Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people. When you spend too much time picturing what a project
Dale Carnegie does a lot of research in regard to leadership. What are the traits that make up a great leader? The financial
Jamie: "Nice to meet you too, Jenn." Jen Jenn Jenny Jenni When I was 18 and in my first year of university, my father enrolled
It occurred to me how powerful words are and how much power, you and I have, to shift behavior by "choosing our words."
This article first appeared on QuietRev.com I had finally gotten the big promotion I’d always wanted. It was my tenth year
Over the years, I kept finding myself recommending POP! to friends and colleagues in marketing. While I have given away (or forgotten about) many other business and marketing books that I read, I have held onto my copy of POP! So, when Sam's new book came out, I was excited to read it...and review it.
When someone condemns our work, comments unkindly on our appearance, judges our parenting style or disapproves of any of our actions, it is a pure and total reflection of them, not us. Take relief and comfort that a critic's words often have nothing to do with you at all. Here are six reasons critics can be a good thing in your life:
There is a time and place for a no, a child trying to put a hand in a stove is a classic example. For less time-sensitive endeavors, I always wondered, is there something better than "No, you cannot have ice cream unless you have your dinner," with hands on our hip?
My prediction is that Branding Your X Factor will be a staple for business owners along with books such as, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.
Throughout human history, the predominant way we've built relationships is through real-time conversation. This throne is about to be taken over if it hasn't already been.
We are overly confident about our capacity to read other people, even our spouses. Trying to "detect the emotion someone is feeling by looking at a picture of their face or looking into someone's eyes" (two common mind reading tests) actually worsens our accuracy.
Small talk gets a bad rap. How many times have you heard someone complain about how much they wish they could cut through all of the "filler" and just talk about what's important? But the truth is, small talk is the most important part of a conversation.