How to Build Rapport with Business Colleagues

Why is it so critical to develop rapport? Rapport is the foundation upon which all successful relationships are built. Think of rapport as a filter through which all communications, both verbal and nonverbal, come. The level of rapport you have with someone will dictate how your messages are received.  For example, let’s say you are […]

5 Ways to Control Your Thoughts

“As you think, so shall you become.” This famous quote is from the martial arts expert Bruce Lee. We have all heard this same principle in one way or another. At a conscious level, we may acknowledge the truth of this saying. However, putting it into practice and realizing the true power of your thoughts […]

16 Powerful Productivity Resources for Executives

As an executive, one of the primary challenges you face is how to prioritize your time. The  ability to overcome this challenge can be the difference between taking your team and career to the next level or being sucked into the never-ending hurricane of emails and “got-a-minute” meetings.  To help you stay on track and […]

5 Ways to Increase Team Productivity

Every senior manager wants to improve team productivity. So while this goal is not new,  perhaps entertaining new perspectives can make the difference between your team reaching above average goals or excellent goals.  Below are five ways you can increase your team’s productivity:  1. Provide Authentic Recognition  You already know that many times people will […]