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Leadership Strategies In Turbulent Times


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Leadership Strategies In Turbulent Times - presentation by Karyne Ang, Personal Strategist and Performance Trainer of Gameplan Coaching Services
Includes performance and networking tips

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Leadership Strategies In Turbulent Times

  1. 1. Game Plan Strategies to Thrive in Turbulent Times how to create game plan strategies to thrive in any cycle, particularly during the current economic challenges faced Karyne Ang Personal Strategist and Performance Coach GAMEPLAN Coaching Services
  2. 2. What's your game plan in life? Get the ability to think and act differently to produce new positive results for your life, right now! growth – achievement – motivation - excellence Email: Website: P.O. Box 6317, North Ryde, 2113 NSW, Australia Tel: +61 (0) 422 475 225
  3. 3. Why are we here today and what are we trying to accomplish? Success strategies to thrive in turbulent times
  4. 4. Outcomes today • Cycle-proof tips for businesses and individuals to thrive in any market • Use networking to build stronger relationships, solutions and opportunities • Stretch and step up in your own performance to achieve the outcomes you want. • Surprise bonuses at the end of this talk ....
  5. 5. Goal – what is yours today? • Write down your key goal for today • What do you want to achieve
  6. 6. The GFC • The first truth: we are in the middle of a big global mess …… • BUT agreeing to that fact doesn’t really accomplish anything • There’s something far more important …..
  7. 7. The 2nd truth How we choose to respond to those facts. Our response determines how we get through tough times …… 1. Deny everything, take no action 2. The End is near! Wait and See…..someone will make it better 3. Acceptance, decision and Action
  8. 8. Companies that started and thrived in tough times • Hyatt Corp. started in Los Angeles in 1957 • FedEx started during the recession in 1973. • CNN (the Cable News Network) started in 1980, during one of the biggest recessions in U.S. history. • Microsoft began in 1975, also during hard economic times. • Hewlett-Packard (now HP) started in 1939, at the end of the Great Depression • Qantas started in humble conditions in the 1920s.
  9. 9. What are you choosing to FOCUS on? • Problems • Solutions • Obstacles • Opportunities • Inaction • Action • Victims • Responsibility and • Resignation Refocus accountability • Fear • Resolution • Uncertain future • Courage & Confidence • Failure • Adventure • Stagnation & decline • Feedback • Learning and growth
  10. 10. The GFC opportunities for businesses 1. Introduce a new product or service 1. Network 2. Repackage your products and services in a 2. Become a great listener new way 3. Blog 3. Promote existing products in new ways 4. Write articles for online forums and 4. Use affiliate marketers to sell your journals products 5. Start a company newsletter 5. Use value propositions to increase sales 6. Advertise with other businesses 6. Use the Law of Reciprocity to your 7. Maximize your marketing dollars and advantage Increase your marketing budget 7. Start a referral program for your 8. Bring more people to your website customers 8. Keep in close contact with your customers 9. Do charitable work in your community 10. Use collaborations and affiliations with other companies More in my e-report “Recession Busters: 30+ Tips and Resources You can use Immediately to Thrive in a Recession”
  11. 11. Networking for success • Always prepare beforehand • Communicate actively (includes active listening, eye contact and body language) • Always follow up
  12. 12. 5 Networking top tips Effective business networking is the linking together of individuals who, through trust and relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another. Tip#1: Hit the town - networking opportunities are everywhere eg. Clubs, associations, meetings, seminars, conferences, presentations, breakfast briefings, lunches, schools, social online media, etc.
  13. 13. 5 Networking top tips Tip#2. Confidence is key - how you dress, speak and maintain your body language. Aim to always present a professional, positive image
  14. 14. 5 Networking top tips Tip#3: Communicate authentically - Take an interest in everyone you meet, remember their name and really listen to what they have to say. The best relationships are often built by offering information, ideas, resources, advice, support and connections without any expectation of a return.
  15. 15. 5 Networking top tips Tip #4: Small talk – Ask “What” and “How” questions. “How did you get started in your business?”, “What else would you want to achieve for your business?
  16. 16. 5 Networking top tips Tip #5: Always follow up
  17. 17. Speed networking with a purpose • Get into groups of threes – preferably with people you do not work with or know • 1 person with a business or work problem • 2 people will address the opportunity or solution Maximise your 3 minutes: Spend less time on the problem, Spend more time on the opportunities.
  18. 18. Purposeful Networking: Where’s the opportunity? So, what is the challenge you are facing at work / in Well this is my problem ..... business these days? How can you help? Here are some ideas .... I see an opportunity here ... What if we tried this ... Can you create .....
  19. 19. New strategies create new results “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” Albert Einstein • What 3 things can I do differently today to create the results I want?
  20. 20. Boost your performance today Show up Play at 100% Step up! Who you become depends on what you do about it. Who are you being today? What are you doing to manifest that?
  21. 21. 3 x 5 cards • 3 key actions: On the back of the card: • I am committed to being __________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ and taking action so I can have the outcome I want.
  22. 22. Act TODAY “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”
  23. 23. Before we conclude .... • Leave your name card with me to get your complimentary Performance e-book emailed to you • *Any written testimonials and feedback will be rewarded with my e-report “Recession Busters” * on key out-takes you’ve learnt/gained from the talk, how you’ve applied it , what outcomes you’ve achieved as a result of the talk
  24. 24. Conclusion • What you focus on is what you get • It is important to have your own personal awareness converted into commitment, decision and action. • Networking is a useful tool to growth, great relationship building and success • Develop strategies and action plans to support your professional and personal development needs.
  25. 25. Ask and you shall receive ... • ALSO, register your name and email at our website • You will automatically get: • GAMEPLAN Life Bytes Welcome Newsletter • E-book GAMEPLAN Strategies to Happiness and Success
  26. 26. Thank you! Email: Website: P.O. Box 6317, North Ryde, 2113 NSW, Australia Tel: +61 (0) 422 475 225
  27. 27. What's your game plan in life? Get the ability to think and act differently to produce new positive results for your life, right now! growth – achievement – motivation - excellence Email: Website: P.O. Box 6317, North Ryde, 2113 NSW, Australia Tel: +61 (0) 422 475 225