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How approachable are you?

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 23, 2020 Social

Wonder why people don’t talk to you or why you don’t get people’s attention, the reason may be hidden in your behavior. People perceive you exactly the way you present yourself to the world, there would be only a few people who would know your inner self and they are most probably the closest ones or your family members. Besides these few close friends, everyone else’s perception depends on your external presentation and actions. Now, If you want to know how approachable you are, keep on reading. We will let you discover some amazing facts about yourself based on common observation so that you can decide your level of availability or approachability for the world. Monitoring yourself You need to self evaluate once in a while to conclude how approachable you are. Your body language, your words, even just your listening to others determine your approachability. Are you a problem...

Giving Feedback - How Best to go About it

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 21, 2020 Social

Every employer loves feedbacks; as a matter of fact, everybody needs feedback. No matter how or where you operate from, feedback is as important as getting the job done. Feedbacks allows you to understand the next thing point of action; it doesn’t matter whether you failed or succeeded; getting back to your superiors or coworkers goes a long way to strategizing on the next line of action. Again, since feedback can go, either way, positive ones motivate workers at all levels. Feedbacks shouldn’t just come as a report; it should be sent as a suggestion. Constructive feedback (suggestion) gives more insight to both your colleagues and superiors and makes work easier. Nevertheless, how this feedback is given matters a lot; if you go about it the right way, you might build a formidable team that will propel productivity. 5 Steps to Give a Good Feedback Seek Permission This may sound...

Cross-Cultural Communication

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 18, 2020 Social

Cross-cultural communication describes the process of recognizing both similarities and differences among different cultural groups. This practice can help you to engage and interact well with people around you. It determines how people from different cultural backgrounds adjust to communicate effectively. This post explains four tips to improve cross-cultural communication. Acknowledge and Embrace Agility The most prevalent barrier to cross-cultural communication is the unwillingness or inability to adapt to change. Most times, people avoid accepting new ideas as a result of unconscious fear. They are afraid that adjusting to a new lifestyle will change their belief or cultural system. If you do not liberate yourself from such assumptions, you will limit your organizational and personal growth. People can become more adaptive to new ideas if they become aware of the subconscious biases and unconscious barriers. If you become too strict with your perspective, you will not try new strategies that...

What is Charisma?

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 16, 2020 Social

Everyone has one time or the other experienced this unexplainable pull and attraction to another person they find admirable, alluring and charming. These are people that we look up to and sometimes refer to as role models. A popular example of some of the most admired people on earth include former FLOTUS Michelle Obama, Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela or Bill Gates. Apart from the fact that all of these people have made significant achievements throughout their lives, there is also something irresistible about them. When asked to give reasons why they admire these charming personalities the most, people blank out for seconds and the next thing you may hear is, ‘There is just something about him/her’. Most never come to the realization that the word they are looking for is ‘charisma’. In truth, looking at it from the surface of things, charisma as a concept of human nature seems unquantifiable,...

How to Build Rapport

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 15, 2020 Social

Effective communication skills are an important part of any job or personal relationship. Because your relationship with others is strong, you can understand and understand them. Humans can build good rapport by connecting through shared interests, mutual understanding, and empathy. Suppose you have been in the sales business for a while. In that case, you need to develop a good rapport with the customer, catch yourself first, and build a connection or bond with the customer, or “People we buy from or people we like.” Building a rapport is the process of developing relationships with others in which both parties feel support and understanding. Rapport is vital during networking, interviews, and when developing your career in a particular job. It can take time to build good relationships. It can be helpful when you are working to accomplish essential career goals. What Is Rapport? A rapport is a harmonious relationship between...

Peer Pressure

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 10, 2020 Social
At a party peer pressure teens smoking drinking alcohol and using drugs

No man is an island! Building relationships especially with persons of similar age range is inevitable in life. In fact, it is an important aspect of social conditioning that reflects that as humans, we are bound by some mysterious arrangements to befriend individuals who share similar interests and like-passion with us. These are our peers, our friends. However, identifying with a group of friends or peers comes with its challenges, which are notably associated with the pressure of meeting up with the standards of the group. This could get sour sometimes especially when one is inspired wrongly and pressured to act in a particular way that negates morality simply because one’s mates are acting that way. What exactly is peer pressure? Peer pressure entails the influence members of a similar social group can have on one another. Briefly, it is the case where you desire to be part of something...

How to Make Real Deep Connection with Someone

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 10, 2020 Social
Deep connected life long friends. Happy together. Three young women.

Most of what we have nowadays as relationships are not what it used to be. Now, it seems we all are in a hurry. We are driven by own selfish inclinations. We want to quickly end a conversation and trot off like wasps into the comfort our solitude offers. We seem to have forgotten the value of social capital. Even for those who claim to sustain relationships, research has proven that it’s no more than a superficial endeavour. They aren’t really connected to their cronies. If this wasn’t so, a research on self-isolation in America would not have revealed that most people have just one person or none at all that they share their personal problems with. Indicative of this is that we all have gotten so paranoid! To make matter worse; the social media has contributed in no small measure to reducing real life, person to person interaction into...

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