I invite you to understand an important distinction regarding efficient learning: between development and learning. Unfortunately, there is often the tendency to mistake these two essential directions, these two needs that each of us has. On the one hand, each of us has the need to explore and learn. During childhood, the person who wishes… Read More Learning versus Development
The 20th of June every year is the international day of productivity. Motto: “God, please give me the power to change what I can, accept what I can’t, and the wisdom to know the difference.” What do you change when something doesn’t fit? The external reality, or territory, causes particular problems for each… Read More What I Have Learnt from Brian Tracy’s Exercise
If you read this, then you personally or professionally know me pretty well, and it doesn’t matter if we talk in English, Romanian or Italian. I just wrote it in English because I know you’ll understand it. I don’t usually like to talk about my problems (or publicly express my emotions about them). Still, I… Read More How It Feels to Live With a Chronic Tooth Infection
“– 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
This article has multiple purposes. It will: support your understanding of some principles that might be helpful if you use technology provide a case study for consumer experience support you understand one of the reasons I have been delayed lately. Please read with attention to fully understand this article’s context and purpose. The context… Read More What Can Vendors Get Away With Under Amazon Warranty?
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?
What’s the difference between image and identity in personal branding? Starting from the positioning that NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) should take to differentiate from psychology, as soon as an NLP specialist directly competes with a psychologist positioning himself as a psychologist but offering NLP services, this is not just a disservice made to himself or to his clients that he misleads,… Read More The Difference Between Image and Identity and How They Matter in Positioning
On every 20th of June, we celebrate the international day of productiveness! But, on the other hand, concentration is, on the one side, ”the glue that holds together” speed reading and memorizing: in the absence of concentration, nothing of what we read could we manage to remember, nothing of what we do could have the… Read More The Connections Between Concentration, Organization, Productiveness and Modeling
Hello! I started writing about an exciting topic: which values are NOT needed for success … against popular beliefs that some might have. I’m doing a little recap of the first part, which you can read here. 1. Not to be laughed at. 2. The fear of making mistakes. 3. The fear of criticism. 4.… Read More 10 Things I Do Not Think Are Important for One’s Success in Life. Part II
What does listening imply? The ability of virtually anyone to meet their needs by employing technology has raised the following issue. Everyone who wants to express themselves has to face increasing competition for an increasingly unavailable resource: the limited attention of the interlocutor. One of the main functions of listening is validation. This issue is… Read More In Search of Lost Listening
21 September is World Gratitude Day. Semantic Differences ” Acknowledgement” (recunoaștere in Romanian) comes from the Latin” recognitionem”. The corresponding verb is” to acknowledge”. The corresponding adjective is” acknowledged”. ” Gratitude” (recunoștință in Romanian) comes from the French” reconnaissance”, whose root is” naissance” and contains the derivative” conaissance”. The corresponding verb is “please, satisfy”. The… Read More Between Acknowledgement and Gratitude
15th-anniversary blog post. The source of the worst traumas that the members of a family can suffer is mainly psychological violence. This literary screenplay of a promotional video was initially designed as a version proposed for a campaign exercise against family violence. Its target was double: to draw attention to a danger occurring in the… Read More Defence Mechanisms
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
When you have a team of people working in task-oriented activities, such as specific projects requiring phases and deadlines, it’s essential to use a few necessary tools. Intrinsic motivation is the one that makes people act on their own initiative. It makes them happy and proud to be working on a particular project or for… Read More The Difference Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
In the organizational environment and not only, mistrust is also felt in various forms, most likely due to the creative ways in which those who think it has been abused in the past, especially by persons in formal positions of superiority or authority. In my opinion, the biggest problems of the lack of trust are… Read More The Psychological Leadership Games and the Pathology of Mistrust
The correct identification of the image Skills are made up of behaviors and language. Attitudes and values are divided into behaviors and language. Identity is divided into attributes (values). The image is also divided into attributes (values). Personal branding, as an area, to be found where psychology, personal development, and (significantly) marketing interfere, aims to align identity with the image. In other… Read More The Image or the Brand
I created a personal development exercise based on a similar one designed by Harry Faddis and promoted by Betty Martin (the 3 minutes exercise, based on the model of the wheel of the consent). I think it can be a powerful tool in creating a connection between people, as long as it is done video+audio.… Read More The Self-Expression and Listening Exercise I Developed
It is said that, before starting to contribute, it is essential that you build something for yourself as if satisfying the need to contribute competes against one’s own needs. For those who haven’t had a representation of the balance between satisfying other people’s needs and their own needs, or a balance to wholly and entirely… Read More The Contribution, Between Generosity and Saviour Complex
Welcome! I continue today a series of articles organized in a table-like manner, starting from my own experiences: As a participant in instruction/training sessions held by others; As a consultant in training-related issues; As a trainer I have divided these” manifestations of sincerity” into 5 main categories, which I am presenting during this series: The… Read More What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part IV. Time Management. Image. Communication.
Welcome! I continue today a series of articles organized in a table-like manner, starting from my own experiences: As a participant in instruction/training sessions held by others; As a consultant in training-related issues; As a trainer I have divided these” manifestations of sincerity” into 5 main categories, which I am presenting during this series: The… Read More What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part III. The Applicability of What You Learn.