About a month ago, I was interviewed by Jim Karrh, the consultant, coach, and discerning host of the podcast Manage Your Message. Jim recognizes that the way leaders manage their messaging makes a significant difference... Continue reading
I could hear immediately from my client’s voice that she was bothered. As a sales director with a solid track record, she doesn’t often sound distressed, but she did this time. She was expected to... Continue reading
New Year’s resolutions often don’t work because we get a little distracted, lose focus, lack persistence, or slack off. Sometimes we let events or other people’s needs get in the way. But all too predictably,... Continue reading
Numerous studies -- and most people’s personal experiences -- show that New Year’s resolutions generally don’t pan out. They’re typically broken within a few weeks and forgotten by March. But that doesn’t mean that you... Continue reading
Recognizing a Bully As a manager, you might not know that you have a bully reporting to you. Depending on a bully’s style, you may never observe an inappropriate interaction yourself. In these difficult times,... Continue reading
Last week, I bought a pair of silver shoes with rhinestone doodads for a black tie event. Not my sort of thing, actually, but the outcry that ensued when a few of my fellow attendees... Continue reading
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