Business With Style Episode 15: The dangers of a “No negativity allowed here” culture

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 14: Sales dilemma: who’s just been rejected?

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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The dangers of a “No negativity allowed here” culture

It occurs to me that positive thinking, if not balanced with a good dose of critical thinking, risk assessment, and thoughtful disagreement, can do more harm than good. In a time when the multi-billion dollar self-help industry promotes heavily the idea that negativity is the root of all evil, I believe that this oversimplified message can mislead many people who may end up confusing prudence, risk assessment and disagreement (albeit based ...

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” Have you bough it here?” and the golden after-sales opportunity.

When you sell something, you’ve met somebody’s need, but when you repair something, you’ve solved someone’s problem. In Japan, there is an old fine art called Kintsugi which translates with “golden repair”. Kintsugi is the art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold — built on the idea that in embracing flaws and imperfections, you can create an even stronger, more beautiful piece of art. Every break is unique and instead of ...

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Business With Style Episode 12: Budgeting for your career

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Are you programmed to sell?

Are you successful in sales? Can you look at yourself in the mirror, and honestly say “I’m a sales champion?” If the answer is NO, despite all the efforts, the sales training and the many years spent working in sales, the reason is likely to lie within your subconscious mind which is not programmed to sell. As explained by biologist, former Stanford’s researcher and best-selling author Bruce Lipton, 95% of our life is ...

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Business With Style Episode 11: Le domande che aiutano a prendere una direzione nella vita

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 10: A Luxury HR Perspective – Interview with Westin’s Michelle Fenech Seguna

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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Business With Style Episode 9: A Business Philosopher – Interview with Luxottica’s Bernard Galan

People always let their emotions get in the way when they make a decision. Not just the lady buying a dress, but also the smart entrepreneur who you'd expect to make a decision only based on facts, can turn down a convenient option only because of something the counterpart said that hurt his or her ego. If you digest this principle you are setting yourself up to succeed in emotional ...

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