Category Archives: Communication

My Top Strategies to Stop Lackluster Team Results
11 Dec

My Top Strategies to Stop Lackluster Team Results

When I’m coaching or consulting with busy senior executives within large companies, I consistently observe the same mistake being made. Today’s leaders have the most advanced communication tools in history. But they still do not take the time needed to communicate more strategically and effectively. I’ve always believed that a lack of communication and not […]

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Strategies to Achieve a Successful Negotiation
22 May

Strategies to Achieve a Successful Negotiation

For years, I served as a senior executive with Federated Department Stores (now Macy’s), which was a Fortune 100 company at the time. Throughout my tenure I had to negotiate high-stakes deals, related to my career progress. As a leader you have to continually build your brand. You also must assert yourself to negotiate each […]

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Key Leadership Strategies to Navigate Your Team Through Any Organizational Change
20 Feb

Key Leadership Strategies to Navigate Your Team Through Any Organizational Change

Leading a team through a company merger or acquisition is like being the ship captain when a hurricane hits on the open seas. But you better get prepared. Almost all the large companies where I work as a consultant and executive coach either experienced those tumultuous changes last year or are currently undergoing them. The […]

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Predictable Promotion™ – Will you be next?
23 Jan

Predictable Promotion™ – Will you be next?

Career promotion is not a one-time-only event. You don’t achieve an upward high-level career move and automatically remain there, coasting along. You have to be fully developed and prepared. Otherwise the reward of greater responsibility can be a liability in disguise. It will expose your lack of readiness just as you enter the bright spotlight […]

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Boost Valuable Leadership Brand During Performance Reviews
09 Jan

Boost Valuable Leadership Brand During Performance Reviews

As many organizations begin closing out the fiscal year, leaders will be asked to write a performance recap. This is a great opportunity for you to proactively showcase your accomplishments and elevate your leadership brand. Boast about your team, and how it contributed to the organization. Engage in a meaningful dialogue with your boss about […]

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Do You Exude a Confident Executive Presence?
28 Nov

Do You Exude a Confident Executive Presence?

Today, as organizations build talent for the future via the organizational talent pipeline, they need to ensure the development of executive presence. Why? Because as people move into higher-level positions as senior execs, they become the face of your organization. They shape your corporate DNA. They are also under extreme pressure like they’ve never before […]

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Is Your Organization Weinstein-Proof?
07 Nov

Is Your Organization Weinstein-Proof?

A few weeks ago Hollywood was rocked by revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual misconduct…including alleged rape. The powerful Weinstein Group saw its brand value and legendary reputation plummet overnight. Now the list of people accused across multiple industries is growing day by day. The Wall Street Journal just reported that Fidelity Investments, one of […]

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Engage Employees to Dramatically Boost Performance, Productivity, and Profits
24 Oct

Engage Employees to Dramatically Boost Performance, Productivity, and Profits

Employee engagement has weakened dramatically, and a Gallup survey found that two-thirds of the workforce is inadequately engaged. That startling lack of engagement costs businesses in the U.S. between five and six billion dollars a year in lost productivity. So what’s the solution? The word “engage” can be traced back in history to a French […]

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Leadership Tips to Profitably Influence Stakeholders
26 Sep

Leadership Tips to Profitably Influence Stakeholders

Do you and your executive leaders know how to consistently influence key stakeholders with convincing, persuasive impact? Recently, leading organizations have called me to ask for help in this specific area. They realize how critical it is for them to  improve their stakeholder management. Doing so strengthens your corporate DNA and can have a significantly […]

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