“– Man, you’ve got a face… You should look in the mirror… You’re scaring away the customers! – Which customers?“ (True dialogue at a so-called business fair in 2006) Fair. Exhibition. Conference. Meeting. Forum. Congress. White paper session. Public contest. Festival. Niched Clubs. Experiential school. Case studies contest. Business simulations. Circle meetings. A few… Read More The Ethics of Fair & Conferences for Professional Participants
A person with a well-cared-for personal brand knows they can trust themselves and will ask for the same thing from others. The same goes for those who refer to persuasion as an art; trust that the items set at the beginning of the communication will be accomplished. A few important things should be noted here.… Read More What Does Trust Mean?
An unclear contract underlies victimization. Before being a social and even a sociological position, victimization is a psychological position that must be understood. In the dramatic triangle of the transactional analysis, the victim feels helpless, powerless (whether he/she really is or imagines that), waiting for a savior, and (possibly) screams from the top of their… Read More The Psychological Contract in Working Relationships
I published on this blog 4 articles on testimonials. This is the last one in the series. You may read the previous ones below: Jack’s Brand (09.10.2012) Tell Me Who Recommends You So I Can Tell You How Much I will buy (04.11.2012) From Whom and How to Request a Testimonial (20.11.2012) The Testimonial, Set in Stone as the… Read More The Axis of the Personal Brand Goes through the Mind of Others
Every January much is written about personal development and meeting one’s goals: what to do, how to do it, and how to color your lists of resolutions. After two months of the year, everyone has returned to their senses: those who have written down resolutions to forget them have returned to their favorite activities, and… Read More 10 Things I Do Not Think Are Important for One’s Success in Life. Part I.
Customize! Many of us live under the impression that there are certain “types of people” that we get along better with and others that we don’t get along with. But, in fact, we like those who are like us or those who are as we wish we were. Precisely for this reason, the objectivity of… Read More How to Speak Everyone’s Language
I wonder if the saying that it’s more valuable to know how to keep quiet than to speak is always valid… Some people speak from experience, while others don’t say precisely due to their expertise. Man’s lips are a strong trap against him, and he gets stuck in it with the words spoken by… Read More When to Keep Quiet and When to Speak…
I published here the Romanian review of a book on public communication. Reading it, I have again found that public presentations are as natural to me as drinking water. Thus, I have often held public presentations as far back as high school and have attended thousands of public speeches since, enough to find my positive and… Read More How to Make a Successful Presentation 1,2,3…
This recording wwas made by Flavia Isabela Cioceanu in May 2015 Bucharest, during a story creation and storytelling workshop. Presentation in English with Romanian subtitles. Video editing and subtitles by Marcus Victor Grant.
You have discovered a testimonial and its benefits to the personal brand. After that, we found together from whom to request it and how. But, just as you should not count your chickens before they are hatched, you do not always get what you wish the way you requested it! So, what do you do… Read More The Testimonial, Set in Stone as the Referent Gave It?
Motto: ” It Doesn’t Matter What You Know What matters is what you do with what you know!” I was writing the other day about what the testimonial is and how important it is in business, regardless if you have a corporate brand or a brand as a freelancer. It is time to get… Read More From Whom and How to Request a Testimonial
Motto: “Others should praise you and not your mouth, a stranger and not your lips.” Advice nr 21, 100 orthodox bits of advice It is probably a common business practice to be asked, “for whom have you worked,” to observe the experience in the field. When you have worked on a known project, the potential… Read More Tell Me Who Recommends You So I Can Tell You How Much I Will Buy
The right words can break a person’s heart, inspire a nation, lift a friend’s spirits, destroy a child’s self-esteem, propel a man to the White House, and bring a fresh smile to a tear-drenched face. To harness the power of speech, and to use it as a force for good—in life and in the world—is… Read More We Have All Experienced the Power of Speech.
Motto: “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Accountability and responsibility If you believe the message of putting on seat belts is a good and safe message to deliver, you will want to be as persuasive as possible. Indeed, comparing each of the three scenarios before, you… Read More The Ethics of Public Speaking
“I’m telling you this with hope in my heart and trust that offering patience to the initiative I’m going to tell you about will create an important and long-awaited change. Before telling you what I’m going to tell you about, thank you for listening to me, as I am sure you will consider my message… Read More To Manipulate Or Not to Manipulate, That Is the Question
I’m considered a rather insistent fellow. I don’t easily take “no” as a definitive response. It depends on the issue and the available time, but in most cases, I insist until I obtain the answer I wish. I noticed the main difference does not only start from my attitude but mostly from my negotiation skills.… Read More How Easily Do You Conform to “No”?
I have selected from the comments readers of Analytic Vision have posed over time on different posts (post updated in 2020). The testimonials have just been corrected for misspellings and grammar. We’re a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your site offered us valuable information to work on. You’ve done… Read More Analytic Vision Readers Comment
[Note: All the articles linked in this post are from business portals in Romanian.] I’ve been asked what other benefits there are in the Romanian HR market besides insurance. I admit in my mind, “benefits” rimes with “insurance”. Even for companies, besides the legislation. Things would have changed if this had been the situation before… Read More The Romanian Market of Compensations and Benefits