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Best Tweets of the Week

Best Tweets of The Week – 03/15

This week was an exciting week for us with the launch of a new March giveaway last week (Enter Below) To launch the Good Boss, Bad Boss month here at Think Like a Consultant, we discussed the Traits of a Successful Boss.

The response has been wonderful, and we are eager to share our Best Tweets of the Week with you! If you haven’t been following us on Twitter, free to do so, and while you are at it, subscribe to the Blog.

The Best Tweets of The Week:

Thanks to Robert Sutton’s (@work_matters) retweet, the giveaway announcement reached a wider audience, and was our most popular tweet of the week. His book Good Boss, Bad Boss, How to be The Best…and Learn From The Worst was chosen to be the giveaway book of the week. Remember to subscribe to our newsletter to hear first hand about our monthly giveaways.

Can you recognize the traits of a successful boss? To kick off our giveaway, we discussed the traits of a successful boss, and these 10 traits will help you manage your teams successfully and build more powerful brands.

We shared this post from Harvard Business News, and you responded well. Tools to Make Every Meeting Productive, and some of these tools can also help you to create more engaging presentations! Tools like mind mapping are not only great for organizing your thoughts to create better visual presentations for meetings, but can help keep your audience interested as well. Take a look for yourself and leave us your thoughts below!

And of course, our Best Tweets from the previous week were at the top of the list as well. From engaging presentations, to technology walls, you responded well and we were happy to share.

Top Mention!

Who doesn’t love to receive a shout out every once in a while? @AchimNowak gave us a shout out this week, and we are happy to share.

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10 Habits of a Successful Boss

10 Traits of a Successful Boss

Traits of a Successful BossWhat makes a great boss or leader?

Do you find that the people you should be leading are put off by you, resentful, or simply choose not to respect you?

What kind of people did you find yourself following throughout your life, what were the qualities that they had, why did you feel so comfortable submitting yourself to these people?  Success in everything requires the ability to look to those that came before you, and learning from their strengths and weaknesses, and being able to apply those qualities to your work.

This post is our kick off our March giveaway, in which two winners shall receive a copy of the best selling business title, Good Boss Bad Boss, How to be The Best…and Learn From The Worst, by Robert L Sutton.  Do you have the necessary traits of successful bosses?  Read the book and find out!

Click here to enter the Good Boss, Bad Boss Giveaway

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Best Tweets of the Week

Best Tweets of the Week – 02/27

Our February Giveaway is coming to an end, if you haven’t had the opportunity to enter, do so before it’s too late.  Remember, we are giving away two hardcover copies of Judy Robinett’s, How to be a Power Connector. You still have the opportunity to win one them, so click this link to enter today!

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Here are our Best Tweets of the Week:

This week we tackled the popular world of brand ambassadorship. In the last few years, brands have been seeking out the opportunities to work with ambassadors, like bloggers, who are quickly becoming a go to source for brands in search of a larger online presence.

Our giveaway for Judy Robinett’s How to be a Power Consultant, we reminded our followers this week to stop Networking Like Fools!

One of our most popular articles to date, Curse of the Disorganized Boss is still going strong, and thanks to our new GIF, so are our followers.  How do you deal with a disorganized boss, are you prepared?

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5 Smart Strategies for Converting Employees Into Brand Ambassadors

Many companies are seeing the benefits of working with brand ambassadors, which is creating a lot of opportunities for bloggers to connect with brands, and to benefit from the opportunities that come with working directly with a brand. Unfortunately, these relationships can cost brands a lot of money, and the results may not always be what they hoped or planned for.

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