10 Powerful Phrases That Can Move Mountains

10 Powerful Phrases

Rick DeVos, cofounder of Amway, successful businessman, motivational speaker, and philanthropist, offers his wisdom on keeping a positive attitude, in his book: Ten Powerful Phrases for Positive People:

  1. I’m Wrong
  2. I’m Sorry
  3. You Can Do It
  4. I Believe in You
  5. I’m Proud of You
  6. Thank You
  7. I Need You
  8. I Trust You
  9. I Respect You
  10. 10.  I Love You

How to End Meeting Madness – Forever!

Do you spend hours every week in meetings? Would you have more success in work if you had even more meetings?

Do you often wish a meeting was over before it even began? When our time is stretched thin, and our email inbox is overflowing, the announcement of another meeting is usually not welcomed.

If you have attended meetings where this is no agenda, no record of decisions or outcomes, and no one person identified as accountable for follow through – you’re in the norm. [Read more…]

Groom Yourself to be a Master Communicator

Communication skills – it’s critical for your success in work, and it’s on the top of hiring managers’ lists when interviewing and assessing candidates for employment.

The problem with communication … is the illusion that it has been accomplished.
– George Bernard Shaw

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How to Get What You Want – One Conversation at a Time

Are your conversations bringing you more success in work? Are you building or eroding your relationships through your conversations?

If you’re like most people, you occasionally have interpersonal difficulties with one ore more people at work. According to Susan Scott, author of Fierce Conversations, interpersonal difficulties are a direct result of our inability to communicate well. [Read more…]