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How to Spread Company Culture (Like Ray Dalio)

Your company culture is one of your most valuable assets. It can be one of the unique differentiators. It will help you attract the best team members and unleash them to create great things. If you want to understand it pragmatically and spread it beyond the posters and meaningless workshops, then read this article. For […]

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How To Improve Communication Skills At Work

I know you can improve your communication skills at work. I know that because I’ve done it, and our company has seen thousands of professionals do it.  It isn’t magic, but you need to approach it with the right mindset and tools. Otherwise you’ll waste time without making progress and think great communication is only […]

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Communicate With Impact: The Secret To Effective Messaging

If you want to communicate with impact, then you have to understand how you buy wine. Yes, you read that right- I am talking about the Chardenet or Cabernet you enjoy occasionally. Think of the last time you stood in the wine aisle trying to pick a good bottle of wine for the evening. How […]

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Top Goals For 2021

Top Communication Goals For 2021

It’s a new year! Have you thought about specific communication goals for yourself?  If you haven’t or need help, I’ll break down how to set communication goals for yourself in this article so that your goals are achievable and yield positive results for your career.  Aspirational Goals When setting your communication goals (and goals in […]

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9 Professional Development Goals You Should Have For 2021

9 Professional Development Goals You Should Have For 2021

Setting professional development goals for the year is always a smart idea. Instead of a vague idea of where you want to be, setting goals will create a clear direction right from the start. There are two types of goals to focus on: 1) Big career goals: destination goals like your dream position (CEO, Team […]

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How To Speak Confidently To Leadership

Something that we hear often is that speaking or presenting to leadership can be nerve-racking. I’ll hear from a VP that she is confident speaking in almost every other area except this.  It makes sense why speaking to leadership can be stressful. They’re your bosses and you want to do a good job and look […]

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7 Tips For a Successful Virtual Lunch and Learn

You know that lunch and learns are great for your organization and team. But can they work in a virtual environment? The answer is a resounding, yes!  A virtual lunch and learn can be equally effective if not more effective than the in-person ones.  According to a recent informal client survey, virtual lunch and learns […]

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Why and When to Give a TED-Style Talk at Work

Why and When to Give a TED-Style Talk at Work

Imagine you were asked to give a TED-style talk to your company tomorrow. Would you be nervous? I know I would – and I’ve been working on speaking for years!  In this article, you’re going to learn what a TED-style talk is, how it’s different from business presentations, and why and when you should deliver […]

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Virtual Presence: Why It Matters and How To Elevate It!

Virtual presence has become a popular topic recently. With many companies turning to mediums like Zoom, Skype, and others for meetings, the demand for you as a professional to make an impact in this space has increased dramatically.  Estimates show that there are 55 million meetings a day in the United States. Since Covid has […]

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Toastmasters Speech # 1: Ice Breaker Speech

So you just joined Toastmasters and you need to do your Ice Breaker speech. Where do you start?  In this article, you’re going to learn powerful ways to organize, rehearse, and deliver your speech so that it resonates with your audience.  What is the Ice Breaker Speech?  Why is the Ice Breaker Speech Important?  List […]

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