Impatient people interrupt, finish other people’s sentences when they hesitate, ask people to hurry, urge people to finish and get to the point. All these behaviors of impatient people intimidate, irritate and demotivate others.
Change is the only constant in life; failure to keep pace with the change will make you extinct. Tuning your life to ?The Change? and adapting to it is the only way to survival. If you want to get ahead life, embrace change instead to cribbing about it. Oprah says, ?We can?t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.?
True success is not just keeping your job, but being famous by excelling in the workplace. Being famous in your company for the right reasons is an uphill task especially if the company is composed of highly competitive people. The hard work and toil needed to become famous should not […]
“Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder,” writes Sheryl Sandberg in her new book, “Lean In” which prompts women to take up leadership roles in corporate organizations. It is an acknowledged fact that women have to face unique challenges and struggles while developing a style of leadership at the […]
It is the goal of every young professional starting his or her career to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as possible.However, only a few of them manage to make advancements in their career fast. In the 1970s and 1980s, a person would join a company, put in hard work, […]
Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual?Berkshire Hathaway?shareholders meeting. It?s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It?s also fun because I get to learn from Warren and gain insight into how he […]
We are limited by the beliefs we set in our mind, history shows that successful people are able to break these shackles and unleash their potential. The difference is the?? T ??between?Can Do?and?Can?t Do. The ? T ? is your Thought. In an episode of Sex and the City, the […]
As LinkedIn is a business that started in a living room, much like Virgin began in a basement, I thought my first blog on the site should be about how to simply start a successful business. Here are five top tips?I’ve?picked up over the years 1. Listen more than you […]
Once a quarter?or so, I find it valuable to step back and ask:?How am I doing? Otherwise, you can end up consumed by work for years at a time and not be really happy, or not be really getting anywhere. So it?s helpful to take some time to step back […]
Why do some people achieve their goals while others fail? I believe it’s because successful people manage to overcome five barriers that, in many cases, guarantee failure. Here are those barriers and how to overcome them: 1. Uninspiring Goals When most people set goals, they envision a “thing,” such as […]
Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970 at the age of 20, and he hasn?t looked back. He?s the only entrepreneur to have built eight separate billion-dollar companies in eight different industries ? and he did it all without a degree in business. “Had I pursued my education long enough to […]
Recognize any of the platitudes on this list? Here’s why you should stop using them–now. Whipping out a platitude isn’t just annoying. Using some platitudes also shows you’re lazy–and not just in words but in actions: “Work smarter, not harder.” What happens when you say that to me? One: You […]
It is a well-known fact that established teams experience ?transition pains? under the leadership of newly appointed managers. The stress levels go up, and both the parties use moves and countermoves to outwit each other. New managers, insecure in their roles, often seek absolute compliance to orders from their subordinates, […]
From the top rungs of the management to the first line worker, everyone across sectors is looking for ways to be more productive at work. There are no magic pills to boost productivity and caffeine only helps so much. The other option of working extra hours to increase your productivity […]
Last week I met up with a former client who I had not seen for some time. He was disappointed with himself because, although he had set himself some career goals for the New Year, everyday stuff had taken over and he had done absolutely nothing about them.? I persuade […]