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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

Why don’t we listen?

People do a lot of listening, to smart phones on the way to work, to coworkers in meetings, and to casual conversations. Sometimes it’s hard to continue listening attentively.

There are a number of reasons why we don’t listen.

Sometimes we suffer from something called message overload. Given the amount of speech most of us encounter everyday, […]

Why don’t we listen?2020-03-20T12:46:29-05:00

How Is Trust Destroyed?

Have you noticed that some people in your department have a thin skin, no sense of humor, and take everything so personally?

Maybe trust has been damaged.

Trust can be damaged or destroyed in many ways.  Trust is damaged when laughing at, not with, the other person, talking behind each other’s backs, gossiping or openly moralizing about […]

How Is Trust Destroyed?2020-03-20T12:46:30-05:00

How Do You Establish Trust?

You may be working with new people.

They don’t really know you and you really don’t know them. You have positional power, now you need to develop personal power. You have the title, now you need the trust. How do you establish trust?

Trust is a complicated concept. Trust is something that occurs between people. What is […]

How Do You Establish Trust?2020-03-20T12:46:30-05:00

Do I Have Leadership Potential? [Video Blog]

Have your managers ever mentioned to you that you have leadership potential? Maybe this is new to you. Maybe you already thought you have leadership skills. In this video blog Kit lists four skills that are essential to being a leader. Ask yourself, “Do I have leadership potential?” Potential. What does that mean anyways?

Four essential […]

Do I Have Leadership Potential? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:36-05:00
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