Category : Communication

3 Keys to ‘Authentic Networking’ That Work for Any Professional

Whether you are a seasoned executive or business owner, a budding entrepreneur or a growing professional, one of the keys to your success will be the extent to which you can effectively connect with opportunities in the market – either to capture clients, gain collaborators of any kind, or find jobs and other projects to fulfill your objectives. While there may be many strategies for how to do this, what I have learned through the years in my work is […]

The Simple Formula to Excellent Communication

In my work over the last years, one observation that has continued to impact me is how many difficulties – both personal and professional – stem from either poor communication, or a lack thereof. We so often seem to struggle with situations, issues and emotions that, more than anything, require a good quality conversation to be resolved, or at least meaningfully improved. Here I would like to propose a simple but incredibly effective guide on how to design such a conversation […]

Authentic Marketing ~ for You and Your Business

Marketing is such a big topic of interest in today’s age and yet remains an elusive concept when it comes down to the every day ways we can promote our businesses and secure the right clients.  In this post, I want to break down the very idea of “marketing” and explore with you ways to find approaches that will work for you and for your particular initiative. But first, I should say that my concept of marketing has always been […]

The *great* Presentation…

Creating and giving a great presentation…to clients, employees, students, investors, juries, the list goes on.  Chances are, if you are a professional, entrepreneur, or business owner at some point you will likely have to tell your STORY. Maybe it will be about an exciting new idea or opportunity. Or creating or managing a change on the horizon. Maybe you will be helping others learn and grow.  Or maybe you will simply want to change the world. Your World, or The […]

How conversations make all the difference in the world

“Our lives succeed or fail one conversation at a time.” – Susan Scott “Out beyond the ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field.  I’ll meet you there.”  – Sufi proverb “When a question is posed ceremoniously (really asking, really listening), the universe responds.” – Chinese proverb Susan Scott, renowned author and leader in cultural transformation and executive education, shares some invaluable insights in her book Fierce Conversations, about how the conversations we have with our people – personally […]