Posts tagged with ‘Mike Phillips’

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Besides Talent, You Must Also Have Skills

by Mike Phillips

Besides talents, you must have the skills to see long-term success. Talent is defined as having a natural aptitude.  And, Skill is having the ability to do something well; expertise.  I like working with talented people. People that have a raw and natural ability to accomplish and accel in their chosen craft. I also admire and enjoy working […]

Purpose (The FRONT #26)

by Mike Phillips

Business Is About Results

by Mike Phillips

In business, success is measured by results, not effort. Regardless of the business that you are in, sales make businesses money. Success is measured in dollars and in the volume of sales. Of course, the business that you either own or work in you want to be enjoyable and to like the people you work […]

3 Things To Actively DO That Increase Influence (The FRONT #25)

by Mike Phillips

Leadership IS influence. If you engage actively in these three things, you can increase your influence and your leadership aptitude. Know yourself and your team. You must play to your strengths as well as your team’s strengths. Making sure to address and develop weak areas to minimize or eliminate shortcomings in a business environment. If […]

Communication Is About Reception

by Mike Phillips

The quality of communication is how it is received. Not on what you think you said or shared. When we communicate, everything is based on the perception of the receiver. You must be able to articulate your thoughts in a practical manner. When you do this, others can truly receive an understanding of what the content of […]

Sideline Leadership (The FRONT#24)

by Mike Phillips

Leaders are always watched. Even when they are not on the field! I love football as an analogy for business. ANy sports really share so many similarities in leadership and the business world. Leadership is an all the time thing. Many newer managers want to grandstand and show what they can accomplish while they are […]

Tell And Show! (The FRONT #23)

by Mike Phillips

In training, you should TELL  and SHOW your staff to get the best out of them! Training and teaching are all about being in the front! We likely all remember the weekly “show and tell” when we were in school. Well, in leadership and management it’s the inverse. You must TELL and SHOW your people […]

Managing Your State and Upping Your Attitude (The FRONT #22)

by Mike Phillips

    If you want greater success… you MUST manage your state and up your attitude! So tonight I’m having a discussion on managing your state of mind and upping your attitude! Staying positive is one of the most powerful things you can do for yourself for business! Positive self-talk is important. Because positive self-talk leads to […]

    Complacency kills!

    by Mike Phillips

      When you become complacent, you and your business begin dying. So don’t! You must stay competitive and stay on the move. Restlessness and competitiveness in business are positive things. They get you to the next checkpoint or the next level. When you are competitive you always strive to be better than you are right now. […]

      The Bible Verse of the Day Today – Galatians 6:9

      by Mike Phillips