Month: January 2019

5 Team Dysfunctions & How to Fix Them

Teams often suffer from a hierarchy of 5 major dysfunctions, starting with a basic lack of trust, according to Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable.  Without trust, they hold back opinions from others.  Without open expression, the team will have difficulty committing to group goals.  Without 100% commitment,

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Learning From Disaster: Challenger & Columbia Shuttle Incidents

28 January was the 32nd anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster, and 1 February will be the 16th anniversary of the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster. These incidents both have extremely important and valuable lessons to learn. Their causes share some common attitudes and behaviors that deserve attention. If you’re curious about these incidents, please

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The Leader-Follower Dynamic Loop

5 Leadership Lessons From a Crazy Dancing Guy Entrepreneur Derek Sivers popularized this dancing guy 8 years ago with his observations about leadership. I think there’s more to learn.  Everyone is a leader…we’re almost always in a dual role of being a follower &  leader. Followers don’t just copy. In this video, we see followers

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Guide to Effective Communication from The Princess Bride

Inigo Montoya, a character in the story “The Princess Bride,” provides a simple lesson on communicating. Step 1: Give a polite greeting. Step 2: State your name. Step 3: Establish a personal connection. Step 4: Manage expectations of the relationship. Learn effective communication, leadership, and soft skills at Soft Power Skills Academy, at  Network

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Everything is Trainable

Everything (well, within the laws of physics!) that we want to accomplish is trainable. It’s not just a matter of mindset…it takes establishing a goal and pursuing it with passion.  Author and high performance coach reminds us that research indicates “you can get better at practically anything if you keep a growth mindset (the belief

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It’s Goal Time!

As the Cheshire Cat essentially told the aimless Alice in Wonderland, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” High Performance coach Brendon Burchard emphasizes that high performers “have more clarity on who they are, what they want, how to get it, and what they find meaningful and fulfilling.”  With that

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The Power of Self-Monitoring

Are you cynical about New Year’s Resolution hype? Many people roll their eyes or make jokes about making resolutions. This may result from past failure to effectively plan goal achievement, with follow-up honest monitoring of progress.  Author Brendon Burchard coaches the highest level performers in the world, & provides this helpful advice to self-monitor. Soft

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แผนปฏิบัติการตั้งเป้าหมาย 2019

ซอฟต์ พาวเวอร์ สกิลส์ อะคาเดมี ชวนคุณมาทำเวิร์กชอปออนไลน์แบบอินเตอร์แอคทีฟ ผ่านแอพพลิเคชันซูม เรื่องการตั้งเป้าหมายร่วมกับกลุ่มผู้ประสบความสำเร็จที่มีแนวคิดคล้ายคลึงกันเพื่อให้ชีวิตและหน้าที่การงานของคุณปี 2019 ดียิ่งขึ้นไปอีก ในวันอังคาร ที่ 8 มกราคม 2562 เวลา 1900 น. วิธีสมัคร : ส่งอีเมล์มาที่ หรือ 1. ไปที่ 2. ดาวน์โหลดฟรีอีบุ๊ค‘พร้อม ระวัง ลุย! ศาสตร์แห่งการตั้งเป้าหมายให้บรรลุผล’ 3. ทางเราจะส่งแทมเพลตแผนปฏิบัติการให้ฟรีพร้อมลิงค์แอพพลิเคชันซูม 4. ใช้ลิงค์ดังกล่าวเพื่อเข้าร่วมไลฟ์เวิร์กชอป #SoftPowerSkills #Nspyr #InspireEmpowerChange

Build Your 2019 Action Plan!

Soft Power Skills Academy invites you to a free interactive online workshop via Zoom on goal-setting Tuesday 8 January at 7 pm. Network with like-minded achievers while you craft a better you for 2019. How to Sign Up: Send email request to or 1. Go to  2. Download Free e-Book “Ready, Set, Goal!” on Setting

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