Present Your Best VIRTUAL Self – Starting Now These days we are all in the midst of a lot more online meetings and presentations. How can you present your best (virtual) self in these situations? One way is… Read More
Resources to Help You Set, Meet—and Exceed—Your #QuarantineGoals Greetings from my home office Wow-of-the-Week-ers, Like many of you I’m writing this post from home. And, like you, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to how to best… Read More
Want to Keep Your Presentation Alive? (or Short-Circuit Your Sullen Teenager?) Take Questions Throughout I spent yesterday working with four clients who are frequently asked to give speeches. One of the (many) things we discussed was the value of having the audience ask questions… Read More
“You’re Going to Do What You’re Going to Do Until You’re Done Doing It” Have you ever been in a situation where – despite what you think, know, or feel, you “should” be doing—you keep doing the thing that makes you nutty? I have,… Read More
What’s Your Intangible Cultural Heritage? Hola from Buenos Aires, We arrived in Buenos Aires yesterday and—for those of you who haven’t been here—run, don’t walk: such a beautiful city, such lovely people, such delicious food…… Read More
The Benefits of Being Childlike—Not Childish* (Note: Childlike = innocent. Childish = immature) These past two weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to travel around the southernmost tip of Latin America. As you might imagine, it’s a… Read More
Sometimes it’s Best to Take a Big Step Back Greetings from Latin America! As you can see from the pictures, above, tango lessons have begun. Our hope is to arrive in Buenos Aires with a modicum of understanding of… Read More
If You Want to Grow, Don’t Forget the Importance of the Long View Greetings Wow-types, As you see in the pictures, above, I have been doing a certain amount of balancing on my forearms these last few weeks. In the pose on the… Read More
“When You Water Down Truth, You Water Down Transformation” I spent this past weekend in Los Angeles doing more communication/ partnership work with the lovely and talented Alison Armstrong. One of the many things she said that made me… Read More
“That’s Not a Terrible Idea…” Don’t Let a Tepid Response Push Your Hot Button Recently, I was working with a client who—in response to a suggestion I made regarding how he might move forward—said, “That’s not a terrible idea.” While my internal reaction was… Read More