In my early years, when an unfortunate situation developed, I would react.
30 Life-Changing Classics and Laws of Leadership Booklets – Tremendous Leadership
My reaction was often abrupt, loud and sometimes negative. Today, I will pull myself from a situation when possible, take a few seconds and some deep breaths to gather my composure, and then respond. No one likes to have a voice raised at them or be spoken to like a child. A good friend and someone I admire as a leader reminded me of this recently.
I have always taught my team that a customer is going to know whether or not he or she would be willing to purchase from us within the first ten seconds of walking through the front door of New Scooters 4 Less. First impressions are everything. The greeting, the handshake and the presentation are all powerful for a business and for a leader. Learn from other leaders, but stop comparing your success to theirs.
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- 5 Life-Changing Leadership Lessons - Business in Greater Gainesville.
- See a Problem?.
- How to Close a Deal Like Warren Buffett: Lessons from the Worlds Greatest Dealmaker (Business Books)?
- The Streets of Laredo.
We will gladly refund your purchase price merchandise cost only within thirty days of purchase and with receipt of item in new, saleable condition. I put it in everyone's stockings. You get the idea. One of my favorite employees once said, "Alexa, people ask me a lot what it's like to work with you, and I tell them, 'Alexa gets punched in the face every day and gets right back up.
Losing a great employee or trying to make a product work or not hitting gross numbers, or trying to fundraise, or trying to do it while your personal life is moving at 7, miles per hour, or your health isn't great or your family is going through something. This book really affirmed for me that sometimes being the leader means that you get punched in the face and you have to get Right.
This is the how-to-hire manual. From the promo blurb: "Geoff Smart and Randy Street provide a simple, practical, and effective solution to what The Economist calls 'the single biggest problem in business today'": unsuccessful hiring. Hiring and how to hire should be about one thing: the people. The people. And let me remind you once again.
It's about the people. Now that I've shared some of my life-changing reads, I'm ready for some new ones.
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What are your inspirational business books? Please share, as I am always looking to grow myself. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. The Power of Habit.