Monthly Archives: June 2017

Learn to Listen

From business courses to software training, a university can offer an abundance of resources to help prepare students to plunge into the work force. Students arm themselves with certifications and fine tune their resumes, however some of the most important … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Exec-Comm Team, Life Skills, Public Speaking

Exec-Comm’s Take on the Most Persuasive Words

I recently came across this great Business Insider video, “The 4 Most Persuasive Words In The English Language,” and thought it might be fun to see what partners at Exec-Comm thought on the topic. Here are our top three picks … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Exec-Comm Team, Leadership Skills, Life Skills, Meeting Skills, Presentation Skills, Uncategorized

It’s All About Building Relationships: Alan Alda Talks About His New Book

I write about communication and leadership, which means I write about relationships. Picture yourself walking on a path.  You’re often looking down to watch your step.  When you look up, the view is sometimes mundane, occasionally spectacular.  But it’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Leadership Skills, Life Skills, Meeting Skills, Uncategorized

Top Four Things To Know About Creating A Start-Up

You worked hard in undergrad. You earned your business degree from a great university. You landed a plum job at a top tier consulting firm. You feel like you’ve made it. And five years later you walk away from it … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Communication Skills, Leadership Skills, Uncategorized

How to Get Along Better with Your Boss

One day, I got a call from a Senior Vice President at a major bank in NYC. He said to me, “I’m having a problem with one of my direct reports, Don. I need you to fix him.” When I … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Communication Skills, Executive Presence, Leadership Skills, Meeting Skills