Last week in my blog, I wrote about increasing productivity by engaging people’s humanity by Starting with Laughter. This was the most quoted snippet:
If you respect people’s humanity and give them a chance to warm up and situate themselves in the context of what is happening, you are far more likely to build trust, get buy-in, and get people ready to do the hard work.
Those of you who are members of my Executive Mentoring Group might have noticed that I sign off the weekly challenge emails with the word, “Avanti!”
I’d like to take a minute to explain this because I love this word for a number of reasons. Read More
Yesterday I was doing a leadership workshop for a client, and someone asked me “How did you make the choice to leave your corporate career to become an entrepreneur?”
I get this question very regularly, so I thought I would finally write about it. Read More
Today in this blog I want to do two things focused on helping you achieve the success you want — on YOUR terms.
1. Offer you the download of my Strategic Career Thinking webinar for free
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This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Strategically Thinking About Your Career.
If you missed it you can download the recording.
Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free. Read More
Stop listening to other people
Every time I hear some highly successful person, whether they are business person, movie star, writer, professional athlete, artist or reality TV star say, “You have to love your work”, or “You have to follow your passion”, I get annoyed. Read More
This month’s webinar was on the topic of Managing Your Own Performance
If you missed it, you can download the recording.
This is a very useful webinar to download if you want to:
- Get your career and life goals in focus for next year
- Manage your own productivity better
- Get ready for a performance review with your boss
- Know how to proactively choose the right work to ensure your development
- Take consistent action on longer term career and business goals
NOVEMBER ONLY: Get $30 off on Membership
This webinar on Managing Your Own Performance is a great tool to help start the year with a strong plan. Read More
1. The Extra Team
Really successful people are successful because they get a lot of help, not because they are so good on their own that they don’t need help!
It’s important to think about how you work and learn.
I see (broadly, for the sake of this discussion) two types of people in their careers.
1. People who see their job description as a minimum requirement, and respond with the minimum effort to collect a paycheck. Read More
Sometimes executive jobs just feel ugly and impossible.
I can remember feeling at various points in my career, that the mission just didn’t make sense, or that it was unsupported. I felt like I was out on a limb owning all of the risk, and with not enough resources to succeed. Read More