There is no shortage of great articles currently circulating the internet about how to be a better Virtual Meeting Host. My only issue with this is that they all focus on helping those leading the meetings but what about those attending the meetings? Attendees? ‘Why does it matter to be a better attendee?' You [...]
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Coronavirus concerns mean you now working from home. Are you wondering to make sure you can make the most of the time? While it sounded great when you were making the trek into work on a cold or rainy day, now you get to live the reality. Sure, the commute is great and all [...]
Using the term ‘walking the factory floor’ may seem dated to some. In truth, there are so few factories in our country anymore and I would venture to guess that most CEO’s of those factories don’t even have an office on-site. So how can they walk the floor? However, the term is still highly [...]
Today I spoke with a very innovative and proactive organization that has allocated time, space, resources and more importantly, leadership support in ensuring everyone presents and communicates as effectively as possible. They have moved far beyond the one-time presentation skills workshop. They have a room dedicated to receiving meaningful and constructive feedback on speeches, [...]
Photo by Ian Stauffer on Unsplash Empathy is not a term people would normally think of as an essential quality of leadership. Although history and studies show that leaders who truly listen to, understand and actively value their employees are the most successful by any measure. Empathy is defined as ‘the action [...]
Photo by Clément M. on Unsplash It seems that today’s politics provide almost limitless examples of how non-verbal communication conveys more than what is actually said. It can help to support and strengthen our message and presence or undermine it. Recently we had a dramatic example of the latter. As Peter Strzok [...]
Credit: bbc.com Last night, there was a huge upset in not only New York democratic politics, but national democratic politics. A 28-year-old first-time, female candidate beat a 10-term congressman. Wow. How does that happen? The answer is simple – message and delivery. This morning, as all the pundit and paper did a [...]
Photo by William Iven on Unsplash It is not about saying something or being heard. It is about communing about something and being understood. I know texting is everything right now. In the past couple of years, it has become a common way to correspond professionally. Now, I realize I am biased [...]