Tullio Siragusa

How to Become a Lifelong Learner

Tullio Siragusa

How to Become a Lifelong Learner. We humans are always learning. Ever since our brains develop enough, every single experience teaches us something new. Today, in this complicated world where everything is changing all the time, learning from your own life experiences might become a little redundant. To become lifelong learners, you don’t have to be a genius. You simply must be open to learn and grow and be willing to be proactive about your growth.

How to Be a Motivational Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to Be a Motivational Leader. If you are the leader of an organization, it is mostly understood that it is your responsibility to motivate employees and other people on your team to do the best they can. Is it really your responsively to motivate people? I will argue that the priority of a leader is to set an example others will want to emulate on their own, and to foster an environment where people are freely self-motivated.

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How to Let Purpose and Passion Find You

Tullio Siragusa

How to Let Purpose and Passion Find You. A lot of people get confused with the concepts of living your passion versus your purpose. There are those who substitute their purpose for their passion and over time, this misconception messes with their lives and their careers. We all want to live passionately and with purpose, but it is not something we pursue, it is something that finds us instead.

How to Develop and Maintain a Positive Attitude

Tullio Siragusa

How to Develop and Maintain a Positive Attitude. We read despairing worldwide headlines on an almost hourly basis. We’ve heard of livelihoods and lives being lost and being stuck at home for over a year. There is a general dread of the most horrifying virus that through mutations may never come to an end. It is reasonable to assume that our physical, emotional, and mental health has taken a massive toll recently. Given this context, the idea of ‘positive thinking’ is hard to sustain.

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How to Get Real about Your Potential

Tullio Siragusa

How to Get Real about Your Potential. Getting real with yourself and the kind of person you are takes a lot of courage and determination. It is not always easy to muster up the courage and the boldness to confront the reality about yourself. . Getting real takes a lot of guts and the ability to be powerfully vulnerable.”.

How to Be Successful without Sacrifice

Tullio Siragusa

How to Be Successful without Sacrifice. No pain no gain. We’ve all heard this saying and we’ve been sold on the idea that it is true. Is it really true that you cannot achieve success without sacrifice? This is something that most people go through in their lives without ever finding any answers on how to make success easier, and less painful. Because the narrative of self-sacrifice is pervasive in our society. The truth is that you can be successful without compromising your quality of life.

How to Sharpen Your Intuition to Make Better Decisions

Tullio Siragusa

How to Sharpen Your Intuition to Make Better Decisions. Intuition can be described as something that helps one make decisions from instinctive feelings rather than conscious reasoning. There are some people who have what is often referred to as an inner voice, that guides them about what to do and when to do it. That little voice is often right, and it is an art learning to listen to it and follow it.

How to Become More Approachable as a Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to Become More Approachable as a Leader. You can’t expect everyone to be receptive to you, but one of the most important traits of a leader is to be approachable. If you want to ensure that your reputation amongst your peers and the people you lead is stellar, you have to be an approachable person; someone that your teammates admire, not fear. Approachability Is a Leadership Skill. Being approachable does not come easy to everyone.

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How to Become a Manifesting Machine

Tullio Siragusa

How to Become a Manifesting Machine. Have you recently lost a job or suffered personal loss? Learning to become a manifesting machine might be just what you need right now. People talk about manifestation a lot. Manifesting your dream life, job, relationship, and every other thing. Often many people think all you have to do is dream it, desire it, and magically things will just manifest in your life.

How to Create Trust by Setting People Free

Tullio Siragusa

How to Create Trust by Setting People Free. While several nations are celebrating their independence from foreign rule every year, the same cannot be said for the superimposition of various factors on people in workplaces. Employees also deserve freedom and independence from the command-and-control structures that are still very pervasive in corporate culture today. Here are some of the questions that need to be addressed to maintain freedom in order to build more trust in corporate cultures. ?

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

How a Culture of Warmth Enables Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

How a Culture of Warmth Enables Innovation. Creativity and the innovative problem-solving abilities of employees should be fostered from the inside. While manifesting ideas require a lot of structure and a high degree of adherence to deadlines, a truly innovative organization provides its employee enough room to make strides in areas that have yet to be explored.

Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees

Tullio Siragusa

Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees. Employees who are disengaged cause losses to companies in the long run. The cumulative revenue impact across companies can add up to $500 billion every single year. As a result of loss of efficiency, companies around the world are actively searching ways to create cultures that are less toxic, more productive and more efficient.

