Have you ever heard the song ‘Hey Ya’? At the time of writing this, it has been streamed over 276 million times on Spotify and viewed 302 million times on YouTube, so there’s a high chance that you might’ve encountered it in the last 14 years since its release (it’s been 14 years already?!). You might’ve danced to it at a party, sung along in … Continue reading The ‘Hey Ya’ effect
Some time ago I was told that I am going to meet a guy. ‘He’s even crazier than you’, told me my managing consultant, referring to the IRONMAN training regime, so I was looking forward to shaking this guy’s hand. Continue reading “How to beat a world record without giving up a busy day job”
Did you know that Frankfurt am Main is one of the worst cities in Germany when it comes to theft?
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Summary: leave your phone, disconnect from the Internet and reconnect with people.
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Summary: Perceived lack of leadership in the team might be a symptom of a higher-level manager sucking it out of it.
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Summary: Know your customers, differentiate yourself and play to your strengths.
Continue reading “Trump’s victory delivers 5 key business lessons for all of us”
Dear Sales Person, Customer Service Representative, Company – basically anyone who calls me their “Customer”!
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Summary: Examine your relationships at work – a manager might be unconsciously the reason for someone’s poor performance. Be aware of the Pygmalion Effect and don’t let it affect you and your teams.
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Summary: The healthiest way of accepting compliments is The Assertive Way, in which you don’t diminish yourself and you don’t oversell your accomplishments. You acknowledge your effort, learn from your success and grow.
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Summary: You don’t need to come up with a completely new product or a ground-breaking innovation to be successful in business – make it easy for your customers and they will love you.
Continue reading “Your competitive advantage is how you treat your customers”