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Wisdom for the Week

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4 12, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.240: The Truth About Referrals

By | December 4th, 2017|Sales & Networking, Wisdom for the Week|

No.240: The Truth About Referrals Back in November 2011, The Society for Executive Wisdom (my research organisation) completed a survey on business referrals. The study comprised of professional services firms, business owners, salespeople, business development managers, etc., and 90.4% rated the importance of referrals as [...]

27 11, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.239: Why customer service?

By | November 27th, 2017|Customer Service, Wisdom for the Week|

No.239: Why customer service? Customer service has changed dramatically. Why? Because it's expensive, difficult, and cannot be easily replicated while guaranteeing the same results. And it means different things to different people. What works for the competition won't necessarily work for you. Quality customer service has to [...]

20 11, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.238: Reputation Eliminated

By | November 20th, 2017|Customer Service, Wisdom for the Week|

No.238: Reputation Eliminated Good enough is no longer enough. Branding and reputation are more critical than ever in this world of global connectivity and social media "screaming". Your organisation has to bring its A-game every day. In 2017 and beyond, when your organisation drops the ball and [...]

13 11, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.237: Love it. Hate it.

By | November 13th, 2017|Management, Wisdom for the Week|

No.237: Love it. Hate it. We adore our solutions. You know that your idea to reduce operational costs is the best. The manager you selected to head the project is the only choice. Your approach to negotiating the deal is what will succeed. It's difficult to comprehend [...]

6 11, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.236: What do you want?

By | November 6th, 2017|Business Strategy, Wisdom for the Week|

No.236: What do you want? Do you want your suppliers to be late with your deliveries? Do you want the transport companies taking little care of your inventory? Then pay their invoices late causing them cashflow problems.If you want staff members job hunting to influence you to [...]

30 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.235: The Dogma House

By | October 30th, 2017|Business Strategy, Wisdom for the Week|

No. 235: Is your thinking in the Dogma House? Greek philosopher and mathematician, Plato, dictated that the circle was the perfect form for celestial movement. So, then for the next one-and-a-half millennia, astronomers, said that the planetary orbits were circular even though their observational data [...]

23 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.234: Making sense of mistakes

By | October 23rd, 2017|Human Resources, People Performance, Wisdom for the Week|

No.234: Making sense of mistakes "Well, that was silly of me." Perhaps not. It could be you showed everyone you're grounded and imperfect like the rest of us. "I'm so embarrassed."  "Sorry I got it wrong."  "It's my fault we lost." These are examples that happen every [...]

16 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.233: Leaders don’t yell

By | October 16th, 2017|Leadership, Wisdom for the Week|

No.233: Leaders don't yell Remember how calmly Apollo 13 Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert stated: "Okay, Houston, we've had a problem here"? Confident, competent, effective leaders don't need to yell. They strive to achieve their objectives without using angry emotions to signify urgency. Surgeons don't [...]

9 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.232: Information Validation

By | October 9th, 2017|People Performance, Wisdom for the Week|

No.232: Information Validation I have a fabulous friend, Clifton who gifts wonderful books. Another, Harry has great ideas for saving money on home renovations. Rex is a storehouse of useful information on ethical sales strategies and business development. All three stand behind their recommendations. What's [...]

2 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.231: Misconceptions

By | October 2nd, 2017|Management, Wisdom for the Week|

No.231: Misconceptions Quickly answer this puzzle: A pocket calculator and pencil cost $3.10 at the local stationery store. The calculator costs $3.00 more than the pencil. How much does the pencil cost? The number that comes to mind for most is, of course, 10 cents. [...]