Monthly Archives: June 2011

Facebook: Should Managers Friend Employees?

Although social media isn’t new there are still some uncharted areas for employers and managers. Have you thought about your personal policy?

Public speaking can be enjoyable and motivating

Public Speaking for Scaredy Cats

Can you really reduce public speaking jitters by picturing the audience in their underwear? It works, and you might be surprised why.

“If you’re going through hell, keep going”

Winston Churchill said those words. You may know him as a successful statesman and leader but that’s only a small portion of his story.

The Weight of Success (or “where did all this paper come from?”)

Five years ago instead of giving up my penchant for paper I switched to a briefcase on wheels — which is not unlike a hoarder renting extra storage space to avoid dealing with the real problem: too much stuff.

Secure Your Oxygen Mask Before Assisting Others

Frequent flyers will recognize the title of this post from the safety demonstration provided at the front end of flights. Each time I hear it my mind makes an analogy to business. Read on and tell me what you think.

Just Say It – Don’t Make Them Guess

Are you opting for gentle suggestions to avoid confrontation? Not cool. Leaders communicate with clarity and heart.


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