“I just imagine all the other runners are big spiders, and then I get super scared,”Usain Bolt

“I just imagine all the other runners are big spiders, and then I get super scared,”
Usain Bolt

4 Management Traps to Avoid at All Costs

Pop culture is littered with bosses who are fun to watch but who’d be hell to work for. If you want to be a positive, effective leader, you’ll want to steer clear of the following four traits at all costs

7 Management Principles that have worked for me

Trust is important in any relationship, be it at work or elsewhere. I believe that everyone wants to do a good job and allowing people to spend time with their kids at soccer practice or to help a family member with a medical appointment is essential in balancing the ‘always on, always mobile’ expectation we have on our people. And looking after one’s health should always be a priority.

"When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering."Miguel Ruiz

"When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering."
Miguel Ruiz

Are you going to Milk the Cow or Shoot the Dog?

A low market growth rate coupled with a low market share rate is what? It’s a Dog - and, what do we do with Dogs? We shoot them, right?
Increasingly, the answers to these questions lie in the less analytical aspects of strategy. It is about hiring/retaining the right people, improving organizational communications, and finding innovative new ways to compete.

Dealing With Criticism: 5 Tools to Develop a Thick Skin

The more you step out into the spotlight, whether literally or figuratively, the more attention and feedback you’re going to get, and not all of it will be positive.

"Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong."Thomas Fuller

"Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong."
Thomas Fuller

3 Keys to Listening Better

Effective listening requires that we relate in the world view of the other person rather than trying to pull that person into our world.

10 Time Management Mistakes Most People Fall Into

Are you feeling overwhelm and are getting nowhere? Or do you feel like you are having too much time and are feeling bored because you don’t accomplish much in life? In this article, you will discover the 10 time-management mistakes most people fall into.

"The quality of life is more important than life itself."Alexis Carrel

"The quality of life is more important than life itself."
Alexis Carrel

Increase Customer Acquisition by 400 Percent with Storytelling

Consumer behavior has changed dramatically. We now have more interests than ever due to mobile and the social Web, and you can be engaged and exposed to your areas of interest whenever you want, and to whatever depth. It’s virtually impossible to keep up with the sheer volume of content being produced around every topic imaginable. People are spending on average five hours a day consuming content. 

Communication and charisma

A very important base for power is charismatic power. People want to do things for you simply because you have a bearing that exudes charisma, confidence and magnetism. Can this be learned? The exciting fact is that it can. With a knowledge of what it is and how it’s projected, we can work on it to become more charismatic, and in that way, get more out the people we interact with.

Tony A Gaskin Jr

Tony A Gaskin Jr

What the World’s Top Performers Teach You About Overcoming Stage Fright

Stage fright is not just something that happens to amateurs. It’s an overwhelming nervousness that can, and does, afflict everyone: from professional singers to professional athletes, from movie stars to speakers and presenters to Broadway big names.

The Complete Guide to Building Your Personal Brand

Only you can determine how you want your life to unfold. You can’t control every aspect of your life, but you can create a long-term vision and develop steps to achieve that vision.