RATE YOUR BODY LANGUAGE!

Body language

Before your next public speaking engagement (whether it’s in front of 4 people at the office or 450 in a lecture hall), you need to rehearse, practice & ASK FOR FEEDBACK.

In my ALL IN Social Club on campus, I hand out this chart so that everyone can evaluate each other objectively.

Use this chart yourself and ask your colleagues to circle your problem areas.  Read More



How do you handle failure and criticism?

We will all fail at something at some point. How you react (emotionally & mentally) determines how successful you’ll be.

There will be haters and doubters and passive aggressive commenters. You will see eye-rolls and smirks when you fail. This will happen. BUT, failures and criticisms must not define you.

This is a core characteristic of successful people because they are completely unfazed by their failures. Read More


Learn to LOVE Constructive Feedback

Don’t you hate it when someone asks you for your opinion and then gets irritated with you when you tell them the truth?

If you don’t want the truth, then don’t ask for my opinion.

But you know what? Most people have no idea how to handle constructive feedback. They take it as a personal attack on their character, they start shutting down, or wildly defending themselves.  Are you one of those people? Read More


Rejection

You will hear “NO” at some point in your life. You will get rejected and this will not make you feel good.

But hearing “no” doesn’t mean you’re incapable of getting to a yes. It just means that for this specific moment, your product or service or idea is not ready. This doesn’t mean you can’t get ready, it doesn’t mean you’ll never succeed. ALL a rejection means is “not now” or “you’re not ready now,” or “you haven’t convinced me yet“.

That’s all. That’s it. Read More