Every day, you have countless opportunities to exhibit behaviors that leave people and situations a little bit better off than you found them. Here's a list of fifteen behaviors that will help you improve the situation for everyone:
Art Petty2020-08-17T08:10:35-05:00August 17th, 2020|
Cultivating influence in your firm and industry is a long-term process. However, there are a few communication adjustments you can make immediately to ensure you are properly projecting yourself when it counts:
Art Petty2020-08-12T14:22:51-05:00August 12th, 2020|
It’s an understatement to suggest this is a time for creative problem-solving in our organizations. Yet, too often, we react to symptoms or throw solutions at poorly defined problems. The failure to get to the root cause and underlying assumptions behind something that seems to be a problem results in half-measures and new, resultant problems. Here's a technique to stop the madness!
Art Petty2020-08-06T07:25:45-05:00August 6th, 2020|
While listening is essential for successful communication, the behavior that sets the stage for Fierce Listening is artful and empathic questioning. Our use of questions—type and tone—controls the direction of the dialog.
Art Petty2020-07-28T09:46:45-05:00July 28th, 2020|
If your mission is to get work done through and with others across your organization, you need to develop and apply influence. In this article, I share ideas and approaches you can use to engage and succeed in your organization's political environment without compromising your values.
Art Petty2020-07-20T07:44:43-05:00July 20th, 2020|
Why is asking for a raise or promotion so difficult and sometimes scary? It is not something you do on a regular basis, and there are many complexities involved. Here are ideas to help you prepare for and succeed with this important ask:
Art Petty2020-07-12T10:39:57-05:00July 12th, 2020|