Don’t Let a Lack of Online Presence Impede Your Success
08 May

Don’t Let a Lack of Online Presence Impede Your Success

Way back in 2006, when I launched my own consultancy practice, I implemented a social media strategy to establish a stronger brand. I was an early adopter of social media marketing, and development of my online presence was instrumental to my success. It helped me double and then triple my revenues in record time. Today […]

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Why Every Senior Executive Leader Needs Coaching to Win
06 Mar

Why Every Senior Executive Leader Needs Coaching to Win

One of the members of the current American Olympic team admitted that despite winning gold in a previous Olympics, he lost interest in the sport. His motivation waned. His head was no longer in the game. I see the same thing happen to high-potential leaders within the competitive corporate arena. It can become difficult to […]

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Do You Need an Executive Leadership Coach to Boost Results?
27 Jun

Do You Need an Executive Leadership Coach to Boost Results?

John Quincy Adams said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more… you are a true leader.” I imagine that describes you, and all you want is the chance to prove yourself. You want to be recognized and given a bigger leadership role that will challenge you to […]

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New Year’s Resolutions Are Actually Bad News
10 Jan

New Year’s Resolutions Are Actually Bad News

I have a New Year’s resolution for you. Vow to stop making them. You heard me right! They are actually a bad idea that can torpedo your success right out of the gate and set a precedent of failure for the entire year. Everyone in January preaches to you to set your New Year’s Resolutions […]

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04 Sep

Leadership Acceleration: From Dreaming to Promotion in Record Time

“My dream is to move from my role as Director to that of Vice President,” Justin told me when we first met. Our journey actually began because his company contacted me to assist Justin in elevating his executive presence. As is the case with many of my clients he wasn’t exactly sure what that meant. […]

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26 Aug

Sarah’s Take on the EP Buzz Within Corporate America

  For years I’ve worked with many multi-national corporations to offer professional development seminars and private executive presence coaching, and the experience teaches me a great deal. I have learned a lot within the past few months, too, as more and more companies and leaders are appreciating the importance of executive presence. Substance vs. Superficiality […]

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29 Jul

Shopping for the Magic Pill for Fast Promotion?

  I have watched many smart and talented people get nowhere because they spent their most critical “prime time” looking for some easy fix. But there is no cakewalk to greatness. Exit the Comfort Zone It’s easy to rationalize, “I can’t afford to hire a private coach” or “I need to wait until I have […]

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07 Jul

Executive Presence: A Learnable Skill You Must Not Underestimate!

  As pointed out in an article from Business Insider, executive presence is ranked as a top attribute sought after by organizations looking for first-class leadership. The article cited research conducted by the Gartner firm that ranked executive presence #2 on a list of the top 20 leadership traits that make a difference. Technology skills […]

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10 Jun

Getting Real About Career Success

  A few years back I was asked by a large corporation to coach one of their up-and-coming executives so she would be ready to step into a bigger leadership role. At first she was very excited about the opportunity. We mapped out a strategy for defining her brand and aligning it with her company’s […]

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Mindset and Mentors: Helping Women Win Predictable Promotions
02 Apr

Mindset and Mentors: Helping Women Win Predictable Promotions

  I recently conducted a special executive presence development seminar for top talent at a multinational Fortune 500 company.  While doing my background research I came across a great article about the struggles that women face in their careers, despite so much collective effort to create gender equality in the workplace. More than 25 percent […]

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