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Calling a person by name is as simple as it is efficient to win the sympathy of a client and get him to pay more attention to your words. We tell you what effect listening to your name can have on a customer and how not to forget it.
THE MAGIC OF THE NAME
Dale Carnegie, an American entrepreneur and author of the best seller "How to win friends and influence people," said that "for everyone his name is the sweetest and most important sound in any language." It’s a simple way to give a subtle compliment to your interlocutor, make him feel like you care and get his attention. "We should keep in mind the magic that is in a name and understand that it ...
Everything belongs to everyone
Except for your computer and your work desk, the advantage of coworking is that it is shared from the mid morning snack to the way to develop your more boulder ideas (and the most creative ones, too). If you want to be a coworker, you have to know how to share, which will often be much more productive for you and your company.
Although each professional has his or her own schedule and time is managed as he or she wishes, working with others means occasionally stopping to chat and have a coffee in the office.
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If your business requires constant ...
"How could we? (CP) are short questions that generate brainstormings, they are seeds of ideation", defends the innovation consultancy IDEO in its free guide to generate new ideas in your business Bootleg Bootcamp.
"Branstorming can be used through the design process to, of course, come up with design solutions, but also for times when you’re trying to come up with other ideas, how to plan where to do empathy work or think about other types of products and services related to your project, to give two examples", they say.
"Create a seed that is broad enough for a wide range of solutions, but limited enough for the team to have limitations that will ...
Many freelancers and small entrepreneurs have found in coworking a more productive professional environment than working from home.
Elena González is a clear example of the benefits of coworking or coworking. For the past month and a half, this graphic designer has been working with other coworkers on a page on sex education for young people. "The other two autonomous people with whom I am developing the project are in the same office and although we didn’t know each other before, the truth is that we all get along well; so we decided to collaborate," he acknowledges.
This is not an exceptional case. Labor synergies are common in environments ...
Working in highly demanding environments can generate professional stress, demotivation and unnecessary overtime. However, in many of these cases, we speak of highly rewarding positions that offer the employee great opportunities to train and excel. However, learning to manage time is not only possible, it is necessary.
According to a study conducted by the human resources company Nexian, with 30 delegated offices, Spanish companies have certain ways of working that directly affect the time variable. From the study, 3 common conclusions are drawn to all of them:
Only 50 percent of the workday is one hundred percent profitable.
15 percent of ...
Brainstorming is effective and effective, but its process is not always productive
At this point of the story, no one would question the effective value of a brainstorming (the famous 'brainstorming') or the same yes. In any case, we are left with the opinion and experience of The Boston Consulting Group, which considers that it can represent a breakthrough for organizations. "However," they maintain from this consultant, "there are a number of details that hinder their productivity." And for that, he has developed five steps to improve the productivity of brainstorming:
1. Get the right people together and make them feel proud of their participat...
Cast out self-destructive thoughts before they prevent you from tasting true success.
So, you want to be successful? Perhaps you’re inspired by the self-made entrepreneur touting her Rolex collection. Or perhaps someone’s exotic car collection on Instagram has motivated you to kick your professional self into high gear.
If you’re after financial success, the first thing you must recognize is that it stems from a particular mindset that views building a successful business or striking it big within a traditional corporate environment as a game.
The world’s wealthiest people don’t need to work, and yet they continue to log long hours. ...
Take your time, but everything we tell you next you should mark it with fire. Do not forget these keys, which have to do with the future viability of your idea.
The main thing? The important thing is not your solution but the unresolved problem of your potential client, which is the one who will pay. From there everything turns.
An idea in itself is worth nothing. The important thing is the management and its execution by a cohesive team with a similar risk acceptance level.
A clear leader. Analyze your skills (experience, training and skills) and look for profiles that complement your limitations and those of the project.
Expose your idea to ...
The business world can be a stressful place, which is why many business people extol the benefits of meditation.
For many people, meditation has a negative connotation. To be honest, there was a time when I would've seen meditation in that light. But after learning to meditate, and practicing it for some time, my opinion about it has completely changed.
For those of you looking to improve your health, clarity of mind, sense of well-being and productivity, meditation is for you.
At first glance, it's completely reasonable to wonder how one activity could have so many benefits. But the answer is quite simple: Profound rest. After a ...
Doubts about feasibility, about our ability or experience, cause insecurity. "Being an entrepreneur means facing a daily challenge in which you do not know what is going to happen tomorrow," confirms Lois Babarro, CEO of Intensive Learning, a language consultancy specializing in translation, interpreting and linguistic immersion. To manage it:
Identify your shortcomings. Only then can you solve them. It is a matter of personal courage. "Frustration warns you of a possible limit or lack of capacity. You must research about them to devise new ways of doing things that work, "says Víctor Pacheco.
Share your doubts. Many times, sharing your insecurit...