Are you on the verge of a massive business breakthrough or a breakdown? 63% of all employees want to work less, up from 46% in 1992. 88% of employees say they have a hard time juggling work and life. 70% of working fathers and working mothers report they don’t have enough time for their children.
You can’t improve what you don’t understand. While every improvement requires change, not every change is an improvement. When you have no opportunities in the market you can use your time to make improvements internally. However, spending time and money to make a process faster or better may or may not be appreciated by the market. That is, it may or may not lead to more sales or higher sales dollars. A good starting point for choosing systems to analyze include; people and education, delivery and distribution, testing, and technology.
We are a product of our daily experiences. Each experience yields a set of emotions which ultimately drives our cognitions and our actions. The extent to which an experience will affect our emotions is determined by our personality and our work environment.
1. Taking good care of yourself. How we handle our emotions are weaker when we are sick, sleep deprived, lack of exercise and have poor nutrition. What can you do to take better care of yourself this week? How can you help and support others around you in the same way?
Join Mickey O’Brien this Friday the 4th at 10am for a free webinar on
“Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence & Profit”.
The value of Emotional Intelligence increases with job complexity:
• Clerks, machine operators,
• High EQ 3x more productive
• Sales Professionals, mechanics
• High EQ 12x more productive
• Doctors, consultants
• High EQ 127x more productive
Who would have thought a lecture on sociological factors of business motivation would make a great animated short? The people at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce did – and they were right.
In this amusing (and fascinating) animated short Daniel Pink discuss the results of scientific studies on what motivates people to work hard at their jobs – surprise, it’s not money…