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Tue Apr 24, 2018

Stop trying to get along and find common ground instead

2018-04-23T21:00:10+00:00

At some point, either as a kid or as a professional, everyone has been told ‘you two need to get along’. While this may be true on the playground, I don’t agree that it is true at work. The catch however, is you do need to communicate effectively. When there is someone at work [...]

Stop trying to get along and find common ground instead 2018-04-23T21:00:10+00:00
Tue Apr 17, 2018

Hiring in your own image is costing you

2018-04-16T21:24:44+00:00

It is human nature to want to hire people who we like.  We ‘get’ them. They’re a good fit. However, sometimes this means we overlook people who would be great for our organization, even our culture, simply because we don’t ‘connect’. Having people on your team that you connect with is important. But you [...]

Hiring in your own image is costing you 2018-04-16T21:24:44+00:00
Thu Apr 12, 2018

Challenging Board and Leadership Team Relationships – Beware!

2018-04-11T11:19:54+00:00

Working with a board of directors or a leadership team can be frustrating, daunting or just tiresome. However, it is also essential to your success and the success of your business. The chances that you like and ‘get along’ with everyone are slim. There will always be someone you don’t like or you think [...]

Challenging Board and Leadership Team Relationships – Beware! 2018-04-11T11:19:54+00:00
Tue Mar 27, 2018

“I am terrified of speaking in public” – No you’re not! 

2018-04-18T19:08:05+00:00

Now, I have long argued that the statistic about public speaking is a top three fear. Nonsense. I challenge anyone to tell me they would rather be hit by a bus than give a speech in front of a large audience. So why does this fear have such a reputation?. At the end of [...]

“I am terrified of speaking in public” – No you’re not!  2018-04-18T19:08:05+00:00
Thu Mar 22, 2018

Leverage Your Tone For Maximum Influence

2018-03-20T14:34:28+00:00

Research states that tone accounts for 38% of how we are perceived. However, that is only true in person. If we communicate by phone or email, that percentage can go as high as 80 -85%.  Ouch. Because our tone of voice can carry so much weight in how we are perceived, we can use [...]

Leverage Your Tone For Maximum Influence 2018-03-20T14:34:28+00:00
Tue Mar 20, 2018

Leadership and Energy – Why one needs the other

2018-03-20T14:14:45+00:00

Leading a company or a team in today’s fast moving business environment, can be exhausting.  We need to bring and share energy with our employees. We need to know how to replenish our energy. Most importantly, we need to be mindful that the energy we bring into any room, does not undermine our message, [...]

Leadership and Energy – Why one needs the other 2018-03-20T14:14:45+00:00