When we talk about culture fit, we don’t mean falling into a “hire like me” mentality. If all of your employees act and think the same, your company won’t thrive.
Adaptability is the number one asset businesses want in an employee (with 69% of hiring managers saying it is the most important soft skill they screen for.)
High-achievers have unique needs that require a distinct way of thinking.
Who is the craftsperson on your team? If you can’t identify one, you probably have a problem, whether or not it has become evident.
Salespeople are arguably the most essential contributors, because they create the relationships that generate revenue. Nothing happens until somebody sells something.
The stress relieving action may have an impact on productivity, stress-related illness and absenteeism, making voodoo dolls a valuable workplace tool.
Eventually, workers, like monkeys, get the picture. Doing something different or trying to get ahead gets you punished.
I’ve been sharing tips from Charlie Houpert, the 20-something author of Charisma on Command: Inspire, Impress, and Energize Everyone You Meet . He has a formula for “taking your confidence and charisma to the next level in the situations where you need it the most.” Houpert has some actionable tips for becoming more charismatic. Here …
[Charismatic people] are simply displaying conviction through every physical method possible. Eye contact, tonality, flinching, muscle tension, breathing and myriads more. They are so minute that we don’t consciously pick up on them as an observer. But our subconscious processes them all and provides us with a feeling: “He’s lying,” or “He’s telling the truth.””
You may think that charisma, like good looks, is something you’re born with – you either have it or you don’t. But like good looks, it can be learned and improved through practice, and the results are worth the effort.