We so often get wrapped up with the problems in our own lives that we can sometimes be oblivious to the struggles of the people around us. Take your coworkers and your customers. Every single one of them is dealing with issues that prey on their mind, sap their stamina, and distract them every minute….
Can you remember when you were very small, and something as simple as a colorful piece of plastic could hold your attention and entertain you? It still can, figuratively speaking. You still got that! When we were little, we weren’t yet overstimulated and we weren’t in a rush. We didn’t need to be told to….
Fear is faith that it won’t work out. – Author Unknown If you’re using your faith, use it for your benefit. Since you’re going to believe something, you might as well believe something positive. Use your faith to do the impossible, dare to do what’s never been done before. Business Stamina offers dynamic, energizing, and….
Risk governs our everyday lives, without us even realizing it. In almost every situation we get put in, our brains will automatically analyze the potential risk of a situation and make a decision to go for it or not. This ranges from making a decision to cross the road, to approaching the boss with a….
In sports, every team needs a coach. A coach is an outside set of eyes that can see all the aspects of the team that the members themselves cannot. The coach lends the experience and strategy to the group and provides insight that leads them to a successful season. The coach evaluates the team’s strengths….
With so many wonderful words in the English language, wouldn’t it be more interesting if we used more of the action words? Read your last letter…was it “powerful”? Does it move you? Effective communicators know that using verbs that inspire action can enhance the message you are trying to get across. For example, on a resume,….
Have you ever thought about the power of faith? Faith is critical to your life and to your success. Faith means full-reliance or full-assurance in something, even when it is not evident. To “have faith” means to be fully-confident, fully-persuaded, or fully-convinced that something is going to occur. Faith is a belief in the unseen or the un-manifest; it’s a knowing….
In the world today, people are calling out for more transparency in all aspects of their lives. Most individuals want transparency from the government, from financial institutions, and from employers. Learning how to become a transparent leader, one who is accessible and doesn’t hide the truth from their employees, can improve workplace morale, productivity, and create an all-round better….
How do you know you are being effective in your communications and language? Every time you speak or write a word, you have an intention for the listener. The dilemma is that many of us don’t critique our own language for negativity and ambiguity. For example, how often do you say or do you hear someone say “Yes, but…” when asked to do….
You may not realize how many times you “negotiate” in a day. It can be for a new deadline, or a whole new contract; hence knowing how to prepare is essential. First – set the stage. Success in any negotiation depends on the ability of the two sides to communicate. Do you know exactly what you want? AND, what you are willing….