7 Ways to Fine-tune Your Communication Skills Though some miscommunications might make for a good knee-slap (nearly every premise of Arrested Development), it’s not so funny in the workplace. There’s a reason why employers tend to sprinkle… Read More
10 Questions For Your Public Speaking Coach I was asked the following 10 questions by Worth Magazine. In addition to the answers included below– an amalgamation of information from a few coaches– I would include the following,… Read More
How To Avoid The Embarrassing Etiquette Dilemmas Of Traveling With Your Boss by Ruth Graham Being invited on a business trip with your boss is a great opportunity: You get one-on-one time with a higher-up, the chance to learn from her, and… Read More
Renaissance Advice from the Red Carpet (Really) This past Sunday night, E Entertainment waylaid Angelina Jolie on the red carpet at the SAG Awards to ask the following question: “What advice would you give an aspiring actor?”… Read More
`You Say Late, I Say Never (Or Do I?….) As I mentioned in my first post of the year, many of us came back to work on January 3, filled with the zippity doo dah of New Year’s resolutions… Read More
Work is Worship: “Slowly, Slowly, All is Coming” Fourteen years ago I was traveling with my father through Sikkim, a land of many marvelous customs (Consider, for example, that their national dish is made with orchids.) Among them… Read More
Welcome to “The Year of Absurd Prosperity”: The Readiness is All Before I begin, allow me to wish you happy, jolly, merry, joy. Regardless of what’s on your calendar for the holidays—whether it’s hosting 100 of your nearest and dearest or… Read More
Why Wait? Start Your New Year’s Resolution December 1 Tomorrow is December 1. For many, this marks the start of holiday “merriment,” complete with indulgence into at least four of the seven deadly sins. Now, I’m no prude– I… Read More
Thank You? Thank You As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, it can be difficult to actually feel thankful. For many of us work is extremely over- (or under-) whelming; mortgages are pressing; holiday… Read More
Making the Screen: Commanding Television Interviews Television appearances are tricky for any number of reasons. There’s the fear of forgetting what you want to say. There’s the fear of being asked a question to which you… Read More