Friday, May 15, 2009

A Short Course In Just About Everything

Want to be an effective listener?
Just take notes.

Want to be an effective speaker?
Just be funny.

Want to be an effective writer?
Just bleed your truth.

Want to be an effective coach?
Just dance in the moment.

Want to be an effective leader?
Just be an amazing person.

Want to be an effective salesman?
Just transfer your passion.

Want to be an effective manager?
Just read Dilbert. (then do the opposite)

Want to be an effective consultant?
Just make (or save) people money.

Want to be an effective expert?
Just know everything about ONE thing.

Want to be an effective marketer?
Just be remarkable and respectful.

Want to be an effective entrepreneur?
Just go.

Want to be an effective thought leader?
Just blog every single day.

Want to be an effective tweeter?
Just deliver meaningful concrete immediacy.

Want to be an effective blogger?
Just be a great date for your readers.

Want to be an effective professional?
Just work hard, long and smart.

Want to be an effective employee?
Just be the most interesting person at your company.

Want to be an effective date?
Just ask questions.

Want to be an effective frontline employee?
Just be friendly.

Want to be an effective boss?
Just watch The Office. (then do the opposite)

Want to be an effective student?
Just learn one new thing, every day, then write it down.

Want to be an effective thinker?
Just be an expert at learning from your experiences.

Want to be an effective friend?
Just be someone people could call at 2 AM.

Want to be an effective artist?
Just infect people.

Want to be an effective service provider?
Just tell people the truth.

Want to be an effective worker
Just get up an hour earlier.

Want to be an effective businessperson?
Just outwork everyone.

Want to be an effective coworker?
Just respect people’s boundaries.

Want to be an effective adviser?
Just stop giving advice.

Want to be an effective mentor?
Just let your life speak.

Want to be an effective networker?
Just deliver value first.

Want to be an effective performer?
Just be too good to forget.

Want to be an effective person?
Just do what the person you are trying to become would do.

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Scott Ginsberg
That Guy with the Nametag
Author, Speaker, Coach, Entrepreneur
scott@hellomynameisscott.com

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