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A KEY ELEMENT IN BUILDING PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIPS

How do you build effective productive relationships with your people?  Here’s one critical element that is all too often ignored.

How to build productive relationships

Shelly Gable, an assistant Professor of Psychology at University studies “motivation and emotion in close relationships” – and what closer relationship should there be than between a leader and a team member they wish to engage and motivate to great productivity and results?

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BIG DOGS EXPECT TO WIN

When a big dog comes on the canine scene all of the others sit up and take notice. If there’s going to be a scrap then they all know that the big dog is likely to win.

Big Dogs Expect to Win
But sometimes you see a fierce mini-pooch get into a dog fight and wipe out all of the competition – that’s because they know the Big Dog Code, and follow it.

Whether your company is a poodle or a Rottweiler, when you follow the Big Dog Code you’ll find that you expect to win too.

Here are the bones of the Big Dog Code:

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HOW TO A WRITE BOOK TO ENHANCE YOUR PERSONAL BRAND – INTRODUCTION

Would you like to know how to write a book to put your personal brand and your career ‘on the map’ but keep putting off doing something about it because just don’t have time?  Here’s a straightforward approach that can fit the busiest schedule and will get you started quickly.

How to write a book

This is the first in a series of weekly posts on how to write a book that will run here over the next several weeks.  If you already know what you’d like to write about, but just cannot figure out how to get started then this series is for you.

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HOW TO MAKE SMALL TALK

Does your small talk ever let you down – do you ever struggle to keep a casual conversation going?

How to Make Small Talk

For some people small talk and engaging in casual conversation comes absolutely normally – it’s as natural to them as breathing.  Nothing fazes them.  Is it nature or nurture, genes or upbringing – who knows?

What I do know for sure is that if small talk and casual conversation doesn’t come naturally to you then, from time to time, you find yourself at a disadvantage if yours is a life in business – especially if you aspire to be either a leader or a salesperson.

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ELEMENTS OF GREATNESS

Do you want to be known by those who come in contact with you as someone who has a great impact on the world at large? You can be – greatness is a choice: and you can make a key decision to be great right now.

Before you read on watch this two and a half minute video.

Greatness Knows No Borders.

The desire for greatness is universal.  I play this video all over the world and it has a completely predictable effect on all people – regardless of cultural or language barriers: it moves them. It ALWAYS stills the room and audiences are ALWAYS quietly thoughtful after the video – but it’s a strangely tense calm.

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