Such is the reward for being good at your job: the poisoned chalice is all yours. The skills needed for one role seem to have no bearing on the other. And as you stare into the screen and bite your lip, you realise 5 reasons that you should have said 'no' to a promotion.
How we speak and act as well as what we interpret can go a long way towards how successfully we ...
If you’ve ever cringed at the moment you were encouraged to “think outside the box” or when bringing up a harsh reality being asked “how can the sky be the limit when there are footprints on the moon?”, you can always start introducing these new beauties either for comic effect or just plain fun.
Where you choose to sit not only shows your status, but alters your behaviour. If you want to increase your influence - whether you have authority or not - you can use one of the 4 Power Positions to up your game.
What are the qualities that make some people more trustworthy, authoritative and persuasive? Go here to see what 'presence' is and how to increase yours.
Email rage and how to stop it.
You've been asked to give a presentation to the Board, but they've cut you off and asked you to spit out your message as quickly as possible. Here's how to do it, without losing impact.
Giving advice when it's not wanted is a sure way to get someone to ignore you. Read this to learn when and how to give it so that others listen.
You know what annoys you with email style. But how do you know you're not annoying someone with yours? Avoid these mistakes and get the tone of voice right.