DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FOCUS AND ATTENTION?

Do you know the difference between Focus and Attention? I hadn't really thought about it until I was listening to a pod cast this morning as part of my morning ritual. My mornings start around 5.45am with 3 things, which take 30 minutes. The 5 Tibetan rites ( if you have not heard of these...

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WHAT LIFTS YOUR SPIRITS?

JULY 1, 2016 / BY APRIL SABRAL Last night when I was traveling back to Toronto on my usual route from Montreal. I read an article in the Porter airlines in flight magazine. Each month the company features specific employees from different departments where the reader can gain access to an inside...

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How meditation and leadership work together!

Watch this group of leaders start their day with meditation. If you are like most people, you probably think meditation is sitting on a pillow burning incense and chanting OMMM....And while this may have some truth, it is not the only way to meditate. Leading a team and being the decision...

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10 Tips to improve your Interpersonal Savvy

Why is interpersonal Savvy so important? And what is it? Interpersonal Savvy is one of the most sought after communication skills in Leadership, it is the ability to intuitively understand and communicate to many different individuals. Do you ever work with people that just seem to say the...

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How to write a clear development plan

During the lifetime of your career you will most likely experience some form of development plan. However the personal development plan that your boss presents to you will most likely be a goal or company objective. So how do you know that this plan is really developing the core competencies...

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Connecting versus Communicating and does it really matter?

I was on an oversee's call with my sister this week using FaceTime and the line kept getting disconnected that funny timer kept appearing while trying to reconnect Has this ever happened to you? I remember when Verizon wireless ran a campaign a couple of years ago. Can you hear me now? This was...

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How to follow up and improve results

Talking with leaders everywhere the question always comes up "How do I hold my team more accountable?" FOLLOW UP FOLLOW UP FOLLOW UP" Whether your a district manager leading a group of store managers or a store manager leading a team of sales people. Your job as the leader is to cause your team...

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How to inspire trust in your team

Trust is difficult and takes time to build - however it is very easy to destroy. One way to build trust faster is to go out and talk to your people. Find out what they value, deliver on your commitments and encourage others to do the same. Follow these top tips to establish open, candid, and...

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The six essential steps to creating your own development plan.

A development plan is a documented commitment to make yourself own you're learning and growth. It outlines your strategy for developing the skills, attributes or knowledge you need to move forward on your chosen path and the measurements you'll use to chart your progress along the way. A...

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How does a positive outlook effect the workplace?

Do you value people that are different to you? Diversity of thought, ideas and approaches are what make up a well rounded team. When you understand this and encourage it you will be amazed at what your team can accomplish. It may be challenging at times however differing views and opinions can...

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