Choose a Spotlight that points people to what matters most to you. When picking your Spotlight ask yourself: What’s my goal, today?
Upgrading to Starter makes your page look more professional by letting you use a custom .me domain, such as leeanndalybio.me, or your own domain, like dariotortora.net. Starter accounts will be white labeled, removing the about.me navigation bar for visitors, giving your page a one-of-a-kind feel. As a Starter user, you’ll also be provided with priority support.
Tip #3 Fire the second dart.
You can guide the conversation and train yourself to listen at the same time by asking an intelligent follow up questions.
Tip #2: Show them that you’re listening.
If you want to show a person that you’re truly listening to them, you have to keep your mind focused on the responses you’re getting. Be able to make it a game to truly understand what the person is actually saying.
Today’s post is part 1 of a three part series on active listening written by our friend, Patrick Ewers. Check out Tip #2 here and tip #3 here. Patrick is an executive coach and founder of Mindmaven. You can find him on Twitter @PatrickEwers.
One of the biggest technology-driven problems I see in this society is that our minds are evolving in a way that makes them trained to be exceptionally receptive to interruptions and distracting signals. Our brains become proficient in changing the subject, adjusting what we’re looking at or how we’re perceiving something simply because we hear a notification sound on our phone.
The scary part is that it doesn’t take very long for your brain to make this switch. Very often, in just five seconds we can lose interest in one thing and move onto the next. Disruptions are so prevalent, that you might not even notice it happening. With all of these interruptions, it becomes a real challenge to rewire your brain to hold its focus on one topic.
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, make sure yours counts.
One of the best ways to draw someone into your page is with a great photo. Your photo should show off your personality and ideally gives someone a snapshot of who you are, or even what you stand for.
We’ve rounded up our top 3 photo tips for a photo that stands out and draws people into your story.