Are you aware that the art of listening is tied to effective leadership? Do you know that listening skill has been identified as one of the top skills employers seek in both entry-level and promoted employees?
According to stats by the International Listening Association, “Spoken words only account for 30-35% of the meaning. The rest is transmitted through nonverbal communication that only can be detected through visual and auditory listening.”
What do you do when you find yourself at the crossroads of life? Where do you go and who do you run to? This post by Elsie Bowen-Dodoo dissects the very heart of the subject, Indecision. Elsie is the first guest-blogger on soempowering.com
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The saying, “Too many cooks spoil the broth” is one we must pay heed to very carefully. Who do you live for? Your family, your friends, yourself? At times, you’re in a position of second guessing yourself and that really becomes an open passageway for people to manipulate you.
It is important to know within the depths of your soul what works for you. Once you allow indecision to breed in your home, you become a tenant, no longer the home owner. Too many people deciding how your life should be makes it harder for you to progress to greater heights.
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As a teenager in the early 90s, I saw a movie called ‘The Lord of the Flies‘ which was set during unnamed time of war when a plane carrying a group of British schoolboys was shot down over the Pacific. The pilot of the plane was killed, but many of the boys survived the crash and found themselves deserted on an uninhabited island, where they were all alone without adult supervision – no parents, no teachers and no academy.
The story was told of Alexander Graham Bell, the man who invented the telephone. What is not so well known is that long before Bell’s world changing invention, a German school teacher by the name of Reis almost built the telephone.
If you’ve ever used the excuse, “I don’t have time to improve my life,” consider how much time you are wasting. Mindless moments add up.
Harness the power of what Tony calls N.E.T. time – No Extra Time – and use time spent commuting, running errands, exercising or cleaning the house to feed your mind with high quality coaching and powerful information that will help you achieve your dreams. Continue Reading
Do you ever put off a task only to find yourself in a mess of panic and anxiety as you scramble to finish it before the due date? Have you ever asked yourself, “Why do I do this?”
It’s because it’s a habit. Go on, admit it and say it aloud, you are a procrastinator.If it’s any comfort, you’re not the only one. Just about everyone procrastinates. Sometimes that’s good, but mostly it’s an insidious, chronic malaise that will cripple your future. So why do you continue to procrastinate, despite knowing that the end result will only produce turmoil and sub-par work?
There are 4 good reasons why you may be choosing to procrastinate right now, but with a little help you can overcome this nasty habit and take decisive action toward achieving your hopes and dreams. Here are 4 reasons why you may be wasting time and how to stop procrastinating: Continue Reading