Grow, learn and be of service, that’s Sylvia Lafair’s raison d’etre. Conducting interviews is an enjoyable, yet humbling experience. For me, I am always reminded of how little I know, and how much I can learn from the interviewees. In hearing Sylvia Lafair’s story, I realize as usual how much we can learn and apply if we stop and digest what others have to say. She operates her business with high integrity and is not afraid to walk away from work that does not align with her values.
The owner of the donkey was not pleased at this, as he now had to sit in the blazing sun. The owner decided that he wanted the shade of the donkey. So, waiting until his customer fell asleep, the owner moved his donkey a few feet over and sat down in the shade of his donkey, which left his customer in the hot sun.
So you see, ATU is not like any other company on the Net. Its “team building” concept is what makes it unique from all other online money making programs out there.
What always needs to be kept in mind is the end result. To improve your communicative skills – as well as your teamwork and productivity skills – the next time an issue arises that could lead to an argument, strive to keep in mind the desired end result. Quietly listen to the other person’s viewpoint and try to refrain from pushing your opinion or agenda. See if you can compromise with the other person.
We looked at each other, eyeball to eyeball, for what seemed like a month but was maybe a minute, and then he finally said, “Okay, I haven’t seen my father in 25 years and I thought he was an absolute bastard.” I asked him why and he said, “He was self-serving, only thought about himself and caused lots of problems.” That was all, I didn’t say another word. Way later in the conversation, things settled down and we went back to business talk if you will. I asked him to tell me about this Roberta girl that drove him so crazy. And surprise, surprise, he said, “She’s self-serving, only thinks about herself and causes lots of problems.” I didn’t say anything to him then, but I think he was fighting a dual battle with the gal at work and with his father.
It’s amazing when you discover within yourself the ability to have total discipline and commitment to something. Especially when this “something” is a feat that many other people cannot accomplish easily. Once this occurs, you realize that you can hold this type of power and level of success within other areas of your life, including your professional life, where discipline is necessary.
4) Perseverance – In the marathon and the business world, you encounter set-backs and failures. In order to ultimately succeed, we must learn to overcome these things. Marathoning helps you learn how to do that.
One advantage to corporate team building means you have a lower rater of turnover. This basically means you have less people leaving your employment to seek other positions. In turn this eliminates the high rate of training periods that are required for employees before they can start to become productive for your business.