Remembering NamesOctober 21, 2016
Names are important. Some argue that our name is actually the most important word to us; it gives us a sense of identity and individuality. Addressing someone by their name makes them feel respected yet we don't always do it, mostly because it can be hard to remember people's names.
In this issue of the Pulse, we share a BNI podcast by Dr. Ivan Misner outlining four ways to improve your ability to recall names.
Disliked = Doing Something RightOctober 07, 2016
Relationships are important and generally, most people strive to be well liked by others. But what happens when it's not possible to keep everyone happy while pursuing your goals?
In this issue of the Pulse, we share one of Robin Sharma's Mastery Sessions on the value of being disliked.
Pick up the PhoneSeptember 23, 2016
Think about the last five conversations you had with other people. Were they over email or text message? Perhaps you tossed some ideas back and forth on Facebook. Or maybe, just maybe, you picked up the phone.
In this issue of the Pulse, we share the Top 3 benefits of taking conversations from digital to real-time by talking things out over the telephone.
Memorable MemosSeptember 09, 2016
The sheer volume of electronic communication we receive means messages that don't catch our interest are often ignored. With this in mind, it's easy to see why crafting an effective email is an essential skill.
In this issue of the Pulse, we present a short video segment featuring Fast Company founding editor Bill Taylor, who shares some valuable tips on how to make your memos memorable.
Better Meetings, Better ResultsAugust 26, 2016
Meetings. They are a necessary evil of the business world and can cause more harm than good if not approached in the right manner.
In this issue of the Pulse, we share an episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast featuring author Cameron Herold, with tips on how to ensure your meetings are running smoothly.