Book anniversaries are great temps to reflect upon being where you are from a career standpoint. Are you delivering what you promise you would? And is the organization still standing by their promises to you?
We must take time to stop and smell the roses. There are so many things grabbing for attention it becomes important to be able to have a look at how we can reduce our constant need to be engaged and give ourselves an opportunity to be still
On the start full Thursday Apple showed I decide to visit the topic of education. We have a broken educational mentality and perspective Particularly in the United States of college then job where the exchange of tuition for the education received my not be in alignment. I talk with Corina and Scott and share their examples of hard work applied knowledge and high activity to lead their careers
We wanna be completely satisfied with what we have in our lives right now. And at the same time making moves and decisions to get something in the future. But our perspective must be on embracing today. Not living for the weekend nor can't wait for work to start.
Let's take the time to express gratitude in the written form to those in our circle. It could be a post it note a note in a lunch or a book or a magazine in a backpack or one that you actually mail out someone.
Take the time to develop your own character and look for long term habits of success versus shortcuts. When it comes to leave a legacy it's about the influence of 1 and to 1 and for 1 versus the masses.
Review the concept of dealing with change from the book, "who moved the cheese?" as a way to look at what's going on in change and to be able to embrace as a leader the changes happening within our organization
Social media rate of return is on a limited. These are communication tools to help us get better and be better. It's an opportunity for us ability to communicate with others to help them to get better and be better.
Do you find your family and friends are true supporters of you? And are you finding that you are a source of strength to your family and friends as they pursue things in their life? We can predict the kind of life people are gonna be based on who they associate with.
As we create one piece of content rubble to make other marketing and branding pieces from that 1 piece of content. I talk about how you can have themes like the Houston West chamber of Commerce or like my Podcast. Think about your audience and what they might want to hear. You don't need every piece of content or post to go viral.
Follow your passions and ambitions with all the energy that you have. Too often people loud the opinions of others to determine what they decide to do. People even not do things because they think others might be thinking that they shouldn't do that period so even though they haven't actually heard someone oppose them or say no they won't make a decision because they're afraid that the person might say no.
After visiting with some at centers of influence in my network I realized that people are making some moves. And I'm reminded that we can and make career moves based on our own and desires. I've made career moves based on wanting to live in a specific city, job promotion, more income, and the opportunity to work with a more entrepreneurial management team
Understand when you're giving crucial feedback if you ask them what they think they need to prove on they might give you a defensive posturing, feedback that they think you want to hear, solutions that only worked in the past and they might not know what they don't know. If your feedback is identifying their blindspot they don't even see it.
It's not so much what you know but who knows you. And take that concept a little bit further it's not about who you know but about who knows you. When it comes in networking we can be active and establish some good marketing strategies when it comes to promoting yourself
Knowing what we know, knowing what we don't know and not knowing what we don't know are crucial in our person's development. We all have blind spots and we must find out what they are. Discipline is what will be required in order for us to be better.
Reeled added jobs if it's gotta be done right it's got to be done by me as a leader is completely false. Your role is to be able to lead a group of individuals to accomplish a singular vision or goal for project. Your value of a leader is purely base and what you can help me she accomplish.
Podcasting is a great way to have your voice be heard to those that won a consume your cards in in an audible format. The radio is moving more towards video and also in some communities the radio is almost a dead medium
Split follow your Passion projects. Live your own life. Respect the opinions of others as if it's coming from a good place. You have to make decisions for yourself. You can still respect others and their opinions without it encroaching your ambitions.
How can a business leverage social media as communication tools to attract talent and to retain their current employees. Recap of the 4 pillars of social media when it comes to platform content posting and engagement. I recap my speech that I gave yesterday add the Gulf Coast symposium for the Society of Human Resource Managers here in Houston Texas
A simpler leadership skill set is to lead others towards a specific goal and allowing them to be able to do it their way. In order to see the talents and capabilities and capacity of your team you must allow them to showcase those specific set of skills. A higher level of skill set is to build a to lead a team of leaders or now you're getting them to get a team to accomplish a specific goal and vision.
Here on social media Thursday I decide to give out my thoughts for the upcoming or recent high school and college grad. Get to know people in of heard other departments and other divisions. Save your money. A patient. And think like a business owner
Sometimes that muse can be our significant other a spouse or boyfriend or girlfriend. Sometimes were motivated by those that love and support us like family and friends and immediate network. If you don't have any of that in your life and you have to be self motivated you can build an online community that supports you and helps you know what your blind spots are
When it comes to our careers we want to be able to focus majority of our time up to 80% on our shrinks and talents that we are extremely good at. Then the other 20% is working on those tasks that don't come naturally yet we want to improve. The only time that you think about others when it comes to your career and life is when you wanna help them improve and get more
Sharing your vision with were you wanna go helps your team start seeing what's not seen. Reflecting on the past one ally to know the future. Those that common phrase that history will be heated self but yet it actually doesn't. There might be a semblance of similarities however it's a much different war.
