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#80 Win People Over

If you truly want to excel in your career and in your life, having help from others is crucial. The faster you learn to win people over, the more successful you will be.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Exceed Expectations, Go beyond what anyone expects, Make people like you, Podcasts, relationship building, Uncategorized, win people over.

Make Yourself Indispensable

So many of us worry about our jobs, we worry about our businesses. The challenge is that worrying doesn’t give us job security or keep business moving forward. Worrying causes stress and sleepless nights. If instead of worrying you used your energy to make yourself indispensable, you would gain confidence. Once you established confidence, the worry would fall away.

The question becomes, how can you make yourself indispensible? Begin by examining the business you are in. What are the weaknesses or challenges in that business? Next, look at your strengths. Can you apply any of your talents to the challenges that the business is experiencing?…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Exceed Expectations, Job security, Manage Up, Plan your life, Self improvement.

Exceed Expectations | Joel Brookman

I arrived at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida, after an exhausting day of travel.  The bellman took my suitcase on the way in, and I proceeded to the front desk to check in. A very professional young woman got me registered and I proceeded straight to my room. All I could think about was getting out of the suit, putting on a pair of shorts, and relaxing. Ten minutes went by and the bellman still hadn’t arrived. I called the front desk and I asked if I could come down to pick up my bag.  I explained that I was not trying to be difficult, but I was tired and just wanted to change and relax.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Adjust Your Sails, Exceed Expectations, Go beyond what anyone expects.