THE WINNING TICKET – Why You Should Load Your Bases With Soft Skills

Baseball season is officially underway and the sound of popping bats is beginning to echo across the country – from little leagues to major leagues. Many experts say of all sports, baseball is as much about mental prowess as it is physical prowess. Thus, one of Yogi Berra’s most famous quotes – “Baseball is 90 …

ALL-TERRAIN COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Grow Your Career & Team’s Success

There are many technically competent people in the workplace, but there appears to be a shortage of people with a good foundation of soft skills. A recent survey reveals 92% of leaders say their employees need stronger soft skills to compete in today’s marketplace. It is true that solid communication skills and empathy skills are …

THE PRESENTING HALL OF SHAME: 3 Things Engaging Presenters Avoid

Engaging presenters have an unfair advantage. They stand out! They are memorable and more influential than others. Attention spans are shrinking and people who can hold your attention with a compelling presentation simply have more influence! You look forward to their presentations, because you know they will share something worthwhile. They can make even boring material seem …

LEADERS – HIDDEN SECRETS OF DECISION STRATEGIES: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

When birds hit the engines of a US Airways Airbus A320, Captain Sully Sullenberger had just 205 seconds to make life and death decisions before safely crash landing into the Hudson River. The late Enron CEO, Ken Lay, made decisions that led his company to the peak of corporate success, followed by decisions that ultimately …

Michael Phelps’ 4 Performance Secrets – – And How You Can Use Them Every Day

If you Google “state management” you will likely be directed to sites about state government. But, state management is a term we have used for many years from our expertise in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) to describe how to get yourself into a winning zone so you can access peak mental and physical states to …