So the first few hours of Hell Yeah Stars last week was a bit challenging, to say the least. We had to tell someone we had JUST MET three words that described them — the good, the bad, and the ugly. Actually, we had to do it two times because we all failed the first time around because we were all just plain too nice!! We had to be honest and say what we really and truly thought of someone — our first impression. Think about that the next time you first meet someone…would you be able to tell them what you truly think? Probably not.
The point of this first exercise was to really recognize how others perceive us. Is it how we think we’re being perceived? Or do others perceive us as something totally different than we perceive ourselves? There were a couple of people who stood up at the mics and were shocked at how the other person perceived them.So what does someone else’s perception have to do with business? [Read more…] about What’s Your Opinion?