It's important to be able to look down the road when it comes to your career. Were your curly add are there opportunities to get what you want out of that company out of that industry and out of that role? If not it might be time to start making some adjustments and now in order to start having the career that you truly want.
When leading others it's more productive to identify what are the different personalities on your team. What motivates them? What are their key performance indicators? How do they want to be recognized? We take time to know our team we can pull out their best helens and allow them to showcase those skills
In life there are areas that we know thinks. There are also areas were we don't know things and we know that about ourselves. There's a larger section of life that we don't know that we don't know these things and these can be our blind spots. It could be that the way you dress actually invokes certain emotions with people and you might not even know that period in order to have a breakthrough on getting more in your life it becomes extremely important to understand your perspective on your past and on your future and focus a 100% of your attention on the now
You want people that support you and believe in you can give you guidance and help along the way. If you can't find it in your face-to-face network you can now have the opportunity of leveraging social media to build an online. You can even use a Podcast as your engage with others to promote your own thoughts and also to have people get to know you
There's a common phrase that people like dogs can be taught new tricks. The good news is that people are humans and not dogs. When we work on something we must be reminded that everybody started as a beginner. We must be patient with ourselves.
Too often we have a limiting beliefs based on our life circumstances and experiences and we must break those barriers that keep us captive by only seeing what's possible that's in front of our eyes. We too often try to fit in when we are designed to stick out.
Create your own personal brand by leveraging linked in would choose your own digital resume. Be seen as an industry expert and someone I can provide value by the articles and posts that you put on linked in
Stress and anxiety can cause us to do things and to get more. However if a stress levels and anxiety levels cause physical trauma like vomiting losing weight then our motivation is being deteriorated from within. How do you handle this trustful moments of life?
Lips when the student is ready the teacher will appear. We must keep that student mentality to be coach obal and have the perspective that we can learn and get better. We can learn from others and also we can learn on our own. We have the Internet at our fingertips to be constantly in a state of learning to help ourselves get better. Do you know your style of learning?
Linked in is The best business networking social media platform right now in March 2019. After meeting people face-to-face make those connections on line. Leverage the features of articles posting up 3 minute videos and treating it like a digital resume or you can showcase your own story of who you are and what you've accomplished and what you can do
If you want to surround yourself on social media with like minded people now's the time to do that period you can follow hashtags you can search out individuals you can join up Facebook groups there are great way spell to make sure that you're surrounding yourself with winners
Here are some interview tips from arriving on time dressed to impress answering questions specifically practice your questions ahead of time and tools of interviewing like The hand written thank you note
Get to know your employs and what motivates them understand their strengths and the weaknesses and how you can help them get to where they want to go professionally and how you can rally everyone around a singular cause
What are your employee entrepreneur or a leader in an organization it becomes crucial to execute on the plans we've created. I'd have an annual plan that has results and actions behind it. I'd also make sure that on a daily basis I'm figure out how I can keep score on those activities that are could truly get the results that I want
Leaders should communicating clarity their vision despite it being unclear. They need to have the comfort ability in the unknown to contains a lead the team into the know. If you one outcome for something that's never been done you must do something that's never been done.
Wiz the continual ability to niche market social media not only is here to stay but I'll be one of the main ways to be able to recruit and market and sell in the digital space and a big chunk of away business will be done in the future
As we khasil our passions we must be patient in the process to be able to not be filled with anxiety. When you become filled with impatience in the process we might stop pursuing those things that we want to accomplish in our lives.
It's about taking the time to be able to share your own story interests and develop greater connections. After you've met people face-to-face and belly to belly being connect with them digitally can help you stay connected it especially when they leave your organization
Do you have a system and process when it comes to recruiting? Is your company culture aligned with that process? Employers are looking for specific qualities and characteristics that align with their organization. Your resume should read as bullet points of accomplishment not job description
Knowing what motivates your employs is extremely valuable. Also knowing them on a personal level helps you understand what they might be dealing with beyond work. However getting to know them doesn't mean that you are weak and that they will take advantage of you. So expressive your gratitude and expectations
In a world that once proof we now have an opportunity to share our story personally and professionally. We can be our own marketing and public relations company. Will require time to learn to be talents. If a picture speaks a 1000 words how much does a video speak? If you are controlling your narrative who is?
We still live in a great era or you can transition your passions and things that you are professionally curious about into your full time gig. Look for ways to be able to give value and specific content to those who are intrested in your Passion projects
In a world of technological advances in innovation it becomes crucial for leaders to develop high levels of emotional intelligence. Focusing in on listening as a key component, communicating effectively the vision and ambitions in clarity and finally making sure that you have kin profession I have Crusoe conversations with those that you lead.
Leaders need to have crucial conversations with their employees and their peers in order to accomplish specific goals of the organization. It becomes important to not be emotional and talk about facts when it comes it is kind of conversation. The key is to make sure that the expectations vision and ambitions are clear.
Who we choose to be with in our intimate person relationship like a spouse a boyfriend and girlfriend can either take us to higher heights or drags down to our lowest Valley. If we want people to support us in our dreams and pursuits how are we in supporting others in the pursuit of their ambitions?
