Well, you listen to other people’s words a lot. A good part of your workday actually. But do you really hear what the other part is saying?
Fact is that the best managers make the best listeners. But there’s a big difference between passive and active listening. Practise active listening skills when interacting with people and you will see how much smoother the relationship between you will become.
In this blog post I have collected the best looking resumes I have ever seen. A qualified guess is that you’ll be as much amazed by them as I am. Use them as inspiration when creating one for your own. I definitely will!
When I travelled to China in 2005, I was amazed over hearing Richard Clayderman music in every chinese elevator, hotel lobby and restaurant cloak room. For you who are not familiar with Richard Clayderman, my best description is that he’s a guy who plays famous songs on his piano in a nice and smooth and fits all-way. I’m sure you’ve heard his music even if you don’t know his name. Richard Clayderman is the king of elevator music. But I didn’t expect him to be so unchallenged in China!
There was a time when Justin Bieber was the only person in the world with the perfect Klout score, (he had 100), but it changed when Klout altered its algorithm in August 2012. Still, with a Klout score of 92, Bieber got an almost perfect online presence, which means he’s one of the most influential people in his niche. He reaches those he aim to reach and they listen, reply and pay it forward. He’s got a personal brand that rocks.