I have long believed that entrepreneurs can build things that make the world better. This doesn’t mean that is true for every entrepreneur. Some people build products that are handy or snazzy but not better. Others even create businesses that definitely do nothing to make the world better. Big business doesn’t change things. The [...]
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Much of my work focuses on how we are perceived. In leadership, perception is reality and the goal is ensuring authentic leaders are perceived as credible, persuasive, and influential. However, 2020 has been quite a year and leaders have been faced with new and uncertain challenges. So, as we all prepare for 2021 (boy, [...]
As our world (business and otherwise) seems to get more hectic every day, I am finding that tone is playing a bigger part in how others receive our messages. Back when the world was on its axis, body language and energy played a large part in how we were perceived. The energy we brought to [...]
I grew up with a lawyer father who loved American history and the law. I also had a mother who I watched become a US citizen after 20 years here. Civics and voting were conversations had in my home from a young age. Since then, I have never missed a vote. Even when I [...]
The past few months have felt isolating for most people both professionally and personally. But it’s not just staying at home and meeting over Zoom that’s done this to us. Smiles: When we go out, we wear masks. They are essential and, in a way say “I’m wearing this to keep you safe” but they [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]