When Feedback Hurts

Feedback can make us feel vulnerable, offended and defensive, yet it holds the key to our professional growth.

Feedback can make us feel vulnerable, offended and defensive, yet it holds the key to our professional growth.
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Meetings That Influence

Meetings That Influence

10 Must-Haves to Stop Wasting Time Agenda. ALWAYS send a clear and specific agenda at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, and ask for participants’ input. Clearly communicate an action step for each agenda item. Follow your agenda and stay on track.   Right...

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The Impact of Brevity

The Impact of Brevity

Take Action This Week Audio record yourself at least five times this week. Listen to your playback. What are your filler words and phrases? When do you say too much or take too long to get to the point? Where in your message can you pause longer? Ask someone you...

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Consistency

Consistency

What is your favorite brand?  Whether Nike, Apple, Starbucks or another product come to mind, these companies understand that success is achieved through consistency, which drives brand loyalty. Is your brand consistent Monday to Monday™ or do you keep your...

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5 Ways to Bomb During Q&A

5 Ways to Bomb During Q&A

Managing questions-and-answers is the real test of your knowledge, credibility and confidence.  Yet most individuals get too comfortable during Q&A, thinking the most difficult part of their conversation – presentation, sales pitch or high-stakes meeting –...

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Make Mistakes

Make Mistakes

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein This week, make mistakes. It’s OK to even fail. These learning points in our life simply mean that you have the courage to try something that others do not. If you’re not making...

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Trust Your Competence

Trust Your Competence

The majority of us get caught up in our own head, getting trapped in the negative talk that takes control of our conversations. “What if I don’t know what to say?” “What if I forget what to say?” “What if I say something wrong?” Overcome your “what ifs?” Trust your...

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Words that Influence

Words that Influence

Our words will either impact or distract our listeners from taking action on what we have to say. Having influence Monday to Monday requires more than simply showing up and having a conversation. The level of influence my team and I teach requires one to be...

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