Tag: business

  • Very Close to my Heart: Creating a Bully-free Workplace

    For those who know me well, they know the issue of bullies in the workplace is an issue very close to my heart. It is amazing how much bullies can suck the motivation out of a team and how this can have a direct impact on performance. You can hire the most competent people on […]

  • Improve Your Speeches

    I could have used these three steps to better speeches a few days ago. I’m always looking for techniques to be a better public speaker. First, step out from behind the podium and choreograph your relationship to the audience. Second, listen to your audience. Finally, focus on your emotional intentions for approximately three minutes before […]

  • How Are You Stimulating the Flow of High-Quality Contributions?

    Dr. Jacques Bughin of McKinsey & Company throws a question to how are organizations stimulating an influx of content. My own response to this question is the following. One of the keys to pulling content from readers and turning them into participants is by asking relevant questions. For example, this particular blog post ends with […]

  • Better Leaders Ask Better Questions

    Nothing gets to the heart of things like discussions and nothing stimulates discussions like a great question! Leaders who excel at asking good questions have honed an ability to cut to the heart of the manner in a way that disarms the person being interviewed and opens the door for genuine conversation. Be curious. Be […]