Keep it Real: 6-8 October, The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, South Wales at the Institute of Financial Planning Annual Conference.
I’m honored to have been asked to be the opening Key Note Speaker for this year’s Institute of Financial Planning Annual Conference. The theme is “Keep it Real”.
Most business professionals spend more time than they’d like to admit honing their elevator talk so they’re prepared to deliver it clearly and professionally. But, have you ever noticed that most elevator talks sound better than they work?
One of the most popular subjects that people want to know about is time management. It’s just part of organization. Time management is a relatively simple concept. The way I teach it, there are twelve strategies which includes three competencies, three principles, three techniques and three corollaries. So, let’s just do an overview of what… Read more »
Find out how you can use specific time management techniques more productively. Get better use of your time and feel better about your day by implementing a few simple strategies provided by Doug in this video blog post.
Doug Carter’s Video Blog Post How Relationships Work Learn how relationships work for personal or business situations. Transcription of Video: How Relationships Work Oftentimes somebody will come to me and they will ask me for help on their relationship with somebody else. So they will have some relationship and they’ve got some tussle going on,… Read more »
When I interview Executives and Business Owners I’m still surprised at how many of these people complain about losing their good people. One of the biggest reasons you may be losing your brightest and best may be because of the way you hired them. Most of us instinctively want to hire someone who is already competent at the job they’re filling. But that may not be the best thing to do.
Your goals represent your ambitions that motivate you to take your business to the next level. It acts like a driving force that keeps you moving towards your objective in life. Goal-setting gives a direction to your business and also motivates your workers to contribute towards the success of your business.
When it comes to goal setting, many people consider themselves experts on the subject. In fact, if you type a search in Google for goal setting you will get approximately 98 million results. In my opinion there are really two overrated tips or ideas that people may miss when talking about goal setting. The first is somewhat part of our culture, sort of an urban myth.
One of the most common requests from people who are looking for coaching, training, or assistance is to be able to get more done in less time! We’re talking about good old-fashioned time management! But, there are several “missing pieces” of information and insight that are needed in order to have your management of time… Read more »
Have you noticed that some people take much longer to return your calls than others? That’s usually caused by one or more of the five fatal voicemail flaws.