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What Is A Manager’s Secret To Being Emotionally Intelligent?

It turns out that managers can become more likable if we learn how to ask questions Image Credit: Aritra Sen As managers, we are under a great deal of pressure to use our manager skills to find ways to get the most out of our teams. We can try a lot of different techniques; however, all too often we get the same results – nothing changes. The good news for us is that it turns out that if we want to create more open relationships with the members of our team all we have to do is to learn how...
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Careers, Questions, Emotional Intelligence, Trusted, Open, Don, Jim Anderson, Emotionally Intelligent, Interpersonal Relationships, Keep It Simple, Likable, Aritra Sen As


In Business, Complexity Kills

Effective strategic guidelines get three things right. They link to the corporate vision, identify critical vulnerabilities, and focus on what matters most. This MIT Sloane Management Review article states:Strategy is not about choice, it’s about choices. Few companies succeed based on a single big bet. They win through a series of trade-offs — about target customers, product, scope, and resources — that reinforce one another to create value. Attempting to describe every important choice in de...
Tags: Sales, Laurel Delaney, Keep It Simple, Complexity Kills, Create Value, MIT Sloane Management Review, Strategic Guidelines, Strategy Is About Choices, What Matters Most


How To Manage Your Budget as a Freelancer

Alysse Dalessandro doesn’t have a conventional budget. This is in part because she doesn’t have a steady income. The Ohio-based writer is a full-time freelancer. Her situation isn’t unique. Roughly 55 million Americans freelance, and 25 percent report doing so full time, according to a 2016 survey by Upwork and the Freelancers Union.“I don’t know when my money is going to come. I don’t know if it’s going to come sometimes,” Dalessandro says. “So a traditional budget doesn’t work for me.” Budge...
Tags: Sales, Management, Italy, Ohio, Upwork, Reed, COLUMBUS Ohio, Freelancers Union, Keep It Simple, Robert Reed, Dalessandro, Alysse Dalessandro, Partnership Financial LLC


Keep It Simple, Stupid: Business Lessons From a Pizza Box

There’s a pizza joint in San Diego called Bronx Pizza. They don’t deliver and they don’t take credit cards. They don’t sell garlic knots or wings. In fact, their menu is extremely simple: pizza slices, whole pizzas, and calzones. They only offer one size of pizza. It doesn’t get simpler than that. Here’s what they’ve got at the bottom of their menu. As I drove across town to pick up a pizza (Yes, it’s that good!), I started thinking about the simplicity of this system. Bronx Pizza doesn’t need ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Sales & Marketing, San Diego, Kiss, McDonald, Simplification, Keep It Simple, Bronx Pizza They, Bronx Pizza


Keep It Simple, Stupid: Business Lessons From a Pizza Box

There’s a pizza joint in San Diego called Bronx Pizza. They don’t deliver and they don’t take credit cards. They don’t sell garlic knots or wings. In fact, their menu is extremely simple: pizza slices, whole pizzas, and calzones. They only offer one size of pizza. It doesn’t get simpler than that. Here’s what they’ve got at the bottom of their menu. As I drove across town to pick up a pizza (Yes, it’s that good!), I started thinking about the simplicity of this system. Bronx Pizza doesn’t need ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Sales & Marketing, San Diego, Kiss, McDonald, Simplification, Keep It Simple, Bronx Pizza They, Bronx Pizza


Keep it Simple, Stupid: Notes on a Pizza Box

There’s this pizza joint in San Diego called Bronx Pizza. They don’t deliver, and they don’t take credit cards. They don’t sell garlic knots or wings. In fact, their menu is extremely simple: pizza slices, whole pizzas, and calzones. They only offer one size of pizza. It doesn’t get simpler than that. Here’s what they’ve got at the bottom of their menu. As I drove across town (Yes, it’s that good!), I started thinking about the simplicity of this system. They don’t need to get fancy. They have ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Sales & Marketing, San Diego, Kiss, McDonald, Simplification, Keep It Simple, Bronx Pizza They