We default to email to connect with people – to the tune of 122 business emails, on average, per person per day. And while email is great for recaps, updates, and other informational exchanges, there are many situations where it’s not the best form of communication. It’s our job to select the right vehicle for what we are trying to convey or ask.
We do not get better without structure. Structure is a major contributor to successful behavioral change, whether you’re trying to change our own behavior, or our team’s. When either asking for or providing feedback, structure can make the process a positive encounter for both parties and increase our chance of success and makes us more efficient at it.
At the start of a job search, you may feel hopeful and excited about what potential opportunities may be ahead, but many job seekers easily fall into a slump as time passes. Job searching is not a quick and easy process. It can reasonably bring an individual down. But here’s what you can do to fight through it and keep going with even more empowerment.
Even exciting jobs have boring days. Doing the same tasks, going to the same office, and working with the same people day in and day out, it bounds you to fall into a rut on occasion. When that happens, what can you do to revive your interest in your work? How do you know the difference between being in a temporary slump and needing to leave your job?
In the new competitive business environment is essential for star sales reps to bring Insight into sales conversation and challenge customers outside their comfort zone by bringing provocative points of view. Instead of addressing technical benefits of their products, star reps focus the conversation on benefits that can upend customers’ current practices.
Begin your day by asking yourself this question: The day is over and I am leaving the office with a tremendous sense of accomplishment. What have I achieved?” This exercise is usually effective at helping us to determine the activities we want to focus our energy on and to create a plan of attack by breaking down complex tasks into specific actions.