Accept Reality Sooner & Speed Professional Success

All want success and most want it sooner. Accept reality & you speed success. Inspiration and advice for leaders, career seekers, business owners, corporate managers.

Workplace People Skills: Redirecting Emotion into Success

Do colleagues, customers, or your boss press your emotion button? Here’s one solid technique that works and keeps you clear headed through it all. Read more …

Great People-Skills Win Big: Leadership, Sales, Service

Most know that great people-skills deliver more professional success. It can help you in your life too! Here’s a short true funny story to inspire you, your teams, and those you are developing. Read more …

Professional People Skills or The Sting of the Sneer?

Do your professional workplace people skills and emotional intelligence equip you to interact and even disagree without showing disdain? Here are 3 steps to keep you from inflicting the sting of the sneer face to face, on the phone, and online.

Professional Workplace People Skills: Smart Communication

Your communication at work — be it a large corporation or mid-size business — does more than impart information. Replace 3 classic communication missteps with these smart steps and use these people skills lessons for results in teamwork, customer service, sales, and leadership.

Professional People Skills: Handling Frustrating Nudges

Who frustrates you at work? Who is your “nudge”? Handle your nudges with this successful approach! Read more …

Four Practices for the Best Professional People Skills

Ever meet someone who is very good with all different types of people? In the workplace you see their professional people skills shine in various situations. You wonder, “What makes them so successful with diverse people and in widely different situations?” Look more closely or speak with them and you will find that the best professional people skills develop from these four practices.

New Leaders, Pictures 4 Critical Success

New leaders (especially young ones) have so much to learn about leadership. It can be complex and overwhelming. As a client recently outlined some of the challenges of one of his new leaders, I immediately pictured images that might help her. Here are some critical leadership lessons and pictures to remind, reinforce, and trigger successful behavior. Add yours!

Professional People Skills – Mindset to the SkillSet

Even with professional people skills (soft skills) training, your mindset can determine success or failure w/other people at these 3 key moments. Remember …

The Dividends of Professional Workplace People Skills

What are the dividends of people skills in the workplace? With diverse team members in one workplace or distributed in many workplaces around the globe, the value is becoming clearer. Read this article first published in Help Desk Institute’s Support World journal.

Professional People Skills – Work on You AND the Work

Articles, blog posts, and forums continue to debate whether or how much people skills are considered for hiring. This debate is rather useless and quite risky. Do you want to bet the wrong way? Read more …

The Best Professional People-Skills to Learn Before Work

Expanding on an article by Anthony Balderrama on What They Should Have Taught You in School, this article notes six of the best professional people-skills to learn for work!

Professional Soft Skills Resolution for 2010

Here’s a New Years professional soft skills resolution 2010 and how to make it happen. Soft skills are still the underlying mechanism for success around the globe. What’s your resolution?

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