How to Be Authentic as a Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to Be Authentic as a Leader. Everyone has dreams, aspirations and ambitions. Although these differ from person to person, there comes a time in every person’s life when we begin to expect for our aspirations to become reality. Sometimes our aspirations are truly ours, and other times they are driven by the desire to be liked, even adored by our friends and family. What happens when you get where you thought you wanted to be, only to discover you’re at the wrong place?

How to Develop Empathy as a Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to Develop Empathy as a Leader. Some people think of empathy in leadership as a weakness. Some believe it to be a weakness even as a virtue. . Empathy is a right-brain activity, which instigates people to think that it is a discipline associated with being touchy-feely. However, empathy is currency, and sadly too many people are absolutely broke. Empathy at its core is a very valued virtue and emotional intelligence currency.”.

How to Increase Your Gratitude and Why It Will Improve Your Life

Tullio Siragusa

How to Increase Your Gratitude and Why It Will Improve Your Life. Gratitude is the readiness to express appreciation for anything you receive from people or the Universe as a whole. Being grateful is crucial to sparking a positive personality and attitude. It also impacts your relations with society.

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How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

How Innovation Marketing Helps Disruptors Launch New Products

Tullio Siragusa

How Innovation Marketing Helps Disruptors Launch New Products. Innovation marketing is a discipline that encompasses activities and novel processes to introduce and deliver entirely new products. This includes research into the needs of customers, concept and prototype tests with customers, and developing plans on how to market these new products in a saturated market.

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love

Tullio Siragusa

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love. Every human being on this planet spends considerable time searching for love. Today is the era of speed dating, matchmaking, online dating, and every other modality you can think of. It’s no longer a question of being able to find love, the issue is more often than not finding someone to hang on to. Sometimes we are not the right person and other times we start blaming “them” or point fingers at “them” for not being able to understand us.

How AI can Deliver Sales Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

How AI can Deliver Sales Innovation. We often speak about innovation as it relates to design, products, services, and people strategies. Innovation in the sphere of sales and marketing is probably the greatest opportunity of our time in any industry. Salespeople are always racking their brains for newer techniques to help them boost sales. Everything in the world depends in some form or fashion on sales.

How to Apply Innovation to Customer Success

Tullio Siragusa

How to Apply Innovation to Customer Success. A lot has changed in the customer service space in the past 20 years. Few businesses use to pay attention to the quality of their customer service. They spent more time and resources on things that could bring them revenue. Businesses also didn’t pay much attention to the hassle customers had to go through to report a problem or get an inquiry resolved. Waiting for hours on end for representatives to answer customer queries was the normal.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Can Innovation in Design Thinking Help Solve Today’s Problems?

Tullio Siragusa

Can Innovation in Design Thinking Help Solve Today’s Problems? Many scientists of the past were right when they predicted that we won’t be able to solve the problems of the future with the same kind of thinking of the past. With the rapid changes that society is going through every day, the methods we have been using to deal with our problems in the past are no longer relevant.

Why Employees with High Emotional Intelligence Thrive

Tullio Siragusa

Why Employees with High Emotional Intelligence Thrive. Employers look for certain characteristics in potential employees. They primarily look for dependability, sincerity, teamwork, general intelligence, willingness to learn, and ability to adapt. Among many essential qualities, emotional intelligence is a must if you value resilience and longevity from employees.

How to Develop Patience and Why

Tullio Siragusa

How to Develop Patience and Why. Gratitude is a feeling of appreciation felt by the recipient of gifts, help, or other types of generosity towards the giver of such gifts. Gratitude is a powerful process of shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. It unlocks the fullness of life. We are all surrounded by blessings and reasons to be grateful, but few realize this, due to obsessively rushing to get to the next thing.

Do You Have it in You to Be an Empathetic Leader?

Tullio Siragusa

Do You Have it in You to Be an Empathetic Leader? Leadership in its true essence is more about helping others than yourself. Empathy means the ability to understand the needs of those around you. Empathy is an essential quality of an effective leader. As a leader, you must be aware of what those who have chosen to follow you are thinking and feeling. This will help you in defining your relationship with your team and lead more effectively.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

How to Turn Unfortunate Circumstances Into Opportunities

Tullio Siragusa

How to Turn Unfortunate Circumstances Into Opportunities. This year has been tough on everyone around the world. People have suffered losses, both physical and financial. Many people have seen unfortunate circumstances in their lives with things spiraling out of their control. One might have been struck with an illness, or lost their jobs, or lost someone close to them. Adversities have hit us hard and fast causing our heads to spin.

