When you write a proposal, whom do you feature? If you talk more about yourself than the client and how to solve his or her problem, you're running down the wrong path. Here are 10 tips to get back on track.
Posts tagged ‘high performing teams’
Sometimes talking "at" each other lies at the root of miscommunication. If you find yourself saying the same thing over and over to employees without changing outcomes, then you've got to try new ways to get them on the same page. See what happened when I modified an old Management by Objectives (MBO) framework.
Do you ever think that perhaps we’re a little too fascinated with our devices? It seems as if we view being always available for people to call, email, or text us as a professional courtesy. And it is... to those people are trying to reach us while we're in meetings. But, every time you interact with your device you tell the other people in the room they're not important. The simple act of banning devices in meetings can change cultural dynamics in a very powerful way.
Women entrepreneurs receive less funding than their male counterparts. And yet, research shows that women bootstrap more effectively, have a higher success rate when it comes to starting sustainable businesses, and generate greater long-term profits. Many of the funding discrepancies may stem from the way we learn to communicate as children.