Beyond installing firewalls and protection software what else can business owners and managers do to protect themselves from hackers and those ever-so-sophisticated phishing emails? Our recommendation is to focus on increasing your levels of employee engagement.
Have you ever been in a meeting when you felt you weren’t getting where? Perhaps you were leading the meeting and people were failing to contribute. Or perhaps you have been able persuade others or maybe just unable to get people to listen to your point of view. This blog offers you some tools and techniques to enable you to influence others.
Change rarely fails because it’s a bad idea. Change normally fails because it has been poorly implemented. Of course, change needs to be well planned. But it also needs to be positioned in a way that will be positive for those impacted. In other words, it is important to win hearts and minds.
When we’re in a hurry we can take short cuts. Sometimes we can choose expediency over accuracy. It can be the same when we are communicating - even when we are not pressed for time - to get our message across. Whether in face-to-face meetings, by telephone, by email or any other method we can often miss things out. In fact, social media encourages us to act this way. Whatever communication method we choose it’s important to listen to what is not being said as well as what is being said.