Cultivating a mutually valuable relationship with your boss requires leveraging personal strengths and employing some strategy. This Executive Edge looks at how you can step up to earn your leader’s trust, gratitude and attention, while also keeping an eye on increasing your value and influence within an organization. Leaders like to know that your goals are consistent with their business objectives and that by working with you they can achieve something they could not achieve alone. Instead of settling for mediocrity, there is more personal satisfaction to be gained by summoning your strengths and leading up.
Considering the wide range of self-development books we all read, it can often seem like they offer conflicting advice. For every book that conveys the importance of banning distractions to achieve more, there’s another that implores us to give ourselves grace and be okay with doing less. But these books really don’t conflict at all […]
What does improving your public speaking really mean? Does it mean you’ll make more sales? Convince people to see things your way? Those are just effects. The purpose of mastering public speaking is much broader— it’s about taking control of your own voice and making what you think and feel on the inside clearer and […]
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