There are times when leading others is one of the loneliest jobs in the world; however, when you’re beginning to feel like it’s you against the world, you’re on the brink of some wrong moves. So be mindful when this occurs.
It’s time for all of us to rethink how to reapply the management and leadership tools to a world that is not going to revert to what used to work.
The current economic climate has created new opportunities but has also made the sales landscape very competitive. Surviving in this new environment with weak sales management and poor sales consultants is a recipe for failure.
The words you choose in your messaging, advertising, website, brochures, sales presentations, social selling, newsletters and lead magnets will make or break your company. It is a specialised area that needs absolute focus.
If you’re using the economy or the pandemic as an excuse for not growing your business this year, then think again. Sure it’s easier to build a business when money is plentiful, but when spending shrinks, the genuinely successful separate themselves from their peers and keep their businesses growing.
The three distinct qualities you need to be an effective leader are a never-ending commitment to improving your knowledge, heartfelt compassion for others, and the courage to face your every fear.
Words have tremendous power. Positive words immediately affect our mindset, attitude, and performance. Positive words also instantly affect our physiology. Likewise, negative words have an immediate toxic impact on our minds and bodies. Words can and do hurt. If much of your life is negative, what can you do to change?
Think you’re too old to begin a new challenge or pursue a new idea? You aren’t. Being old is never a question of years. It is our attitude that determines our actual age. Have you stopped giving voice to the little child within you? Have you used your age as an excuse to close your mind to a new experience or a new challenge?
Most people know Henry Ford as the founder of Ford Motor Company and the originator of the assembly line. But Ford was also a master motivator.