Managers must have a basic understanding of human behavior, and how experiencing positive emotions is at the root of human motivation — we are wired for it. That means knowing what makes people tick and what inspires them to perform their jobs at a high level. This helps to explain why your people may be quitting. It comes down to five words: Lack of meaning and purpose.
One of my favorite things about sales is that you don’t need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don’t get me wrong–business school has lots of uses and advantages. But some of the most memorable approaches to sales I’ve seen have come from people who rely on creativity, rather than degrees, to make a strong connection with prospective customers.
Ideas are what drive entrepreneurs forward. They form the basis for great businesses and fuel meaningful changes in those business’s trajectories by offering new products, new improvements and other features to outdo the competition.
When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until they’re executed, how efficiently you use your time is as important as anything else in business.