As I am sitting here waiting for my daughter to complete her evaluation to enter a new school I read the most interesting article on the AdAge website.
The article shares how smartphone and tablet users are more likely to visit a retail website or app than desktop computer users. . .
People Using Mobile Devices are Responsible for 1/3 of the Visits to Online Store Fronts
As I am sitting down eating lunch i thought I would do a little research and attempt to write a blog post on my iPhone using a WordPress application.
Rippln Mobile App Network
Smartphones have revolutionized the way we communicate, play games, go places, and live life. Think about it, when was the last time you used a map or your vehicles navigation system?
According to a recent survey, out of almost 7500 users, 79% of them get on their smartphone within 15 minutes of waking up, and 62% immediately grab their smartphone as soon as they wake up. (I am usually on it right after I turn off my alarm on iPhone, how about you? Let us know below)
Mistake Managers Make
Most managers have been taught to believe that personal and business relationships don’t mix.
It has been proven time and time again, Leaders know that having strong personal relationships will strengthen their business relationships.
Leadership Insight #4: The Need To Build Strong Personal Relationships
I have always wondering where traditional business got the idea that it is almost criminal to have personal relationships with the people you work with every day. Now I am not saying you should have intimate relationships with the people you work with. . . we have a heard the saying “don’t $#!+ where you eat!” . . . However, what could more natural than being involved in the lives of your closest associates at work?
Mistake Managers Make
Many managers make the damaging mistake and decide to lead by fear and intimidation. These managers actually believe that being tough is being a leader.
Being a servant leader provides the opportunity to add the human factor to all aspects of your business.
Leadership Insight #3: Treat People Like You Want to be Treated; Just Treat People Good!
Most of us understand, it is pretty obvious that you should treat people with respect and kindness, in other words “good”. However, in the work environment it is often a different situation. More than I would like to admit, many managers believe “management” means carry a big stick. . . passing down what may have happened to them. . .
Mistake Managers Make
There are mistakes managers make while working with people. Here is one example: too many managers consistently fail to recognize their people’s abilities and full potential.
One solution leaders tend to exhibit to avoid falling into the mistake illustrated above; leaders are able to identify the hidden qualities that bring about success, and focus on the “specialness/uniqueness” of their people.
Leadership Insight #2: Everybody wants to be somebody… don’t you?
Even though they will not admit it, you need to realize everybody wants to win. Think about it for a quick second. . . I know if you are reading this Blog post You want to WIN… I know I do… and if you step outside of where you live and ask your neighbor they will say they want to as well. Most of the people you know are struggling to get ahead in their jobs and in life, trying to improve their situation. You probably know exactly how that is.
My goal with this series of over 20 Workshops is to share the insights I have learned over the past two decades that has allowed me to turn around organizations from having low performance teams to creating teams that are the most efficient and profitable teams that exist in business today.
In addition, provide insight to help new managers and leaders realize their true potential and reach their individual financial aspirations. I have been fortunate to see my annual income grow over 10 times from when I first entered the business world… you too can turn your annual income to your new monthly income following these insights, regardless of the industry you decide to work in. . . .
If you decide to learn from these insights I am confident you will exceed your goals and reach your aspirations in a fraction of the time it took me. . .
Leadership Insight #1: What is the most important asset in business?
The greatest asset in any business is human capital. No matter how much potential your business has, no matter how incredible your product or service might be, the thing that will determine the success or failure of your business is the effort and the dedication of the people who make up your business “team.“