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Tue Aug 23, 2016

Women’s Leadership Development – Is Your Message Consistent?

Plenty of lip service gets played to women’s leadership development. Corporations put it their goals, discuss it in board meetings and claim to be trying to even the playing field. Talking about it is one thing – implementing it is quite another. For women to believe in your commitment, you must ask yourself – Women’s [...]

Thu Aug 18, 2016

Are Your Listening Skills Killing Your Business?

I came across this online yesterday and couldn’t stop thinking about it. In the past few weeks I have had conversations with several clients that have told me that they don’t feel heard or that they have simply stopped speaking up. This isn't just a problem for those individuals. It is a bigger problem for their [...]

Tue Aug 16, 2016

No Woman Is An Island – How Becoming A Mom Made Me A Leader

Women invest plenty of time and energy into developing themselves as leaders. We attend seminars and conferences. Read blogs like this one and look at every way we can even the playing field and bridge the gap that separates “us” from “them”. We try to find how we can overcome the barriers that hold us [...]

Thu Aug 11, 2016

What The Final Five Can Teach Us About Experience and Presence

Image via Associated Press The Olympic gold medal winning Final Five gymnastics team was made up of two Olympic Gold Medalists from the 2012 Olympics, a four time world all-around medalist, the current world uneven bars champion and a virtually unknown 16 year old from New Jersey.  Gabby Douglas – the defending Olympic [...]

Tue Aug 9, 2016

Hard and Soft Skills You Should Be Developing

Hard skills might be what landed you your job but soft skills are going to be what help you keep it and advance at it. Most of us have no trouble taking classes and workshops to develop our technical repertoire of skills but we tend to overlook the development of soft skills we need to [...]

Thu Aug 4, 2016

Investor Pitching – The Secret Signal That Can Seal The Deal

One of the most fascinating things when watching a baseball game are the signs the catcher sends to the pitcher on the mound. An entire game can be decided by the outcome of five fingers. The pitcher and catcher need to know how to communicate and read the signs. The same can be said when [...]

Tue Aug 2, 2016

Build Trust – Promise Less, Deliver More

We all know that the key to happy customers, satisfied bosses and jubilant investors is to exceed their expectations. In a world where everyone expects everything to be ready instantaneously it can be hard to build up trust and credibility in their eyes. How can we build trust when everyone seems to be constantly be [...]

Thu Jul 28, 2016

The Three Keys to Coaching Your Employees

Do you have employees who are struggling to keep up with the rest of the team? Managers who are new to the role or just have a hard time drawing the best out of their employees? There are keys to coaching your employees and the sooner your organization adopts them, the sooner you’ll be seeing [...]