Late last year two good friends of mine lost their jobs. Both were in senior executive roles, had high credibility and I trust them implicitly. But words make a big difference in how they explained their situations:
Executive 1: ‘I was made redundant this week’.
Executive 2: ‘ There have been some structural changes in the business this week, and my role was impacted’.
A Growth Mindset is vital for success in today’s fast changing, disrupted workplace. To put a growth mindset into practice so it becomes a habit, I developed my CHAMPION process. I have used this process to achieve in several start up’s & numerous business ventures or career changes that necessitated me to make a change and up skill over the past few years.
The Today Show recently featured an author who was discussing a book about how to negotiate with sales people. I for one was quite taken aback of this approach. I believe sales is a noble profession and I have worked with, trained and been served by some extraordinary sales people.
In this podcast I talk with two young creative business owners. Alexander Park from Errands a Brisbane based community of photographers, filmmakers and car enthusiasts and Ben Hartnett from Hartnett Media.
I ride with a cycling group called The Knights of Suburbia (KOS). KOS was formed by two ex-footballers turned cyclists David Rigney (Riggo Man) and Russell Lee (above) who wanted to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention and teamed up with a charity dedicated to the same cause called Love Me, Love You which is founded and managed by ex Australian Football League (AFL) player Lance Picioane.
While Britney Spears made Toxic a major success in terms of the dance floor it has no place in our working lives. But just like Britney has proven, we are all capable of change.
Many times I have jumped in heart first when I read about a companies culture and the view of the leadership and where they were taking their organisation. I was so excited and filled with passion to work with the views of an overseas leader or celebrity CEO that…
Today we are seeing change at a pace not seen before. Many new leaders are being appointed and thrown in the deep end and its literally sink of swim. Some sales leaders I have seen are given a quarter to make their numbers or its into the next person. Its not…
After 10 years running Key Account Workshops and 25 years of doing Key Account Planning for my major accounts I can quite confidently say that Key Account Planning (KAP) for most organisations is a complete waste of effort unless senior leaders and sales…
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