“– 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
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
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”?
[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