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LEARNING HOW TO LOVE FEEDBACK

Successful leaders thrive on honest feedback. Although it can be hard for any of us to really listen to constructive criticism, feedback is absolutely essential for anyone who wants to see improvements in their personal and professional development. Seeking out honest and useful feedback from those around you is a key to improving every aspect…
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AFTER YOU APOLOGIZE, IT’S TIME TO ADVERTISE (AND HOW TO DO IT)

Now that you've gotten comfortable with apologizing for your negative behaviors, it's time to let other people know about your efforts to improve. If other people are aware of your personal and professional improvement plan, you will feel a greater sense of accountability. Besides, an "I'm sorry," no matter how sincere, means little if it's…
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ARE YOUR APOLOGIES EFFECTIVE?

So far you've learned about the 6 negative communication habits, character flaws that may be sabotaging your success, actions steps to overcome our negative habits and perhaps the hardest part, how to gather feedback from others. Now you can begin to improve your negative interpersonal habits and take the next two steps on the road…
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ARE THESE CHARACTER FLAWS SABOTAGING YOUR SUCCESS?

Some people are lucky enough to have the kinds of personalities and communication skills that inspire, motivate, and support those around them. Maintaining great relationships in your work or home life is both a science and an art. And we can all work to improve these personal traits in ourselves and those around us. Let's…
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6 COMMUNICATION HABITS WE NEED TO IMPROVE

As we move up in our professional life, interpersonal skills become more important than our job skills and expertise and we need to master the art of communication. Our negative interpersonal habits can make us difficult to work with and hurtful to others. Marshal Goldsmith, named the #1 expert in leadership by the Harvard Business…
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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BRING YOU INTO ALIGNMENT?

sageCrowd asserts there are four elements with the potential to create a surge of follower alignment with their favorite authors’ teachings: 1. Recent findings in behavioural psychology are providing new frameworks for tackling the industry's basic challenge: how do followers of authors adopt the teachings into their everyday life? 2. There is a renewed recognition…
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DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH? HAVE WE REACHED A TIPPING POINT IN PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT?

This is an exciting time in the personal development industry. Growth remains strong, with year over year growth often in double digits. This is driven by interesting new authors with fresh ideas as well as the globalization of the industry. The highest growth regions include Asia, South America, Eastern Europe and Africa. Citizens of these…
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