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The Do-Over: How To Correct A Bad First Impression

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The Do-Over: How To Correct A Bad First Impression

Awhile ago, I wrote about the nature of first impressions. We’re continually told of the importance of making positive first impressions, especially given how quickly we determine them. […]

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Seven Types Of Stories Every Leader Should Tell

what's your story

Good leaders tell stories. It’s been well established through a plethora of research that stories shape cultures, enhance information retention, build connection, and set direction. As I wrote […]

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Four Ways To Be A Better Listener

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When we consider the most important communication skills for leaders, we generally focus on the transmitting side of communication. Leaders work to develop their skills for speaking to diverse […]

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How To Avoid Death By PowerPoint

In modern business, if there’s a presentation, there’s a PowerPoint with it. (Or, one of the programs that resemble it.) It’s almost as if we’ve forgotten how to […]

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When You Work Harder Than Everyone Else

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The other day, I was talking to a friend who was bemoaning her workplace, which she described as suffering from a near universal lack of work ethic. She […]

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