- The optimum ratio of positives to negatives is 5:1 to ensure realtionships prosper home and at work. Beware if you increase that ratio happiness does not go up...as you are not dealing with the issues. In your interactions are you using a ratio of 5:1 towards positives?
- Your boss needs positive feeback. If the boss does not sense positive body language or does not get reassurance from you then their confidence suffers ! Now this is you being deferential and respectful not forning all over them !
- People work better if self-motivated - work out their individual motivation and play to it.
We can learn from all kinds of sources....read widely not just management books....now I will get back to my banana!