Gary William Orvis Jr

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What The Superstars of Emotional Intelligence and Body Language Always Do In Conversation

They know how to make a conversation flow in a way that is almost magical.<p>Can I tell you a quick secret?<p>I’m not a superstar of emotional intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Top 10 Clearly Noticeable Signs of Body Language Attraction

They say that body language accounts for more in human communication than speech. But how does this translate over to the language of love?<p>From the …

This One Phrase Changed My Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old zen saying<p><i>“The way a person does one thing is the way they do everything”.</i><p>I first heard this phrase from a mentor of mine a few years …

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How you handle and manage any situation, challenge or experience in your life is probably how you handle all of them. You could extrapolate the …

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Should I Give Julie A Warning -- Or Fire Her For Insubordination?

Dear Liz,<p>I manage a sales team with five members.<p>My senior salesperson is “Julie.” She’s been with the company longer than I have.<p>Julie is an amazing salesperson, I must say. However, she says whatever she wants to me.<p>She doesn’t see me as her superior. She just sees me as somebody who interacts …

The Single Most Important Attribute of Leadership According to this Famous CEO

They might call him "Neutron Jack," but his answer to the most important attribute of leadership will surprise you.<p>There are many successful CEOs we can learn from. Take Eric Schmidt growing Google, Howard Schultz scaling Starbucks, Bill McDermott taking SAP to the Cloud, and Jeff Bezos changing …

Want Dramatically Improved Performance From Your Employees? Try This 1 Powerful Exercise

You don't need me to tell you that employees are your most valuable asset. But are you getting the most value out of them?<p>There are many timeless keys to success and behaviors that drive peak performance.<p>But what stunts performance?<p>There's a major, yet hidden, culprit lurking in your workplace.<p>It's …

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Want to Be Seen as a True Leader? Acquire These 5 Habits

Most people assume they are a leader because they have a title. The reality is, a title has nothing to do with it.<p>There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business. The reality is, the vast majority of these people are a leader in …

A Young Steve Jobs Once Gave This Priceless Leadership Lesson. Here It Is in a Few Sentences

A pre-black turtleneck era Jobs defines the essence of great leadership.<p>A YouTube video that is circulating the internet shows a young and brash Steve Jobs candidly describing his feelings about management and hiring. It's a bit comical to hear him lambasting the idea of having professional …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

How to flirt (when you're over 50)

It is an unusually sunny, if chilly, Monday afternoon in January and I am on day one of my mission to overcome a lifelong fear of flirting that has left me, at an age I am not prepared to reveal (but over 50), single for more than four years. A busy riverside park in Oxfordshire may not sound the …

Talent Management Blog | Saba + Halogen

3 steps to ramp up succession planning within your department with @timsackett #HRstrategies #management https://t.co/1jRTrksM9E<p>Annual reviews and …

44 Female Body Language Signs She Likes You & Is Interested In You

When a girl is attracted to a boy, it’s often way too subtle. Don’t worry, because there are a few female body language signs she likes you.<p>But…You …

How to solve any problem, ever

Lightening decision making techniques for creative processes<p><i>**This post is based on a wonderful process explained by AJ&Smart in the video below &</i> …

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Some of the World's Best Universities Just Released 600 Free (or Nearly Free) Online Courses

The founder of Class Central has compiled a huge list of newly offered courses to update your skills.<p>These days there's no excuse not to feed your brain. You don't need to upend your life and go back to school to get smarter. Nor do you need to find tens of thousands for tuition. Instead, you can …

9 Unexpected Interview Questions That Reveal a Lot About Candidates | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Whether you’re screening a candidate over the phone or sitting down with them for their in person interview, you know there are some questions that …

Do Your Employees Respect You? Here's How to Tell (and How to Earn More Respect)

How can you tell if your employees respect you? And if they don't, what can you do about it?<p>Respect is one of the most important qualities in a workplace. Mutual respect means better communication, higher morale, and greater conductivity to teamwork and long-lasting professional relationships. …

Employment

21 Quotes to Carry You Through the Tough Times

Of course there are difficult times in life, but only you get to decide how to manage them. These quotes from 21 resilient female entrepreneurs can help you through it.<p>Despite having to climb the highest mountain and cross the largest ocean, you will never hear a successful entrepreneur say the …

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

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Want to Achieve Superior Business Results? Focus on the Experience of Work

A more powerful way to create a culture of high performance, and it starts with middle-managers.<p>Workplace researchers conservatively claim we spend a third of our life working. Given that we're living longer, I believe it's closer to half our lives or more. And as we spend more time working, we're …

Classic Hacks: What To Ask At Job Interviews

Image: iStock<p>Almost every job interview ends with a variation of the same question: "Do you have any questions for <i>us</i>?" It goes without saying that …

This Is What Your Sleep Position Reveals About Your Personality (and More!)

Ever wondered what your favorite sleep position says about your personality? How about your health? Here’s what experts have to say about the best …

Prenatal Development

How to up your charisma in five minutes

Seriously<p>Latest stories<p>How do you define charisma? Well, according to the <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> it is ‘a compelling attractiveness or charm that …

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

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