Pulling together the success tips from others is the way to “always get better.” It’s the ACTION part that’s up to you, and can set you apart from where you ARE to where you WANT TO BE!
I’d like to share some of my recent powerful habits I’ve been developing and experimenting with that I have stolen from ultra successful people.
Source: 12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People
LEADERS are READERS, is something I’ve heard and lived by, ever since entering the entrepreneurial world. This article has some great tips for those who don’t classify themselves as avid readers.
Leaders are Readers!
Our libraries are paved with gold. You have to know how to use the gold you have.
Source: 5 Tips to Read 100 Books a Year
Just got a great email on “culture” from my friend, Ken Majer, who’s book Yogi Beare! I love (military examples provide some excellent leadership principles).
I work with many business teams and the presence of a culture is very clear in high-performing teams. The same is true from a corporate perspective, but it’s the impact in an entrepreneurial environment that I find the most fascinating!
A Ken puts it, “Building a Values-Based High Performing Culture” requires four (4) key steps, and it’s his diagram that got my attention, so I just had to share it here:
The sequence of 1,2, 3 and 4 is very important because often, as Ken says, strategic planning is done typically by starting at step 3 or 4 (the cart before the horse). Values and culture first – then develop a strategy with a team that is committed to the same vision!
A fun list to see where your habit are (aren’t?) taking you…
9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing.
It’s always great to see which books different people recommend. There seems to always be a “core” list common to these types of posts and I’m happy to see that I’ve had the pleasure to read a lot of them! Leaders are readers!
50 Global Entrepreneurs Recommend 50 Books That Forever Impacted Their Lives.
Leadership lessons are great to keep you focussed on making good decisions and creating a winning culture for your team. Regardless of what industry you’re in, or how large of a team you are leading (it might only be you…), these are great lessons!
By request, this post brings together the content from three posts (parts I, II, and III). This is an article I refer some of my business enquiries to, when it comes to building an effective sales organization or team. It is applicable to high tech sales teach (ex. IT solutions), selling real estate, direct selling organizations—basically any sales organization.
The human element is always the most complex piece of building a business. Whether it’s the sales team itself or customer dynamics, systems are the key to success.
Love this, a great summary of key points and serves as a neat refresher on the books I’ve read. You’ll enjoy this!
Famous Business Book Summaries
Regardless of what industry you are in, networking is still the key. Age-old cliches like “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” are still in vogue today.
This article has some good nuggets for networkers, sales professionals, entrepreneurs – or quite simply, everyone!
Secrets Of Power Networkers