Strategies to Get Smarter

The Single BEST Way to Get Smarter

“You’ll be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read,” was the motto of one of my...

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Improving Team Communication

12 Communication Habits to Become Better Team Leader

Let’s face it: Most professionals don’t have the gumption to point out to their boss habits that are killing morale, draining productivity, and...

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Writing Meaningful Love Notes

Love Notes to Share With Your Valentine

Those of you who routinely follow my blog know that I typically write about business topics: leadership communication, executive presence, sales...

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Hiring and Keeping Workers

6 Steps to Hire and Keep Top Leaders on Your Team

No one doubts the impact of great leaders to an organization’s overall success. The challenge seems to be finding them, growing them, cloning them,...

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Communication so Everyone Understands

Communication Zingers to Avoid in Your Presentations and Email

Words to Avoid... In a presentation or an email, it’s typically not the big things but the small missteps that damage relationships—particularly...

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Handling Strong Personalities

How to Handle a Know-It-All

Know-it-alls walk the halls at every level—from the basement to the executive floor. It’s not their title or expertise that’s the problem. Most...

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