All posts tagged authentic

Who are your heroes?

Who are the people you most admire? Stop for a moment and list the top ten. What do they have in common? The first commonality is you because it’s your […]

Leadership – a linguistic ruse

Making the average workday sound super duper important. Perhaps it’s my inborn disposition to want to challenge the status quo, but part of me is tired of hearing about “leadership.” […]

CSR, Sustainability and the Illusion of “Work/Life Balance”

Are we practicing what we preach? This post was written for and originally posted on the PMGblog. It takes a look the trouble with work/life balance idea through a social […]

The Sad Value of Cynics

I recently witnessed the birth of a cynic. It was one of the saddest things I’ve ever seen. And as I watched it happen, I felt powerless to stop it. […]

Data is data

Using the data of emotion. No one wants to deal with the guy who is prone to losing his temper and pounding his fists in meetings. We often avoid the […]

Use Your Tools

I wrote this piece a year ago. I just had the same experience last week – different group, different profession, same problem.   Last week I listened to a group […]

Good Conversations – Part 3

Getting Commitment: – If you don’t ask for it, you won’t get it You have now made your expectations clear. You have communicated clearly and everyone has the same information. […]

Style & Substance – Communicating with Your Own Voice

Have you ever appreciated what someone had to say despite her unappealing tone? Ever listened to someone drone on for no real reason just because his voice was pleasant? Chances […]