POWERFUL GESTURES: 3 TED Talk Secrets For Every Presenter

Politician Beto O’Rourke’s gestures went viral when he announced his run for president. His speech was laced with lots of frenetic gestures that quickly became the talk of social media, comedy shows and news reports. Gestures are an important part of communication and public speaking, so what can you learn from O’Rourke and others about …

WORDS THAT CREATE WALLS – 5 Things to Know About Negative & Positive Words

Are you aware of how many negative words you use each day as you communicate? You might be surprised. You might be even more surprised at how your use of negative and positive words impacts your ability to influence others and make good impressions that lead to promotions and greater influence. As you speak, your …

RESTORING WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS: 5 Things to Know About Forgiveness

How many times in your career have you dealt with someone who deceived, slandered or offended you at work? When these things happen, should you confront them? An even better question – should you forgive them? If you don’t forgive, how will it harm you, your team and even your career? The question of forgiveness …

3 Ways Media Training Can Boost Your Career (even non-spokespersons)

The military has a reputation for taking undisciplined recruits and turning them into highly disciplined men and women. Discipline and focus on the battle field can save your life. Similarly, good media training brings discipline to how you think and communicate in the workplace; it can provide the right boost for your team and career. …

EMPLOYEE TOWN HALL MEETINGS – 3 Easy Ways to Spice Them Up!

Could you imagine a day when your employee town hall meetings are all the rage? Could you imagine there being so much buzz that you actually feel excitement in the air? Is this even possible? It could be for those who are willing to rethink and reinvent their town hall meeting formats. Today, leaders are …

RISK ASSESSMENTS – The Eruption of #MeToo Crises

2018 will be remembered as the year when the #MeToo movement hit the accelerator and began outing toxic corporate cultures lurking in the heart of many high-powered organizations. The movement is shaking up Corporate America, and waking up leaders to the new #MeToo crisis reality. CEOs, HR, Legal, PR and other leaders can use the …