How to have a happier relationship
I’m going to tell you how you can have a happier relationship. But first, let me ask you a few questions. To what extent do the following statements describe you?
- “I want close friends and family members to understand my weaknesses and flaws.”
- “I have a good understanding of why I behave the way that I do.”
- “I often assess myself critically.”
- “I want people who are close to me
How does your personality affect your earning power?
How would you like to earn around 10 per cent more every year – for the rest of your life?
A recent study led by Tilburg University researcher Jaap Denissen found that people’s personalities had a significant relationship with their earning potential. But the researchers did not find that certain personalities were better all of the time. No, they found that people earned more when their personalities matched the needs … Read more
Want a promotion? Learn to be a great leader
I coach a lot of people who want help in pursuing their next promotion, the next step up in their career. But it’s tough. There’s a lot of competition out there for not that many opportunities.
One of the best ways to distinguish yourself is by proving that you can be not only a good people manager but a truly great leader. Not that many years ago, it was assumed … Read more
How to boost your happiness AND success
When I was giving a speech at a recent conference, I asked the audience two questions. “Do you want to be happier?” And “Do you want to be more successful?”
Of course, I’m willing to bet that you too would answer “yes” to at least one of the two questions – if not both.
If you genuinely want to boost your chances of becoming both happier and more successful, I … Read more
Want to be successful and happy?
What would you do if you were suddenly to become rich? Probably celebrate, right? But wait, there’s a catch.
Jim Collins, American author of business blockbuster Good to Great suggests the following exercise. Imagine you wake up tomorrow morning and receive two phone calls. The first caller tells you that you’ve inherited $20 million, with no strings attached. The second caller explains that you have no more than 10 years … Read more