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- Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:15:33 +0000: Choose A Positive Attitude - Schools
From Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018) I HAVE BEEN SPEAKING on attitude since 1990. What I said in 1990 still holds true today. You have a choice when it comes to your attitude. You are not a victim of your circumstances. It is not what others do or say that…
- Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:35:20 +0000: CEOs and the Real World - Home Office
The downside of Zuckerberg’s exalted status within his company is that it is difficult for him to get genuine, unexpurgated feedback. He has tried, at times, to puncture his own bubble. In 2013, as a New Year’s resolution, he pledged to meet someone new, outside Facebook, every day. In 2017, he travelled to more than … Continue reading CEOs and the Real World →
- Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:40:18 +0000: Dear Marc: Please, *Do* Get Involved - Businesses
The Los Angeles Times was the first newspaper I ever read – I even attended a grammar school named for its founding family (the Chandlers). Later in life I worked at the Times for a summer – and found even back then, the great brand had begun to lose its way. I began reading The … Continue reading "Dear Marc: Please, *Do* Get Involved"
- Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:50:06 +0000: Impression Management - Schools
The client wanted me to turn eight unprofessional storytellers into professional storytellers in four hours. At completion, her company had hired a professional video crew to tape these people telling their stories in two minutes or less, based on the tips we shared with them. The plan was to show their finished video stories at […]
- Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:28:18 +0000: Quick Tip #81: Boring to Brilliant – Use Strong Words - Schools
Turn boring into brilliant by eliminating weak words and replacing them with strong words to give you more command, authority and presence.
- Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:00:45 +0000: 10 Ways to Make Your Team Feel Appreciated and Important - Schools
Whatever we learned about leadership even a decade ago is outdated. Under the old model, leaders made all the decisions and the rest of the team went along. Today the concept of employee empowerment is changing the game. Giving front-line employees the authority to make decisions once reserved only for managers and leaders brings them […]
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- Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:00:51 +0000: How to Be Great at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts - Schools
As an executive leadership coach, my job often involves helping extroverts understand introverts and vice versa. We tend to think of these categories in terms of whether people are outgoing or shy, but it’s more complex than that. Here are some of the basic differences: Extraverts have a tendency towards external processing and outward expression. […]
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- Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:00:25 +0000: How to Think on Your Feet When You’re Speaking Under Pressure - Schools
Anyone in any kind of leadership position needs to master the skill of adept thought and speech in stressful high-pressure circumstances. In my work as an executive leadership coach with clients that include top leaders around the world, it’s an area I’m asked about often. Here are some tips and tactics to help you think […]
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- Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:30:15 +0000: Don’t Leave Your Readers Guessing - Schools
Whether you’re writing an email, an article, a report, or a proposal, never leave your readers wondering what you actually want. Specifically, they shouldn’t have to wonder about these critical components of communicating: Why have you told them this information? What are they are supposed to do with it? It’s easy (and lazy) to…
- Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:13:03 +0000: The price of relevance is fluency - Service
“You can’t say anything anymore! You can’t even make jokes!”
There’s a constant complaint from people in positions of power, mostly men, who keep making the ridiculous assertion that they’re not able to speak in public. What they actually mean is they no longer understand the