By Kevin Sheldrake
Next time you’re looking for a favour, take a moment and consider if you can re-frame your request into the form of a favourtunity…
This could be a simple matter of semantics; just making sure you also highlight the benefits to the other party. Or, you may have to go as far as re-constructing the favour entirely, so that it newly includes or creates an opportunity.
Either way, we humans are a lot more amenable to helping each other when the request contains an element of empathy, and the outcome is equitable.
6 things to keep in mind when creating favourtunities..
What’s your experience? What favourtunity examples have you generated or come across?
By Kevin Sheldrake
As I’ve often said, it’s tough going building and running a business. Not everyone is cut out for it, and not every business idea we have is a guaranteed success – and it can be months or sometimes years into your journey before you start to get real clarity on either of these.
So how do you keep yourself on track, and going, and motivated, and fresh, when sometimes the world around you is… not making it easy? (Clue: Simply being good at what you do isn’t enough!)
This was the subject of discussion at our latest Breakfast Board, and we honed in on five critical plates that you need to keep spinning in order to Keep The Faith...
4. Keep Pushing!
5. PMA (Stay Positive)
All of this is tough work, so perhaps the best reassurance I can leave you with, is that tough is good. Tough means other people will give up. So decide who you are, and make it happen. (Exits to the inspirational Billy Ocean...)
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