Weekly – Everyone Says They Are…

Of Course I Listen!

“You never listen!” is a phrase you may have had someone say to you, or more likely, you’ve said to someone.

We want people to listen to us. We want to be heard, seen, understood. And yet, and yet – it doesn’t happen all that often. And maybe, usually, it’s because we want what we want – and rarely focus on what the other person wants.

And that is the secret of success.

To listen to people.

And here is the rub – we mostly would love to be listened to. If we are honest, if we are clear and true. We would love to be listened to, to be admired, to matter what else is happening – please listen to me!

So how to use this?

Stop selling – begin listening – and gently asking – and then listening to the answers and letting the other person know you are listening.

This will help you in two ways:

  1. People will respond and when they do, they will buy more.
  2. You will learn something – and if you are really listening, you may learn a lot! Which you can use to your advantage and serve your customers even more.

And for our incessant goal of being listened to?

When someone does – praise them lavishly. “Thank you for being a great listener!” – Or – “You are a wonderful listener! Thank you!”  

And then, they will keep listening and all things will be wonderful!

Listen up! Be a good listener and see what happens to your bottom line!

If you would like help becoming aware and reaching higher levels of results – set up a complimentary success clarifying call with me.

 Blessings,
 Shawna Schuh, CSP  Serving Leaders Who Ignite Others  Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist and Author 503-970-5774 
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Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Are you young at heart?

Are you young at heart?
What is your intention for the week?

Ask yourself:

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?

Can you think younger this week?

If you know someone you think would like help becoming aware and reaching higher levels of results – encourage them to set up a complimentary success clarifying call with Shawna.

Blessings,  Shawna Schuh, CSP
“Igniting Leaders Who Ignite Others”

Helping Leaders Be Better
Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist & Author
503-970-5774
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Weekly – Are you looking or seeing?

What is the point of having a good view?

I live on a hill. It looks out over a small valley that holds many trees, brush, blackberry bushes that creep and a winding gravel road that leads to the barn and onto the main road that takes me into town.

I also have large picture windows that are really pieces of art since the view through them changes into the most gorgeous landscapes each season.  I would like to say I spend time really looking out the windows – and yet – Though I glance out of them often, do I really see what is there? Does this happen in your life or business too?

So, how do we shift from looking and start seeing? And what do we want to see?

Most of this is about, of course, what we are focused on. When someone comes into our business are we looking at them only rather than seeing them?

What does it take to see?

  1. Deepness – looking deeper than the surface. To note the subtle things that at first glance you might miss. And that will help you notice and then comment or compliment on.
  2. Finding the good, the positive, the little things that would make your client feel special. The light in their eyes, the smile they display and the questions they ask.
  3. Noting what is off. From a frown, or signs of tiredness or even someone down in the shoulders. These are signs that a sweet word from you may make all the difference to their day.

One of the gifts of writing this weekly is how it helps me (as I seek to help you) to do what I am   – so that I will look as usual and also I will seek to really see.

How about you?

If you would like help becoming aware and reaching higher levels of results – set up a complimentary success clarifying call with Shawna here.

 Blessings,
 Shawna Schuh, CSP  Serving Leaders Who Ignite Others  Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist and Author 503-970-5774 
www.WomenInThePetIndustry.com 
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Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Are you living in the moment?

Can you learn to relax to better your health?
What is your intention for the week?

Ask yourself:

What good has worrying ever done?

Blessings,  Shawna Schuh, CSP
“Igniting Leaders Who Ignite Others”

Helping Leaders Be Better
Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist & Author
503-970-5774
www.ShawnaSchuh.com
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Weekly – One of the Most Demanding Traits of a Leader

Are You Consistent As a Leader?

One of my team and I had a little misunderstanding. When we stopped to talk about it she said to me, “You are inconsistent sometimes.”

She is right. I am inconsistent sometimes.

I could probably say that I am consistently inconsistent but I think that would probably be some sort of grammatical inconsistency! Ha!

How can we become more consistent?

In my search about the traits most beneficial to a leader – consistency is one that is sought muchly and attained rarely. – And I think the reason is that we are such interesting beings, us humans.

In attempting to understand and decide how to become more consistent in my leadership, I am studying the leaders I most admire and one quote I uncovered and like is from Lincoln Chafee who said, “Trust is built with consistency.”

So that’s my call to action – to work on becoming more and more consistent! And I trust by having this goal I can attain it. What do you think?

If you would like help becoming aware and reaching higher levels of results – set up a complimentary success clarifying call with Shawna here.

 Blessings,
 Shawna Schuh, CSP  Serving Leaders Who Ignite Others  Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist and Author 503-970-5774 
www.WomenInThePetIndustry.com 
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www.uladventure.com 

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