literary agent

Why Do Literary Agents Take So Long to Respond?

“The agent requested my proposal right away after I sent my pitch. But it’s been two weeks, and I haven’t heard a word. Is that good or bad?...

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leadership communication skills

Great Leaders Master 3 Skills Early

When you think of great leaders, what image comes to mind? For many, they envision a well-known CEO granting an TV interview or see a politician...

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leadership communication

How Leaders Communicate Differently From Divas and Deadbeats

Leaders talk often about data and metrics—and new AI possibilities. But some roles and activities defy measurement. For the most part, leadership...

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loyalty

Communicate Personal Loyalty as a Leader

It would be great if every organization won the heart and mind of every employee so they felt loyalty just because they got a paycheck. But of...

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first-impressions

How to Reverse a Bad First Impression

You’ve heard it said: “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” That may be true—but you can definitely change that...

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communication lessons

Communication Tips From the World of Entertainment

Consider your favorite movie, play, or novel. Which kept you awake at night? Which popped into your consciousness days or months later? Those...

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