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Quick Fixes

Quick Fixes

Lately when I'm in executive coaching sessions, I've been noticing a few common mistakes that many executives make. Sometimes it’s a bad habit.  Sometimes it’s just not knowing better. It almost always negatively impacts their credibility. Fortunately, there are QUICK...

Share Yourself at Work

Share Yourself at Work

People often ask me whether they should share their personal life at work. I have some opinions about this!  I also examined the academic research on this topic for this week's podcast episode.     Let's talk about this. Should we share our personal life at work?...

Storytelling

Storytelling

  This week we're talking STORYTELLING. At this point most of us understand that great stories make for great communication, right?     In my own business, I've noticed that the workshops when I've "knocked it out of the park" are where I've told...

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The Power of Lists

The Power of Lists

  Are you a list person?  I am. I think I got it from my Mom.  I remember watching her write out her impressive lists and then check things off.  Now I do the same, but instead of writing them out, I type them on my phone. Recently, I came across a Harvard...

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Generosity

Generosity

Let's talk about networking and reciprocity.   Most of us equate the two. We do a favor for someone in our network, and we anticipate they will reciprocate. Here's an alternative mindset to consider:    Equate networking with GENEROSITY.   One of the most...

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