Leadership mistakes

How Strong Leaders Own Up to Flops, Mistakes, and Misjudgment

(Forbes originally published my article here.) Being human means making mistakes. And being a leader means owning them. The weak defend mistakes,...

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email tips

Think Smart Before You Hit “Send” 

(This article first appeared in Indian Management.) Email saves an enormous amount of time for those who think strategically. For those who...

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5 Financial Rules Your Kids Hope You’ll Communicate to Them

(Guest post by Tim Alba) Your kids love a good lecture, right? Growing up, my kids would always sit at my feet, hoping I’d tell them what to do...

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body language corporate

Does Your Body Language Sabotage or Support Your Message?

(This article first appeared on CommPRO.com.) The perception of “personal presence” dictates decisions and actions every day. People with...

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file organization

Organizing Your Files May Not Be Sexy—But It Can Keep You Sane

A colleague of mine recently posted in a closed Facebook group of more than 900 members a comment something like this: “Can someone tell me a...

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Public Speaking Mistakes

9 Public Speaking Mistakes That Irk an Audience

Three speakers bombed yesterday: one via webinar, one via teleconference, and the other live on stage in front of 300 audience members. None of them...

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