I stumbled on this article and found it really interesting. Straight away, I knew you’d love it too. It was written by Brian Tracy and re-blogged from briantracy.com
Making a great first impression is imperative to becoming an influential leader. The ancient Greeks spent a lot of time thinking and writing about the effect of one personality on another. They broke down the process of communication into three parts, which they called ethos, pathos and logos.
Time is the true currency of life
And a common denominator
To every living thing
Spend it intelligently
Save it prudently
Give it cautiously
To an orchestra
It’s the rhythm
In the symphony
I once read the story of a well established organisation that hired a consultant to help with charting a new course for its business. To do this, the consultant began engagement with the company’s leadership team. He asked 13 directors to articulate simply and clearly the core mission of the organisation. To his surprise, he got 8 different answers. Now, that sounds very typical of some businesses or institutions.