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Video-Just Do It Later and Missed Opportunities

) Video of Doug Staneart, CEO of The Leader’s Institute, in Jamaica talking about the difference between missed opportunities and capitalizing on opportunities when they first appear to increase your success. Below is a transcript of the video. Hey everybody, this is Doug Staneart with The Leader’s Institute, and I’m in Falmouth, Jamaica today. One […]

Video-Make What You Love Your Career for Success

In this success video, The Leader’s Institute CEO, Doug Staneart, talks about how the most successful people in the world are those who find something that they love to do and then make that their career. Transcript: Hi, this is Doug Staneart with another leadership tip from The Leader’s Institute®. The old saying is that, […]

Traits That Successful People Possess

Have you ever met a successful person, or admired someone from afar, whom inspired you to get where you are today? Successful people seem to possess the sort of luck that other people do not have the good fortune to have.  That is how it can look if you watch tv or read any magazines […]

Different Leadership Styles: What Suits Your Workplace?

So you just got promoted to a managerial or supervisory post. After celebrating with your friends and colleagues what’s next?  Along with power comes great responsibility.  This means that you need to live up not only to the prestige but with the demands of the position you are now holding.  As a leader you are […]

Collaboration in the Workplace

Have you ever noticed how your perceptions and those of others often don’t match? It is said that we all hold “a piece of the pie.” This is why collaboration is necessary and usually advantageous at work: to gain access to unfamiliar territory and the new resources that live in other people. Indeed, to get […]

Principle #3: Smile more!

The man who gives little with a smile gives more than the man who gives much with a frown.  –Jewish Proverb When it comes to building trust and rapport, this principle is one of the top seven that we have found to be important. Let me illustrate what it means with an example. I spent […]

Harnessing Positive Thinking

“I’m never going to be able to do this job; I’m just not smart enough.” “Why does my boss want me to present at the trade show? I’m a terrible public speaker, and I’ll just embarrass the company.” “I wish I could stick up for myself at work; in every meeting, I let the others […]

Principle #2: Look at things from the other person’s point of view

It sounds like such a simple thing, doesn’t it? But it’s one of those many things in life that is much easier to say than it is to do. Look at things from the other person’s point of view. When it comes to building trust and rapport, this principle is one of the top seven […]

Achieving The Four Levels of Communication

Recently I spoke with Ted, who had been spending some time working on leadership skills with one of his newer leaders. This person “Bob” came from a labor industry background and had little exposure to leadership training. When they met the first thing Ted became aware of was that Bob was eager to learn.  He […]

Principle 1: Avoid Criticizing and Complaining

When it comes to building trust and rapport, there are seven basic principles that we have found to be key. The first of those is as follows: Avoid Criticizing and Complaining Any behavior that is negative will inherently go against the spirit of building trust and rapport with someone. And so this first principle is […]

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