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You’ve asked to meet with your boss to clarify expectations and goals, and you are feeling a little stressed with the additional projects that you have been asked to take on. Show your resilience and creative thinking under pressure. That all-important can-do attitude paves the way to a productive discussion. They believe you can solve … Continue reading Meeting With Your Boss? Have A Plan.
We have conducted thousands of interviews. Over time, we have learned that highly accomplished professionals, and beginners alike, may share a similar feeling of nervousness, going in to an interview. It isn't something you do every day. There are various skills of active listening, practicing empathy, and using open-ended questions as techniques to conduct a … Continue reading There Is No Substitute For Character.
Customer service professionals know that how to project sincerity and interest to the caller creates trust and confidence in the listener. Value judgments are made within the first 15 to 30 seconds of speaking to someone on the telephone based on attitude, style of the speaker and visualizing the person on the other end. People … Continue reading It’s For You…The Quality Of Your Telephone Voice.
In an interview, your focus or lack of it is picked up very quickly by the interviewer. Many a career opportunity is lost through lapses of attention, or assuming that the interviewer understands what you are saying. This is a problem for people who are unaccustomed to interviews. Without practice and mindfulness, which means a … Continue reading The Importance Of Being Focused—Sharpening The Tools.
Inertia is a state of mind that's the equivalent to having a mental flat tire. You're stuck in your situation if you allow yourself to give up and avoid the work needed to pull yourself up onto your feet, and begin moving however hesitantly forward again. Sometimes you need to kick-start yourself to regain a … Continue reading Inertia – What’s Holding You Back?
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