Do you really believe that neglecting yourself and living in overdrive will build your business faster? Time to debunk that myth.Imagine that you are a pilot, flying to a dream destination.Suddenly the air pressure in the cabin drops; your brain goes into overdrive as you frantically assess the problem and work toward the solution. With adrenaline pumping full speed, you refuse to take the time to put on your oxygen mask.
Schmoozing may seem a little low-brow, but both entrepreneurs and Presidents need to learn to master it.Schmooze factor. Sounds silly, right? But it is a critical behavioral component of leadership that is all too often ignored. President Obama has been criticized for not hanging out, schmoozing, and making small talk with the key players in Washington. Obama doesn’t “have the schmooze gene,” says Jonathan Alter in his new book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies