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Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

Turnover, retention and engagement. It’s all about whether you stay or go, and whether you cause more trouble if you stay compared to if you go. 266 more words

How to Handle Turkish Carpet Sellers

Travel to unusual places can challenge you in new ways – especially westerners who are not accustomed to aggressive sales people. These are entreprenuers who stand guard over bus stops, train stations and tourist locations to offer themselves as guides, or to grant you wifi service at their “Uncle’s” store. 543 more words

Sales & Marketing

Make Getting Feedback Less Stressful

Much of my work as an executive coach and an instructor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business involves helping people improve their abilities to deliver feedback more effectively. 1,510 more words

Giving Feedback

Bring on the Boomers!

Nothing stays the same for long, that’s for sure. Of course, had we been living in the beginning of the 20th century rather than the beginning of the 21st century, we’d have faced dramatic change too: the agrarian economy gave way to the industrial economy; electricity transformed peoples’ lives; railways brought the cities and the countryside closer together, and the telephone revolutionised communication. 498 more words

Chapter 13: Building Effective Work Teams

Why You Shouldn't Ask Why? And What Open Questions You Should Use Instead

We are told that to open up conversations we should use open questions, that is, questions that begin with ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘how’ and ‘why’. 1,313 more words

Dr Gary Wood