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7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

READING TIME:70 SECONDS - If you want instant cooperation always use the word “because” (“have you thought about talking to/incorporating this because……”) Automatic response is based on reason, or at least the appearance of reason. Adjust your attitude to fit the...

Bust old barriers and build new bridges

Reading time: 100 seconds With a couple of 90-second bursts of crazy courage and a few small steps you can change your life forever - by the end of the week. We are not limited by what we can do - we're limited by what we are willing to try. Our willingness to break...

Selling is not just about building relationships

Great salespeople don’t just build relationships, they challenge their customers to think differently and inspire them with new ideas. Every sales professional falls into one of five distinct profiles. Relationship Builders Hard Workers Lone Wolves Reactive Problem...

Test Your Senses

Reading time: 90 seconds - ALL DAY LONG, we give away vital keys as to what motivates us— through our body language, our tone of voice, our eye movements and our choice of words. We simply can't help it. As we grow up we learn to rely on one sense more than the others...

If you’re not growing – you’re going

Reading Time: 90 Seconds  Connect and Live Longer.  People, passion, projects and purpose are more important to health and longevity than diet and exercise. Humans are energy systems. We get our energy from just three sources: food, fresh air and other people, and...

No Substitute for The Real Thing

READING TIME: 60 SECONDS - When we bond face-to-face, the “seeking” emotions trigger the release of a feel-good chemical inside us called dopamine: and we feel energy and pleasure. If we like and trust the person, the calming and “satisfaction” rewards of oxytocin and...

The Power of Togetherness

Like all energy systems in nature, we humans only come with 2 settings: grow or go. Live or die. Nothing in between. There’s a tiny part of your brain that sits at the top of your spinal column that you need to know about. It has a big job: it is in charge of your...

Flash a Smile, Cast a Glance. Linger Longer

READING TIME: 70 SECONDS - Giving a stranger a small smile or even just making eye contact as you pass can have a huge impact on their feelings and their health. Researchers at Perdue University found that even the smallest amount of eye contact,  or a smile,  or...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

Snap judgments.

Reading time: 90 seconds. Try this at a function, a trade show, or in the grocery store line—somewhere you encounter strangers you can approach. Pick out a person you think has some negative aspects. Ask them where something is—the rest room or the deli—and check out...

GUGOGI – your very own 3G Network

Get Up, Get Out, Get Involved - Reading time: 90 Seconds Peter, a 68 year-old psychotherapist by day and an "almost-legendary" singer/songwriter by night, had been in a lot of pain for weeks because of mounting health problems. A few months ago Peter got up, got out,...

You are me and we are all together

Reading time: 45 seconds. Just take a look at the person sitting next to you, or in front of you - or look at anybody. The great truth is that person is just you, going through a different set of experiences since the day they were born - and doing their best to get...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

5 Ways to Appear Socially Smarter Over the Holidays

READING TIME: 90 SECONDS - A while back I appeared on The Today Show on NBC and was asked how can you appear smarter, socially when you walk into a room full of of strangers. Here's what I said: 1.Wear great clothes - more people will take you seriously (don't over do...

What’s your “Big Idea”?

Reading Time: 90 Seconds - Smart companies recognize the value of tapping into their employees’ values, of making their work meaningful. One of the ways they do this is by creating a mission statement. Some go even further and distill their mission statements down to...

Pitching for Profit

  Reading time: 90 seconds. "Every person who got a deal on Dragon's Den, without exception, was able to articulate their business idea in 90 seconds or less." Kevin O'Leary, Dragons Den on CBC, Shark Tank on ABC. To illustrate what Kevin means here's an excerpt...

Connect and live longer

Reading time: 90 seconds - What's all the fuss about connecting face-to-face? Simple. When you actively make new connections you'll live longer, be healthier, make more money. Here are a few things to consider The benefits of connecting with other people: Connect to...

It’s official. Radio makes you happy.

Reading time: 40 seconds - Want to boost your happiness and energy levels? Switch on the radio. A recent UK study called “Media and the Mood of the Nation” polled more than a thousand people by smartphone and asked them to record what media they were consuming, and...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

The Quickest Way to Blast a Hole in a Relationship

READING TIME: 70 SECONDS - The quickest way to blast a hole  in a  relationship (especially  if it turns  out you  aren’t  matched opposites) and to bring out the worst in your partner is to trample on his or her key feelings. These feelings drive their behavior and...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

Performance, perceptions and language.

Reading time: 35 seconds - Remember those little blocks we played with as kids. The ones with the letters on them? We built them into words and the words took on meaning. As we grew we learned to make words into phrases and phrases into sentences. Then all of a sudden...

Men, brood. Women, smile!

Reading time: 70 seconds - Canadian researchers at the University of British Columbia, asked 1084 heterosexual men and women to rate the sexual attractiveness of people of the opposite sex based on a photo. The study, published online in May, 2011 in the American...

What if motivation is the opposite of inspiration?

Reading time: 90 seconds - Enjoyment at work and play comes from doing what comes naturally. The French call this “joie de vivre,” the joy of living. The ancient Greeks had a great word for it, “enthusiasm.” In English we call it “passion.” Many people have lost any...

Get Social

Reading time: 70 seconds - The  best way  to begin  to meet new  people is through the  people you  already  know—your friends,  family, and  colleagues. I realize this is not earth-shattering knowledge, but sometimes the obvious bears repeating. Starting close to...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

Communication is a double edged sword

Reading time: 80 seconds - Communication is a double-edged sword. It works best when you say what you want, not what you don’t want. I live on a farm in a very picturesque part of the countryside. One of my neighbors raises horses. At weekends people come out from the...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

Why William and Kate will live happily ever after

Reading time: 40 seconds - Thankfully, William and Kate are Matched Opposites. So are Charles and Camilla. Sadly, Charles and Diana were not. No matter what  you might  have  read or heard elsewhere, the truth is that exciting, loving,  lasting relationships are an...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

Changing minds with body language

Reading time: 85 Seconds - Sometimes getting people to move from one emotional state to an entirely different one can be difficult. For example, if you intend to move someone from indifference (“I’m busy; I’ve got a lot of other things on my mind; can’t this wait?”)...

Resisting temptation

Reading time 40 seconds - Pride makes us feel good – shame makes us feel bad. New research from the Marshall School of Business shows that when it comes to motivation we’ll do more out of pride than we will out of shame. Three separate groups of volunteers were put...

7 Tips for Instant Cooperation

Really Useful Attitudes

READING TIME: 60 SECONDS - There are three really useful attitudes that great communicators have in common: enthusiasm, curiosity, and HUMBILITY. In the right combination, these three attitudes create an irresistible presence. Be enthusiastic. Enthusiasm is hypnotic,...

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