PPP #17: Show value, it’s all in the eyes, admit when you don't know

PPP #17: Show value, it’s all in the eyes, admit when you don't know
Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett


Show value.

When explaining a strategy to a team member, show how they will contribute to the overall plan.

A team member with a clear understanding of their role within your strategy will be more confident in making decisions that help reach your goals.

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It’s all in the eyes.

Eye contact is a powerful tool for storytelling. Even a fleeting glance at your listener will draw them into your story on a deeper level.

Struggle with eye contact? Looking at the bridge of their nose will still create the same effect.

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Admit when you don’t know.

Don't be afraid to admit when you don’t know something.

Admitting that you don't have all the answers allows everyone to dispense knowledge they might not have otherwise shared.

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