High Performer Tip #30 – Manage Your Business Deal

July 30th, 2015|Categories: Tips|

When forming a business deal, you’re never alone. Proper team building consisting of an aligned purpose, talent, diversity and leadership will help you score more clients and more revenue. However, above all, your team must be ENGAGED. Here are four important concepts that fall under the umbrella of team engagement: 1. MORALE MANAGEMENT Team engagement starts with the overall camaraderie between the employees. There should be an overall consensus among on the vision – also known as vision alignment. Any inconsistency can hurt the progress of the deal. Employees are [...]

High Performer Tip #29 – Build Your Brand Plan

July 30th, 2015|Categories: Tips|

Building your POWER ASSET PLAN is essential in your quest toward an authentic, recognizable brand. Your assets are your strengths and best qualities. They are what make you GOOD. Passions, tangible assets and intangible assets are three of the core components to an effective brand plan. 1. PASSIONS Where do you get your INSPIRATION and MOTIVATION? Normally they stem from your passion. Your passions are your energy source, what gets you out of bed in the morning, and what excites you. Consider creating a short list of five passions. Some [...]

High Performer Tip #27 – Growing Connections & Building Relationships

July 15th, 2015|Categories: Tips, Uncategorized|

Networking events are a great way to interact with people, exchange information, and develop contacts. In order to accelerate your career, you will have to stand out at these events by building lasting relationships with people. Here are 5 tips to get you started: 1. QUANTITY - THE MORE, THE BETTER Building relationships is about quality. Making connections is about quantity. Put yourself in positions to meet a large number of people and build your connections. 2. PERSISTENCY - IT TAKES MANY TRIES TO MAKE A MEANINGFUL CONNECTION When you [...]

High Performer Tip #25 – The Undeniably Great Presentation

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Tips|

Presentations are more than just talking about information to a group of people. Your audience should be treated like ROYALTY. After all, you want them to care about the information just as much as you do. If YOU show that you care, your audience will care. Enthusiasm is contagious! Always present information in the most comprehensible way to ensure a healthy triangular relationship among you, the content and your audience.   4 Core Components of a Presentation 1. Make it BRIEF The number of slides should always fit the length [...]

High Performer Tip #24 – Jump in the Driver’s Seat. Accelerate Your Plan

September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Find Your Leaders. If Your Company Has a Great Business Plan, it Requires Great Leadership to Accelerate the Process and See it Through. Leaders Help Drive the Success of the Business Strategy and Place Talent in The Right Places. Before You Execute Your Business Plan, Make Sure You Have a Strategic Leadership Plan in Place.   3 Ways Leadership Accelerates Your Plan 1. Identify Drivers of Success Review the business strategies and identify the leadership abilities and intelligence that is needed for execution of the Plan. These factors help dictate [...]

High Performer Tip #23 – Your Brand Bodyguard: Develop A Brand Agent

August 28th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Develop Brand Agents. If Your Employees are Brand Agents for Your Company, It Can Actually Enhance Your Company Brand. Especially If you are a Service Firm, Your Employees Make Your Company. You Can Put All the Time Into Your Company Brand, But If Your Employees are not Advocating for it, Your Brand Will Be Diluted. Guard Your Brand by Building Your Employees' Brands.  3 Bodyguards for Your Brand 1. The Personal Approach - PERSONAL BRANDING If your employees maximize their potential, they help to maximize the potential of the company. When employees [...]

High Performer Tip #22 – Decision Making: The Fork in the Road

August 21st, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Leaders Make Decisions. You Will Never Find a Leader who Has Had a High Level of Success who was Indecisive. This Does Not Mean That They Come to the Fork In the Road and Make a Hasty Right Turn Without Thought. Instead, They Have a Vision and They Make Decisions Based on That Vision. Indecision Kills Opportunity. Want To Be Successful? Make Decisions. 3 Ways to Make Better Decisions 1. Have a VISION People who are indecisive tend to not be clear on where they want to go or where the company [...]

High Performer Tip #21 – 3 Lenses Of High Performing Vision

August 15th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

High Performers Have Vision. If You Are An Individual Striving For Greatness And Looking To Maximize Your Potential Then You Must Have A Vision. Vision Allows You To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone And Helps You To Achieve What Others May Deem Impossible. A Vision Is Your Roadmap To Excellence.  3 Lenses Of High Performing Vision 1. Making It CLEAR A vision is who you are and who you want to be. It is your statement to the world letting them know that you aspire to be some level of greatness and [...]