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Wed Jun 22, 2016

The Best Way To Deliver Bad News

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. Whether you’re speaking to upper management, investors or employees – we’d like to avoid being that messenger if at all possible. As in most things in life and business – there’s a wrong way to do things and a right way. Here’s a quick primer [...]

Tue Jun 14, 2016

Supporting Your Star Perfromers

We all know that the . That means that most of your time as a manager is spent on encouraging and training your underperforming employees. It's easy to overlook those on your team that keep their nose to the grindstone, work hard and don't seem to need much input from you. That is a trap [...]

Thu Jun 9, 2016

The Five C’s of Storytelling

Our main objective when communicating is to get them to pay attention - to our presentation, our company or just ourselves. Whether we're looking to convert them into customers or we want them to be our next boss - getting them to take notice can be a challenge. Amid all the noise and the constant [...]

Tue Jun 7, 2016

Communicate Better Using The Rule of Three

There's one simple way to communicate better most of us forget. We get so busy trying to make sure we're thorough and complete in crafting our business communication and presentations that we forget one simple rule we see everywhere. From Aristotle to Shakespeare to Steve Jobs - there's one commonality among them all - the rule [...]

Thu Jun 2, 2016

Credibility Is For More Than The C-Suite

I work with executives who are looking to increase their credibility.  They see the value and need to be seen as credible and influential with their teams, their boards of directors or their clients.  What often surprises me however, is that they don’t often pay much attention to the credibility of the rest of their [...]

Tue May 31, 2016

Make An Impression Without Saying A Word – Body Language Basics

60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal. That means that the majority of our communication is coming across in our body language rather than through what we are saying. It's no wonder that we can make and impression without saying a word. It's vital that your body language basics are on [...]

Thu May 26, 2016

Career Planning With A Purpose

None of us would dare to take a trip nowadays without GPS. We rely on apps to guide us around theme park wait times and to generate the perfect experience. Yet, many of us are blindly plodding along in our careers without a sense of direction. We have an idea of where we'd like to [...]

Tue May 24, 2016

7 Ways To Improve Business Meetings

Image via Jason LoveMeetings have been the bane of most people's existence since the beginning of time. Research probably shows that caveman doodles were actually the handiwork of a bored meeting attendee! They are a necessary evil though and done correctly business meetings can be productive. The key is to make sure you are running [...]