Becoming Preferred: Discover the Return on Investment of Kindness (ROI)
With host Michael Vickers and guest Linda Cohen
Kindness is not always seen as a priority in the workplace, especially as it can contrast with the traditional image of a successful entrepreneur. Haven’t we been told even now that ‘nice people finish last?’ Office culture can be cutthroat and competitive, leading to hurtful criticism, lack of collaboration, and miscommunication.
Now, however, we are talking more and more about well-being in the workplace. Bringing an authentic quality to our work, being gentle with ourselves, and others around us. So, to help us understand the ROI of kindness, is author, speaker and trainer, Linda Cohen.
Insight Gold Timestamps:
04:39 What holds you back from being kind
06:32 Both kindness and unkindness are contagious
07:45 Every one of us is shouldering a burden right now
14:49 Authenticity, vulnerability, and kindness are not weaknesses
18:02 Recognition program
22:12 A formula for kindness
26:47 A thousand Mitzvahs project
28:12 Elevating kindness can combat burnout
About the Podcast Host, Michael
Michael Vickers inspires enduring success, redefining the possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. Whatever the sales or business opportunity, Michael will greatly enhance your odds of success. Every person who has an idea to promote, an employee to motivate, or a deal to negotiate, will attain a new level of success after an event with Michael.
Michael is also the best-selling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition, and Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today’s Competitive Marketplace, where he shares his secrets to achieving the very highest level of sales mastery.
Whatever the result you’re striving for, if it involves influencing others or achieving success through others, Michael will build your confidence and accelerate your performance.
Michael is the Executive Director of Summit Learning Systems, a company that offers customized in-house training programs to many of today’s leading companies. He teaches thousands of business professionals throughout North America the skills required to achieve optimum performance.