Envy in the Workplace

Envy in the Workplace

Are you being thwarted from doing your job?  Are you aware of little comments here and there that start you doubting yourself?   Or perhaps there are disruptions to your workflow caused by the unnecessary interference of another.  Do you get that feeling that someone else wants to be you. You are quite probably the target of envy, a most difficult destructive emotion that is hard to fight and even harder to prove. Envious people target those that are successful, bright, popular and have good relationships with others at work and socially. They covet your clients, your sales, your possessions…

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Psychology of Sales – tapping into emotional needs

Psychology of Sales – tapping into emotional needs

Here are 10 top tips for attracting sales using psychology and linking  to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Physiological needs: 1          People need to know that wherever you work there are basic facilities, toilets, water, comfortable place to sit.  Tell them about your premises Safety and security: 2         Be clear about who you are and what you do.   Give a strong clear message in your advertising, when you speak to others, when you talk about your product.  I do this….for your health     It will help build that family home….   It can also help you to improve your…

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Is it ok to be a people pleaser?

Is it ok to be a people pleaser?

I was recently talking to a friend about her relationship with her husband.  She said she knows how to keep him sweet.  She praises him (even when she’s angry).  She doesn’t ask him to help her in the house because she knows that upsets him.  When he does things that she does not agree with she keeps her mouth shut.  She does not want to rock the boat by  upsetting him.  I asked her why?  What stops her from being honest and this is what she told me. “I want a quiet life.   I let things go because I…

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How to Stick to your Diet – 5 Key questions

I recently held a one day workshop on the psychological factors around eating and being on a diet.   This workshop was held as a fundraiser for breast cancer and included lunch!!!   Yes I cooked (with some help which was gratefully received). 12 lovely ladies turned up of all different shapes and sizes.  Their reasons for attending were quite different too.  Some wanted to lose weight after Christmas.  Others have spent most of their lives on one diet or another and just wanted some new ideas.  Others were not looking to lose weight but were interested in the psychology…

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The Bridge to Success

Part 3 of the Working Towards your Goal series. So,  now you know where you are and where you want to be the big question next is how do I get there. A friend of mine did this exercise recently.  When he a took a proper look at his life drawn out on paper it resembled a series of boxes, everything was defined exactly like that.  The work box, the house box, the decorating, the children, 3 of them all in separate boxes with their individual needs all boxed out.  Then there was the financial box and the worries all…

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Goals and where am I now?

Until you know where you are then its going to be difficult to take meaningful steps towards where you want to be.  Quite often we kid ourselves and others about our lives, what we do, who we know, how successful we are or not.  Its all too easy to make things up to impress others or to bury our heads in the sand with the truth. Honesty and truth about yourself will set you free to open yourself up to happiness, creativity, success and freedom. I’m going to show you a little exercise I use with clients looking to make…

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Why goals are important

So, its the 21st January and today is the day when most New Year resolutions are said to fall apart.    Its all fine and good to resolve for change but unless your are specific about what it is you are aiming for then how can you stick to it.  For example, if you said I want to go to Yorkshire this weekend would you just set off without consulting a map or your sat nav?    Even before that would you decide where a about in Yorkshire you are going.  Its a big place.  Are you going to the…

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