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It is so easy to be offended. There are so many reasons each and every day to be offended, irritated, frustrated, perturbed…to be affected by the people, things, and scenarios around us. Our natural tendency is to impulsively respond negatively to a negative...read more
The idea of effective leadership is bound to differ from one individual to another – each basing their description on personal experiences and expectations. However, I’d argue there are ten aspects to being a truly great leader. How do you think you do in each of...read more
Anyone who has had kids or has been around them enough – especially those who are three going on thirteen – will understand the significance of the word “why.” As an adult, you may feel like you know a fair amount of information, attained through years of experience...read more
You’ve heard me essentially say it, your EQ is more important than your IQ. It’s true. Your ability to be aware of not only yourself but those around you is absolutely critical to your success. While one’s intelligence quotient (IQ) can only predict 1-20% of their...read more
What if you every time you interacted with clients you made an effort to truly observe them and how they responded to you? What if instead of focusing on what you are saying, feeling and thinking, you focused on them? The ability to do this is what sets successful...read more
You’ve no doubt heard, used, and even applied this maxim to yourself or those around you. Fake it until you make it…or rather, actually become it. There are plenty of studies that back up the notion that there is a lot of power in visualizing the achievement of...read more
We can always improve our communication – always! Not all of us will be required to give formal speeches on a stage with hundreds of people. However, each day you give a series of mini-speeches to audiences ranging in size, of matters differing in importance. You...read more
At this title, you might be wondering how I know what it takes to make the close. But, having spent fourteen years in sales and marketing at Bloomberg, as well as serving in a few different leadership roles in business development, I can tell you effectively leading...read more
I have a list of must-read book recommendations ready to give anyone who asks. On that list is a book that I give to every client and student. What could possibly be so important that everyone I work with must have it? A book focused on identifying strengths. So...read more
I was recently invited to be a guest on the All Things Risk podcast with Ben Cattaneo where he made an analogy that I quite liked and could identify with given my mountaineering background. When discussing the unknowns of life and our careers, he likened our...read more