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure

Tullio Siragusa

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure. The weight of pressure is an inborn piece of work culture. Each of us faces pressure regardless of position, profile, title, insight, or sexual orientation. Steady pressure can cause us to fail to remember that others around us may be experiencing similar circumstances. As a leader, if you trouble your workers with an excessive number of tasks, it can later turn into reason for frustration and demotivation for your whole team.

How Innovation Can Help Companies Be Successful During Difficult Times

Tullio Siragusa

How Innovation Can Help Companies Be Successful During Difficult Times. Every company at one point in time will face difficult circumstances. It can become difficult to serve customers and stay ahead of the competition. While it may seem to be an impossible task to make it through difficult times, there is still one aspect that can drive companies through them. Innovation.

How One Smile Can Change the World

Tullio Siragusa

How One Smile Can Change the World. It is one thing to put on a great smile in front of everybody and say you are doing great but realize there is a deeper more genuine smile that we often miss out on. We are so busy with the ways of the world around us that we can easily forget what a genuine smile means and how it can impact the people around us. “A A genuine smile is magical indeed and we all have that magic within us.”.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization?

Tullio Siragusa

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization? Self-realization is a term historically associated with having a family or traveling the world, but it truly means empowering yourself to bring about real change in people’s lives. As an entrepreneur you get the opportunity to create something of value for the world. You also create opportunities for people to grow as leaders. By enabling leaders, you create impact on people’s lives by challenging them to transform into better individuals.

Employee Engagement Is About Building Trust

Tullio Siragusa

Employee Engagement Is About Building Trust. With the advent of modern communication technology, there has been a significant transformation on people’s expectation for transparency, access to information, and knowledge. Organizations are continuously trying to keep up, and in many cases, catch up. The success of any business depends greatly on the efficacy of the workforce, and the workforce can give its best only if there are effective communication strategies in place. .

How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times

Tullio Siragusa

How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times. Many people recently find themselves having difficulty being motivated to keep moving forward with excitement and a positive outlook. We live in a time filled with stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of the recent Covid-19 calamity that has besieged the entire world. These are unprecedented difficult times filled with financial struggles, health challenges, personal isolation, social disconnection, and fear.

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success

Tullio Siragusa

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success. Psychology argues that being true to yourself induces meaning in your life. The drive to be authentic is present in all of us. Still, there is a lot of misconception about being authentic and genuine. Some people think that having piercings, tattoos, punk hair, or listening to Coldplay makes you genuine, and that would be true if that’s’ who you are. To be authentic, one needs to be honest with oneself.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How to Move on to What’s Next After Hitting Rock Bottom

Tullio Siragusa

How to Move on to What’s Next After Hitting Rock Bottom. We have all been in a place at some point in our lives where we felt as if we hit rock bottom. Still, we survived. Despite thinking it wasn’t possible at the time, we still made it through. This year has been full of unexpected turns, and it has pushed a lot of us into a dark place. Some had to face personal losses while many got into financial troubles.

Managing Change During Times of Uncertainty

Tullio Siragusa

Managing Change During Times of Uncertainty. Unplanned circumstances this year have drastically altered our personal and professional life. The changes that we have gone through so far in 2020 have left us overwhelmed. Some of us have lost loved ones while others have lost their livelihood. We are perpetually living in fear of the unknown. There is hardly anyone who hasn’t been affected by changes and uncertainty this year. Change is Disruptive.

How to Lean in To Empower Your Team

Tullio Siragusa

How to Lean in To Empower Your Team. Organizations are shifting from the conventional authoritarian leadership model to more empowered workers. This transition requires a complete behavioral change from top to bottom of any organization.

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Balanced Masculine and Feminine Energies Enable Better Leaders

Tullio Siragusa

Balanced Masculine and Feminine Energies Enable Better Leaders. There is no doubt that masculinity is generally considered to be associated with strength and toughness, but that is not what masculinity is about. Fire energy is actually a more feminine quality. I am not talking about men vs. women here, rather I am referring to the attributes that both men and women can embody as fully integrated human beings.

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11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.