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Tue Jun 13, 2017

The Fastest Way to Lose Credibility

2017-06-20T10:37:42+00:00

Edelman’s 2017 Trust Barometer shows a 12 point drop in CEO credibility.  It is now at an all-time low of 37%.  That is truly tragic. The numbers for others institutions and leaders are even worse. But why does credibility even matter and why have these numbers dropped year after year? Credibility is essential for leaders [...]

The Fastest Way to Lose Credibility 2017-06-20T10:37:42+00:00
Thu Jun 8, 2017

Speak To Be Heard

2017-06-20T10:37:19+00:00

I can’t tell you how many times I have sat through a workshop or presentation and come out not having any idea quite what was said. Maybe it is because they went off on too many tangents – The Wandering Speaker Maybe it is because even they didn’t know what they meant – The Over [...]

Speak To Be Heard 2017-06-20T10:37:19+00:00
Tue Jun 6, 2017

Who Made Delegation A Dirty Word?

2017-05-30T09:12:49+00:00

Do you ever feel like you’re the only one in your organization that has any clue what is going on? Do you often find yourself muttering “If you want something done right, you need to do it yourself”? Or maybe you are worried that if you delegate you will be seen as not able to [...]

Who Made Delegation A Dirty Word? 2017-05-30T09:12:49+00:00
Thu Jun 1, 2017

Pitch Better Under Pressure

2017-05-29T12:53:02+00:00

Anxiety has the power to take us from self-assured and confident to a blubbering mess unable to articulate a single sentence. There is potentially no worse place for that anxiety to hit then when attempting to deliver a pitch! How can you pitch better under pressure and avoid shaking in your boots? Nerves and anxiety [...]

Pitch Better Under Pressure 2017-05-29T12:53:02+00:00
Tue May 30, 2017

The Single Biggest Mistake New Managers Make

2017-05-29T13:12:00+00:00

Congratulations! You were just promoted.  Now your former peers are now the team you lead.  Are you ready? There is one single biggest mistake new managers make that keeps them from becoming great leaders – avoiding feedback. Feedback is your Friend Now that you have a new role with new responsibilities it is easy to [...]

The Single Biggest Mistake New Managers Make 2017-05-29T13:12:00+00:00
Thu May 25, 2017

From Startup To Stay Up – Sales Skills Are The Key

2017-05-29T12:39:11+00:00

Entrepreneurs spend most of their time building their product, platform or service. They add great features; focus on the user experience and think of ways to scale. I work with and mentor many startups in all sectors and the one thing I can't say enough is - stop building and start selling! I realize that [...]

From Startup To Stay Up – Sales Skills Are The Key 2017-05-29T12:39:11+00:00
Tue May 23, 2017

Why Self Promotion Is Not A Dirty Word – So Do It!

2017-05-24T09:38:29+00:00

It’s safe to say that no one wants to be seen as a jerk or braggart. Those people can really be a drag! While sounding like a conceited self-absorbed jerk is bad for business, you need to talk about yourself to get ahead in business. However, the very thought of self promotion makes most of [...]

Why Self Promotion Is Not A Dirty Word – So Do It! 2017-05-24T09:38:29+00:00
Thu May 18, 2017

Ladies – Don’t Be Wallflowers

2017-05-24T09:20:01+00:00

As I go to sit in on meetings with my clients, I am constantly surprised how often it looks like my son’s middle school dance - boys on one side, girls on the other.  Or worse, girls are in the back, against the wall. Then even if they sit in the heart of the conversation, [...]

Ladies – Don’t Be Wallflowers 2017-05-24T09:20:01+00:00