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Effective Listening & Feedback Skills Development
Training - Facilitation - Coaching
Building on your one-on-one and group communication skills is key to achieving your professional and life goals.
Training and Facilitation - Personal Development, Professional Effectiveness. Optimize your Communication Skills, whether you are working with an individual or in groups. Develop your effective listening skills and your ability to assess and effectively interact with others - family, friends, business associates, customers.
Applying Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Effective Communication Skills to improve your listening and feedback skills and overall sales and motivational effectiveness.
Provide Coaching and Training associated with Time Management, Working In Groups and Leading Effective and Productive Meetings. Be a Win-Win leader. Respect the efforts and time of individual contributors. Practice Ubuntu, a Zulu word meaning "humanness". An overall philosophy for African society, Ubuntu is derived from a Zulu maxim meaning “a person is a person through other persons”.
Contact me directly by Email: Carl Chesal - Communicate Innovate (a Division of Bizfare Enterprise Inc)
Peak Learning Performance
“Too many times, I have managed stressful yet meaningful experiences in ways that are not conducive to a successful outcome. However, with Janet’s excellent direction, encouragement and guidance, for the first time in a very long time, I approached a major endeavor with a relaxed and confident mind. The old adage ‘Mind over matter’ definitely applies as she offered me simple exercises that essentially unlocked my brain – allowing my full potential to be released. Thank you Janet for this amazing life-lesson I can move forward with and apply to all aspects of my life.”
- Lois G - Ottawa 2007
Leadership, Selling and Facilitation Skills Training
FREE Bookkeeping Template for MS Excel, Star Office and Open Office
FREE Bookkeeping Template
Hundreds of copies shared worldwide!
Bookkeepers, Accountants and Small Businesses Are using this Simple Bookkeeping Template.
"I have been looking for a simple and easy way to keep track of transactions
for my IT consulting business and it seems your template meets my need perfectly."
- W Zhang, Toronto, Ontario
"Thanks for the template. I was going to set up my own system in Excel but had a feeling
it would be faster finding a template and editing that. It only took 5 minutes to find your site
and maybe take an hour to customize it, whereas it would have taken several hours to do
it from scratch, especially setting up all the formulas.
- Mike S., Athens, Ontario
"Thanks for the template. I to am running a small consulting business. I found that Quik Books
could not do what I needed."
- Terry, Alberta
Available in many file types - xls (default), ods, sxc, sdc, dif, xml, html, pdf. Just complete the order form information so we can send you future Small Business Tips and this FREE Bookkeeping Spreadsheet Template. Simply complete your business or personal information and your order request will get transmitted to Communicate Innovate for processing. You will receive an email from email@example.com with the Synoptic Journal Template attached.
Want to add a simple and helpful Tool for your Banking and Budget Tracking?
Include, with your FREE Bookkeeping template, this simple spreadsheet template for your:
# Bank Account Register,
# Monthly Reconciliation, and
# Creating and Tracking Your Budget.
For only $5.75 we will also send you this electronic spreadsheet template that will
help you with your personal and business banking.
For each Bank Register Template sold we will donation $1.50 to Children's Literacy.
If you would like us to help you in setting up your small business financial books, website or other sales, channel and marketing assistance, call us (647-477-2508) to speak directly with a Small Business Consultant.
Call 647-477-2508 now to review your business needs with a Senior Small Business Consultant. Communicate Innovate also provides Training and One-on-One coaching.
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(NOTE: To order the Bank Register with this order please enter your actual credit card or PayPal information)
6) You will receive an error "Invalid Credit Card Number" (THIS IS OK - your Order for the FREE template has been transmitted to Communicate Innovate)
7) Your order is now completed. You should receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with the attached template in 24-48 hours.
Eating to Improve Your Memory
The effectiveness of your memory and mental alertness is based at least partially on what you eat. Here are some things that various studies suggest can help provide nutrition to your brain:
Time Management Coaching
Never Be Late Again
Fix Your Chronic Tardiness Problem - Respecting Meeting & Time Commitments
Whether intentional or by misfortune, being late for a meeting is, in itself, a visible sign of disrespect for other people's time. Think about the fact that your tardiness usually affects not just your own productivity. Your being late has a infectious multiplying factor because tardiness impacts the productivity of those many that are kept waiting. The impact in real dollar cost associated with productivity loss related to lateness are staggering.
Bottom line: 10 minutes/day of lateness equates to $90 Billion/year in lost productivity or 1% of the US GDP
Recent studies have shown that chronic tardiness affects 20% of the US population, Yes, 20% are consistently late. In 2006 Corporate CEOs show being late 8 out of 10 meetings. This alarming trend of Chronic CEO tardiness has actually worsened since 2002, when a study by management consulting firm Proudfoot, highlighted CEOs were late six in 10 meetings.
All good studies wouldn't be complete unless they categorized the types of latecomers. According to an ABC News report in March 2007, there are 4 types of chronic tardiness people:
1) Rationalizer type: Blames outside factors
2) Absent-minded Professor type: forgetful or disorganized
3) Deadline or Producer Type: Adrenaline addicted junkie. Gets a psychological high on having a jammed schedule
4) Rebel type: Defies authority and gets a high in keeping people waiting. Feel so important that feel people are willing to wait.
Diana DeLonzor, in her book “Never Be Late Again”, has chronic lateness types further defined into seven categories.
Bottom line: Whether it is a thrill or habit, there are steps you can take to reduce and eliminate your chronic tardiness problem. How do you respect and effectively utilize the universally shared commodity of time?
Balancing your time with those around you is an ongoing challenge. Be vigilant about effectively using your time and anyone sharing your time. Your calendar, your day timer (or PDA) and the clock are intrinsic tools of the business trade. Learn to tell time, use timers and challenge yourself to get there on time. There are mental mind-sets and effective meeting processes that can help you kick the tardiness problem (they helped me). Consider your scheduled meeting times as just a center point of your overall meeting time. It is usually the informal meetings or contact before and after the formal session where most of the business or decisions are solidified.
Always allow time for this informal contact:
1) Allow yourself 15 minutes before each scheduled meeting or event to: - get your thoughts or agenda together at the location for the meeting - have a quick meeting with the main person to review the agenda - chat with the person who is setting up the meeting room to get information on the attendees. Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants can be an invaluable source of information. Build trust with this individual. - socialize and introduce yourself to the attendees prior to the formal meeting. You are likely to pick-up on the temperament of key individuals attending your meeting.
2) Allow 15 minutes after each scheduled meeting or event to: - review how effective the meeting was perceived by your key customer (coach) or by an attending colleague. - Take time with the key person (key influencer) to review the outcome of the meeting and strategize next steps - Test the water and ask for the business. You might actually get the order. Alllow time for that too
3) Give yourself the 15/15 minute buffer before and after each scheduled meeting to allow for unexpected things. Plus you will less likely impact on subsequent meeting times. Early is always better than late.
Arriving on-time is the most visible sign of disrespect toward the other people involved. For first time meetings, being on-time is one of the major positive impacts on 'first and lasting impressions'. Add to your good reputation – be on-time. Including this “15/15 Time Wrapper” around each of your scheduled appointments and meetings will afford you more time to prepare/strategize (before)and then assess/close(afterwards). Reduce stress on both yourself and those around you. Your respect for other people's time is a measure of your own self-respect. Being respectful is an honorable trait - a trait that can only add to your glowing reputation.
About the Author:
Carl Chesal is a business and channel development consultant, trainer, internet marketer and professional photographer. He operates BizFare Enterprise Inc, providing business development, marketing, and internet marketing services. Bizfare Enterprise also operates a number of secure on-line shopping sites.
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