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How good are your “people-reading skills?” Are you at the college level or still in second or third grade? Your ability to intuit what others are thinking and feeling could could make all the difference in your career. Test your knowledge here.
How to Cure Perfectionism
Perfectionism is a thief that consumes the healthy things inside ourselves. You could also think of it as a mental obstacle that prevents much forward progress. Either way, it causes mental stress, tension, and fatigue. Perfectionism is a major cause of procrastination. It also contributes to an imbalanced life, with people working excessive overtime to ensure everything is just right. The ripple-effects are many. Learn how to conquer the disease.
The Dangerous Employee
Learn how to recognize a potentially violent staff member and take appropriate action well before tragedy strikes. Better still, learn how to avoid the kind of organizational climate in which such problematic behavior patterns develop and thrive.
How to Influence People – Subtly and Effectively!
If you want to have greater influence, be more other focused — because in the end, influence is always about the other person. These seven stunnningly simple things will make a big difference.
What to Do About a Control Freak Boss
The staff is miserable. They have a controlling, micromanaging boss who can only see the negative in everybody and in everything. Does everybody just have to grin and bear it and go on suffering in silence? No! Here’s what you can do.
How to Improve Your Storytelling
A key skill of conversation is being able to tell a story that engages the imagination of the listener. A few folks are great at storytelling; many folks are just so-so; still others are terrible. A main cause of such mediocrity is that the stories they tell lack structure and ramble along so that listeners have difficulty following the story-line and may miss the conclusion – if there is one. Learn how to get it right – and become the life of the party!
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Azriel Winnett is the author of the highly acclaimed, eye-opening book How to Build Relationships That Stick. An enhanced edition is now available as a paperback.