October 30, 2021

Why Gratitude Makes Leaders More Effective

The power of gratitude. It’s one of the most effective ways to become not only a better leader, but also a better person. The effects of gratitude were studied in the works […]
October 4, 2021

The Magic is in the 4 P’s

Looking down the road to success at those who are striding confidently toward their destinations, you’ll see a common thread. Superior personal communication skills are the common element in the success of […]
August 28, 2021

The Power of Introverts

If you haven’t read Susan Cain’s Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking you need to add it to your reading list. We are a nation of extroverts, at […]
August 4, 2021

3 Ways To Supercharge Your Personal Development

  You owe it to yourself to take charge of your professional development. Leadership roles are often given to the people who look and act the part – and looking and acting […]
July 5, 2021

The Business Presentation as a Performance

The Old Days Years ago, salespeople created an atmosphere of excitement by delivering a performance.  In the 1800s, “snake oil salesmen” gathered a crowd, and entertained them with stories of wondrous and […]
May 25, 2021

Japanese Design Principles Applied to Presentations

Most people do not equate design with presentations, other than which bullets to use and what clip-art to place on a slide.  This is one of the reasons presentations have developed such […]
May 5, 2021

Making the Grade: Interview Skills for Students

By Sophomore year, most college students start to consider their major and look for an internship as a way to try things on and see what fits. Internships are an opportunity to […]
March 30, 2021

5 Tips to Give Your Best Sales Presentation…Ever

Okay, let me set the picture for you.  You have been granted the opportunity to present your solution to a big potential customer.  This is a big deal for you.  Not a […]