What do you do if you didn’t get a promotion you thought you deserved?
It can be a very emotionally charged event; before the interview as well as after the decision has been rendered.
If you want to advance within your organization, how much do you know about the position you are interviewing for and whether or not you are really ready for it.
If you didn’t get the promotion, recognize it’s not the end of your career path. But what you do next will determine if you get another opportunity down the road.
Career disappointment can produce huge amounts of emotion that often times shows up as blame, preferential treatment or other feelings wrapped in anger.
Recognizing this will go along way to balancing your view of what happened and why the decision went the way it did.
If you have been passed over, doing the following can position you as a stronger candidate at a later time:
Sometimes, the best way to tune yourself up is to get help from someone with objective prospective and maybe outside your company. Making monumental professional development improvements usually requires help from outside yourself.
If you are having trouble getting or holding people's attention, it's probably your listening skills! Yes, the more you listen, the greater your level of interest. And when you show interest, others become interested in you. In today's Business Wingmen Show, co-hosts Steve and Travis Smith dive deep into the challenges leaders and managers face when it comes to effective communications. Surprisingly, the amount of listening you engage in, greatly impacts when and why others listen to you.
How do you manage workplace disagreements? Does your company encourage vigorous debate, have protocols for settling disagreements or just let the chaos flow! There are ways to get the creative energy from disagreement without having your team impload under the weight of full blown conflict. Join your hosts, father and son duo, Steve and Travis Smith and learn how best to manage the inevidible sword crossing that comes with running a fast paced, every changing workplace environment.
Are you doing what you love or doing what pays the bills? Most people are unfulfilled in their careers because they didn't what they siad 'Yes' to for a job. Today's Business Wingmen show talks about how to align your interests and strengths with a career path you will one day be proud of. Join father and son co-hosts, Steve and Travis Smith for the usual sharp debate and amusing anecdotes about starting your career journey with a personal mission statement.
How confident are you that having your employees return to your office will run smoothly and without lots of disruptions? This phase of the pandemic could be as uncertain as the phase that started forcing everyone to work from home. It's important to know what your employees want, have a plan and communicate continuously. If you have yet to create a strategy for your business, listen in as Business Wingmen Steve and Travis Smith discuss the most important considerations for making a return to the office successful.
No one likes to fail but failure often is your best teacher. Those who embrace the possibility of failing usually succeed faster and go farther than those who avoid this possibility. On today's Business Wingmen Show, your co-hosts Steve and Travis Smith banter about the idea of what failure means and what to do when you experience it. Join us today at 4pm. You'll thank us later!
What do you do when your #1 employee is doing whatever they want, regardless of how it affects the rest of the team? Left unchecked, this kind of bad behavior can have grave consequences for other employees, management and customers alike. Rogue employees will run amuke until their behavior is called out and the consequences clarified. If your company is under assault from someone acting badly, this episode will help you handle it.
Steve Smith and Travis Smith are experienced professionals with a combined 55 years in business. They are also father and son. Together, they explore the many facets of professional development and business success.