feeds the success of your business. If you are not aware of this, or you are not sure how this works, then here are just a few points which I want to highlight which should help you to build better business relationship:
Happiness and Gratitude:
The Secret Power of How To Be Happy and Grateful
Happiness and gratitude is something I remembered sometime back as I was brooking, not really sure about what, but I guess because I cannot remember it must have been something insignificant. Nonetheless at the time it did send me into a deep and unhappy spiral.
If there is something that is so fragile then it is true happiness. Great events will send us to great heights, and at the same time tragic ones to great lows and in many cases except when we suffer from some mental illness, we will invariably return back to our normal level of happiness.
Taking Ownership is Taking Responsibility
Taking ownership is being committed, responsible and proud of what you do. If you find yourself stalling in a project at work, waiting on someone else to take the initiative of getting things moving or even hoping to find an easy way to get focused or improve your productivity a ray of sun from an unexpected source, then you will have to wait long.
Taking ownership means we take pride in our work and care about what we are doing. Ownership is empowering because it give you the sense of accomplishment. I always find that taking ownership provides a sense of pride.
5 Best Ways of Overcoming This Phase
Overcoming procrastination is not difficult especially if you are determined to be successful in life. What is really procrastination?
Procrastination is the habit of putting tasks off to the last possible minute which can be a major problem both for your career and personal life. Examples of side effects of procrastination are:
True friendship: How do you know who your
real friends are?
True friendship is a difficult definition and I dare say that its definite will be relative depending on just what we are looking at what we call true friendship. Most people would say, a friend is always a friend, am I right? Well the answer is no. What do you think a sieve and a sack have in common?
Leadership Skills: How To Deal With A
Team Member That Has Personal Problems
Leadership skills vary depending on a given situation. I was talking recently to a friend regarding difficulties that people are experiencing withdrawing their investment money in a particular problem and at that moment one of the team member became unusually quiet. Now this is one of the most pro-active members in the team and their silence was definitely a message to you as a leader of the team to take notice and also action.
Dealing With Anger: Are You Allowed To Show
Anger As A Leader?
Dealing with anger is a topic I reckon most leaders would never want to experience as it puts you in a compromising position. On the other hand you need to find an excellent strategy on how you want to deal with somebody who is annoyed as this is definitely a difficult task.
It actually reminded me of a meeting that I recently had with a potential business partner that turned sour. I took exceptions on a comment which he made and the amazing thing was that it was he who was upset, although I was the one offended.