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WIN RESPECT. LIKE ROGER FEDERER

Learning from the Master  We have all heard the adage “Respect is to be earned and not demanded.” While this appeals instinctively, we still wonder. How does it work? What should one do to earn respect? Let us learn from Roger Federer, one of the all-time greats in sports in general and tennis in particular….

WIN OVER UN-HELPFUL COLLEAGUES

The Art of Converting  You are a high performing manager on the way up. You are your peer group’s envy. And, as it happens some of your peers choose to be adversarial in their responses. What should you do? How can you turn them around? Here are three typical situations and practical tips. Try them…

“WORKING WITH THE OLDER GENERATION”

Are subordinates older than you, a challenge to handle? In knowledge and technology-driven world of today, young managers are often promoted to a lead team of older managers. Commanding Respect and support from them is often challenging. Here are 9 tips to help: Think about how their experiences add value to your team. It could be their perspective on customers, suppliers’…

DON’T YOU HAVE FAITH IN YOUR DECISION MAKING ?

Be a decisive, resourceful and an independent manager Many managers run to the boss and seek help on every issue, situation, conflict or decision? Doing so can actually hurt your chances of progress. Here is why and what you should consider doing instead. Do not assume that boss has answers for every issue. There may…

GAIN EXECUTIVE PRESENCE 4 OF 6

Be Present You know how important executive presence is, both to improve your performance and to accelerate your career growth. You understand that your executive presence is a conjunction of five factors; appearance, communication, presence, values and performance under stress. In this post, we will focus on the third of the five, you being present….

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