The Strategist
Management & Strategy

Giving feedback the right way - 03/15/2019

Pointing at people’s mistakes is unpleasant, but important. Feedback is necessary for personal growth, and if a colleague, employee or partner does not cope with their job, you need to tell him about it. The problem is that a harsh feedback can offend and discourage the employee. On the other hand, the right approach can inspire, direct and bring the person to a new level. Do, how to criticize to...

4 rules for productive business trip - 03/08/2019

A business trip can be a joy for the soul, but also a lot of stress for the body. Setting off on a work trips, we experience a surge of adrenaline. It is much more than ordinary office everyday life. At the beginning of the trip you are active and cheerful. Later, however, the hormone fades away, and so does the enthusiasm and efficiency. Here are four main rules that will help you keep yourself...

Is it okay to ask for help in business? - 03/01/2019

Despite the fact that many successful entrepreneurs create the impression of self-sufficient people, most of them have asked for help many times. Asking for help is the best solution to get closer to success because to take on all the burdens that exceed your capabilities is silly and dangerous. Here are some tips for those who are uncomfortable to ask for help, who consider the request as a...

How to create a friendly atmosphere at negotiations - 02/22/2019

Sometimes emotions interfere with negotiations. They can destroy the possibility of a rational agreement, turn friendship into a long-term enmity and kill hope for a just resolution of the conflict. But at the same time, they can be an important positive factor. The main thing is to be able to benefit from them. Good or bad, most of the emotions that arise in the negotiation process are generated...

How to find a mentor - 02/15/2019

Building a business by trial and error is difficult and unpleasant. It is much smarter to use experience and ideas of those who have already did it. The key to growing your business is mentor assistance. Imagine that successful people are points in a “connect points” game. Combine their experience and knowledge to bring your business and personal life to a new level. Here is a step-by-step plan...

How to make your colleagues meet deadlines - 02/08/2019

Many of us have been in a situation like this more than once: deadline is near, the project must be handed over, but nothing is ready yet... Many people have a superpower to forget about deadlines. And yet, they can be called for order. How to make the team do things in time? Here are some tips. There are five signs that indicate that you have a problem with deadlines. - Your team often breaks...

Seven ways to become a true professional - 02/01/2019

Why do some people work much better than others? This is a deceptively simple question asked by professionals in different fields of activity. Our perception of success is based on conviction that everything depends on talent. But are all these statements fair? Some performance experts disagree with the idea that it's all about talent. They argue that it is equally or even more important to make...

Here's why you need to organize your day - 01/25/2019

This is the most powerful tool to overcome difficulties and obstacles. Without it, a person is often distracted by senseless stimuli and unnecessary things. This is necessary to facilitate work and allows you to start performing tasks without too much thought. This is your daily schedule. The fact that the daily routine simplifies work with complex tasks is proven by scientific papers. If you...

Forming cooperation between sales and marketing: How and why? - 01/18/2019

A war between the sales and marketing departments may be the reason why why your business does not get enough profit. If you have no desire to scale business and you are completely satisfied with financial success, then let these departments exist separately. If you want to generate a new level of profit, stop this unspoken war. These departments work independently in most companies....

Four mistakes of leaders - 12/28/2018

A company’s head can become a first-class leader if he can do four things: inspire, influence, combine and lead. Inspire people, influence attitudes, join forces and lead a team to a goal. A leader always creates something completely new, sets the direction for his team, draws perspectives so that people believe. However, any novice manager can make 4 common mistakes that will cost him dearly....
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