The chronic complainer. Nothing's ever good enough for them. They love to focus on problems and ignore solutions. This person might be a customer, an employee, a student, a co-worker, a child, or a spouse. On some days, it seems like it's everyone all at once.
How can you effectively deal with these people without resorting to violence or sedatives? Here's the plan:
What if there are "buttons" in the brain that could make us more motivated, more focused, or more wise with our choices?
What if we could learn to gently push these buttons to motivate others, make them more productive, or to make them like and respect us more?
Sometimes your message is right on. Sometimes you've just got to change the "packaging" so that your message is received instead of resisted.
Here is the first of four words I use to create impossible amounts of engagement and enthusiasm in people where seemingly none existed before.
Asking for help is hard enough without having to put it into email form, which is completely devoid of those handy non-verbal communication elements.
How can you ask for help effectively without sounding needy, entitled, or worse, getting ignored entirely? These tips should help.
What if I told you you were completely ignoring THE most important word in the English language?
What if ignoring this has been causing you undue pain and stress and creating tense situations with other people that could have easily been avoided?
If you're like most people, you've been missing out on a key to success in life and you don't even know it.
The Gettysburg Address. In just the first sentence alone, Lincoln delivers four distinct psychological strategies designed to persuade and influence his audience. Here are the four hidden "magic words" he placed there.
If most of your normal resolutions have fallen by the wayside, here’s a list of six anti-resolutions that are actually worth keeping. Science (and experience) has shown that keeping these can make you happier, healthier, and more connected. Why wait till next year?
If you are frustrated by your teenagers, then it might be because you’re saying the wrong things to them. Phrases that may have worked when they were children aren’t working now. Here’s a list of seven things you should stop saying to your teen immediately.