Benny Giannotti

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Teams at Work: Emotional Intelligence (with Facilitator's Guide)

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>July 15, 2016</b><p>Emotional intelligence (EI) is a critical professional and leadership skill that encompasses everything from regulating one's own moods and emotions to managing social interactions with others. This Teams at Work toolkit …

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight

In order to build muscle and lose weight you need a variety of veggies, carbs, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats. In order to quickly build muscle …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly

The art of asking questions is the source of all business success.<p>Whether you're running a business, an aspiring entrepreneur, or somebody with big dreams, achieving requires that you have goals, plans, and a way to hold yourself accountable. If you really want to stay on track, a weekly check-in …

My Top 5 New Sales Leader Books

<i>If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.</i><br>–Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>Those who have worked on my team or who I have …

Which Of These Five Types Of Procrastinator Are You?

Here are five common types of procrastinator, and the best tactics to help them get unstuck.<p>If your desk gets tidier as your looming deadline gets closer, you’re probably familiar with the effects of procrastination. Putting off ‘til tomorrow what you can do today isn’t just a harmless act—a …

Books to help you answer big questions about yourself

Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your …

Moneyball-Style Sales Management: A Q&A With Jeff Fotta

In the sales game, it’s easy to become trapped by the inertia of what work<i>ed</i>. We become resistant to new ideas and approaches that would upend our established ways. And that is why Jeff Fotta and his company Gryphon Networks are such a disruptive force in the world of sales.<p>Gryphon’s cloud-based …

Here's How to Be a Better Negotiator

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

How Leaders Create and Use Networks

When Henrik Balmer became the production manager and a board member of a newly bought-out cosmetics firm, improving his network was the last thing on his mind. The main problem he faced was time: Where would he find the hours to guide his team through a major upgrade of the production process and …

Lean Manufacturing – Don’t Leave Home Without it!

In today’s age, it is amazing that some manufacturers have not yet heard of “Lean”. The question is: <i>How are they surviving in today’s competitive</i> …

6 Steps for Building a Company Culture Focused on Accountability

"In the absence of orders I will take charge, lead my teammates and accomplish the mission. I lead by example in all situations." -- Navy SEAL Creed<p>As a Navy SEAL, you learn the discipline of accountability from day one. You hold yourself and your teammates to the highest expectations. The same …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions

The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of ideas. Some are your own, while others are from your team. Some are well-baked concepts …

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9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …