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The Power Of Listening And Building Rapport

build rapport with the power of listeningOne of the most vital skills for any effective communicator is the have the power of listening. The skill of listening isn’t taught in school, and it’s something that should be developed more. Listening is a powerful skill that can be learned effectively and practiced. It’s amazing how much more respect and esteem you will get by listening rather than talking constantly.

Isn’t it funny how sometimes you can link a specific phrase to someone? I once knew a guy called Ray kept saying “I hear you” when he was listening to me talking. Even though I liked this characteristic, I often wondered whether he was saying that because he actually heard, or that he maybe disagreed with what Continue reading

Your Philosophy Of Life And How It Will Affect You.

your philosophy of lifeIf I were to ask you what your philosophy of life is, would you believe that it would tell me so much about you when I get the answer? Your philosophy can lead to so much grief, happiness, strife or greatness depending on how you see yourself and how you fit into the big scheme of things and is vital for your well being. Your philosophy has an impact on your life direction, motivation, ambition and so much more and is subject to outside influences too. Continue reading

What Motivates You To Get Up In The Morning?

what motivates youI’ve been asked many times by people “what motivates you to get up in the morning?” There have been several answers based on the time of my life and the type of work I was doing. Sometimes it was due to the fact that I would get more done and earn more money, or because I always get more done in the morning and so it’s better to get up and out to work or maybe it was just because of a weak bladder! Now I am driven to get up, not just for the purpose of business, but to help others to have success too. Continue reading

Better Pensions For All – This Is Possible With Residual Income

better pensionsWith all the unrest and upheaval in the current economies and concerns about better pensions, it’s relevant that I agree with one particular slogan “Better Pensions For ALL”. This may be controversial, especially with the public sector unrest currently showing great concern over their pension, but I believe that everyone deserves better. Problem is, like always, it’s down to money. Continue reading