Emotional Intelligence and Social Skill: How Do I Establish and Maintain Relationships?

 

If you are a social person, you probably say, “Good morning,” and chat briefly with coworkers, and participate fully in lively discussions in meetings.  You may have noticed experienced some turnover recently, people coming and going, and you often have to start relationships with new people.  It is important for personal and professional success to be able to establish […]

Emotional Intelligence and Social Skill: How Do I Establish and Maintain Relationships?2020-06-01T07:38:01-05:00

Intercultural Communication: Do I Focus On The Task Or The Relationship?

When you were young, you may have wanted to climb the corporate ladder or the organizational hierarchy. You, of course, like getting things done and realize people are important, too. It can be a challenge to balance the task and the relationship.

The struggle comes with the tension that is created by the […]

Intercultural Communication: Do I Focus On The Task Or The Relationship?2020-03-20T12:46:22-05:00

What Strategies Influence Others?

There are several strategies you can implement that influence others. Finding a copy of the mission statement or value statement would be a good start.

Use facts and data to make logical and rational presentations of ideas. Solid reasoning is persuasive.

Use flattery, create goodwill, act humbly, and be friendly long before you make a request. Friendliness […]

What Strategies Influence Others?2020-03-20T12:46:26-05:00

What are Spheres of Influence?

The concept of sphere of influence concerns the domain, or the areas of our careers, in which one can effectively exert influence.

Think of the spheres of influence like a set of concentric circles, in which influence is strongest near the center, and weaker as the distance from the center increases. Your personal sphere of influence […]

What are Spheres of Influence?2020-03-20T12:46:26-05:00

How Do I Increase My Power?

You can increase your power to influence. Power is something you have, whereas influence is something you do.

Power in organizations has three sources. Positional, Relational, and Personal. So don’t forget, there is more to power than position.

Of course positional power is based upon the position you hold in the organization and includes authority, reward, and […]

How Do I Increase My Power?2020-03-20T12:46:27-05:00

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