Right now we are living in and floor E marketplace. As recruiters we need to have a different process to find out the character of the individual. If you're an employee ENI to apply in multitude of ways and not just online. Now in 2019 is a great time to get a position in your Passion project.
Leaders need to be unapologetic about what they like and what they want. It's not a time to micro manage your employees. Now is the time to be able to lead and Let your team showcase their talents and deliver the results. Do you have the right team mates on your bus? And are they in the right seats on the bus?
When we can recognize all the good things that have happened in our lives we start moving in a way that's more meaningful. When much is given much is required. Our past does not define our future. Allow your ambitions and goals to put you in the right frame of mind and also to position your focus in the right area
Are you dreading Monday because you're not passionate about your career and the things you do in your job? It might be easier to identify what you don't want to be doing then sometimes identifying what you do want to do. There are over a million ways to earn a living and you will identify the one that speaks most to your talents ambitions strengths and Interests
I'll be speaking at the Gulf coast symposium for HR Houston this society of human resource managers in April. I'll be talking about leveraging social media in a compliant world. I believe we live in a show me world. We can show people our company culture. We can show people are treating a development program. We can show people are value in the marketplace.
When it comes to personal development we can look at all the aspects of our lives and see from on wheel and spoke method are we balance to way that we want to be. There's a time and a season to build the life out once and it might group require us to have crucial conversations with those that are close to us
We are shifting from the information age to the specialist era. Those that can cure rate or bring forth information in all its formats and create an audience are going to win now and even more in the future
Focus all your time talents and money on what sets your soul on fire! Go after your Passion projects with a renewed focus! When we lead with the finite things of life will find ourselves empty. Focus on legacy and your ambitions on those things that will last through the test of time period
When you have a Passion project or side hustle they can be important to let your current company know yet you're involved with something online. Also in order to progress your career this Passion project or side household could eventually become your fulltime hustle
As a leader it's crucial to be able to give feedback on a monthly or bi monthly basis to allow your pleas to know how they can develop as an individual. It also becomes crucial to have a leadership development track for your employees. You can't have tomorrow's leaders if you're not developing them today. I the leader part of the process is to connect the dots with the overall vision of the organization and what's happening in the daily tasks and projects.
We all have different habits that we struggle with breaking. It's not about breaking as much as it is about replacing. We need to recognize our troopers for habits in awards put together a better response. If you go through relationship Strife and your reaction is to drink alcohol a better response would be going to the gym or going for a walk
When it comes to your personal brand and reputation it becomes your posts that they are what speaking for you. As a business it becomes crucial to have a strategy and make sure that your posts are speaking to your audience your customers that you want and it's a value to them in sharing your story
The experiences that we go through maybe they're not good or badd they just are. As he go throughout life you've never had moments before at that particular moment with that particular mindset with that particular set of circumstances. Maybe that's part of the experience of life is to go through different things.
As a leader sometimes necessary to give performance reviews that are opportunities for ploys to grow. However those employees might take it as a negative feedback. You might have to fire someone. Be specific on their performance. You might have to lay off at people in your team. Again be specific on what are the metrics to laying people off. Leaders will recognize that it's crucial to develop and train others because that is a leader's job description.
In an era following the information air IH it's about the specialist. Who came give the right information by helping others understand in a world of too much information. It's about curated D jing synthesizing information for people as they needed.
In a world of ever increasing digital communication and artificial intelligence it's can become more important to have leaders that can communicate in effective tones and in a persuasive manner. As our communication becomes more digital and often times more direct we need people to be able to say please and thank you. As a leader we need to set the right example to our team
Just because you set up a Facebook page or website doesn't mean you have a social media marketing plan. You wanna have specific tactics that you're going after and having a laser focus at who your customer and client is.
Yelling is only if the house on fire! As leaders are communication skills busbee master. We should find mistakes and problems as part of the role as a leader to find the best solution. We also must help others adjust their perception away from perfection. They must understand that they will make mistakes and when they do it's an opportunity to learn
After the information era the specialization era is what's coming next. It's about customization and curated of content. There is access to almost all the information needed what we need is applicable to us specifically.
What are your passions? What are your hobbies? What do you enjoy to do? Do those things Allied with your current profession? We work anywhere between 80 to a 100000 hours of our life in our chosen careers make it worthwhile.
The pursuit of perfection will lead us to action. However the desire to only be perfect before we decide to showcase ourselves or our portfolio or our talents is a fool's task. We need to build relationships for the long term, compare ourselves to ourselves, And learn to sell R self
Power in the one-on-one meeting with your employees. Have them speak 70% and you speak 30. Set up a separate time to do training and coaching that's focused on their development. It's about the quality of the employees not the quantity. If you can't gets quality and quantity that's where you go
In a world of technological advancements automation and artificial intelligence face-to-face communication still continues to be one of the most important assets and skills to develop and I would argue the most important skill to develop going forward. Using the power of silence and the pause to truly listen actually listening and not waiting to speak Remembering to be intrested a not interesting can help us the effective in our communication