Zentrepreneurs

Successfully materializing good ideas into great results requires the ability to combine spiritual well-being and positive thinking. In Zentrepreneur, award-winning business consultant John Murphy provides business professionals with the tools to overcome self-imposed limitations and resistance to create a new level of leadership. Sharing both his own stories of success and failure and examples from companies…

HOW TO PUT YOUR PASSION IN MOTION

Anyone who has read books or articles about goal setting understands the importance of setting deadlines. The practice of setting deadlines is required to reach long-term success. However, in order to be effective, deadlines need to be reasonable and achievable in a short amount of time. When deadlines are set too far in the future,…

BIG PICTURE

SHOW EMPLOYEES THE BIG PICTURE Employees on all levels need to understand how important their individual work is to the organization as a whole. Employee engagement with #prismphilosophy (www.prismphilosophy.com)  helps employees see the big picture and how their jobs fit into the larger process; when employees see their work more holistically, they make the managers’…

ONLINE ETIQUETTE

People often treat others differently on the Internet than they would in person, but etiquette and reputation is just as important online. When a social media plan has been set, content will come from two places. Personal content is original and produced by the user. Third-party content is produced by respected media outlets. Businesspeople must remember to always acknowledge…

Social media – connect anubhawalia

Social media in an online platform for conversation where businesses can network and raise brand awareness. The major social media platforms are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Vine, and Instagram. Social media enables businesses to interact with clients in real time quickly, easily, and widely. Using social media, businesses can grow using the following steps:…

COACHING TECHNIQUES

ACHIEVERS COACHING TECHNIQUES – THE ENERGY OF A COACH The energy of a coach makes up the final element of coaching, and it is described with the eight-part Achievers Coaching Techniques (ACT). Coaches need to be open with their clients about using these techniques and seek permission to do so. The eight ACT themes flow in a…

SITUATIONAL COACHING MODEL

THE MIND OF A COACH The Coaching Principles focus on a coach’s heart. The Situational Coaching Model focuses on the coach’s mind. It contains six paradigms, described by the acronym GEARDA, to be used in coaching conversations. The Goals Paradigm focuses on what clients want, either from a specific session or from the entire coaching process. This paradigm is…

WHAT A GOOD MENTOR MUST KNOW

The popular adage, “If you want to have a good friend, you must be a good friend,” also holds true for mentoring. The mentor who sets the example of a proper work ethic, steady productivity, and self-care is most apt to develop a protégé who exhibits these traits. A good mentor accepts responsibility for the success of the relationship…

TRAITS OF EXCELLENT MENTORS

Many of the qualities that make a person a good partner in a personal relationship are also found in a good mentor. He or she should be a good listener, committed to the relationship, considerate of the other person’s feelings, trustworthy, and faithful. Maintaining a nonjudgmental attitude and having a good sense of humor helps…

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

POWERFUL PRACTICE #1: MODEL EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Mentors’ behaviors have a more powerful impact on protégés than words do. Protégés pay attention to behaviors, and when they observe their mentors’ traits and see a connection to career success, they will want to adopt similar behaviors. Mentors should model several different types of behavior. For example, technical…