Author Archives: Robert Chen

Knowing Where You Shouldn’t Be and Other Tips for Long-Lasting Success

When you started your career, you probably took on as many opportunities as possible to build your skills and discover your strengths and preferences. As a high-performer, you soon found your sweet spot and started to excel. When you are great at … Continue reading

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Technical Leaders: Communicate Better!

I recently caught up with a good friend and we began talking about our jobs. When I told him I coached leaders on communication skills, he winced. I asked about his reaction and after some prodding, he confessed that he … Continue reading

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Maintain Your Brand for Long-Lasting Success

When you started your career, you probably took on as many opportunities as possible to build your skills and discover your strengths and preferences. As a high-performer, you soon found your sweet spot and started to excel. When you are great at … Continue reading

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

Three Practical Strategies for Introverts to Speak Up in Meetings

“You need to speak up.” “You have to be more visible.” If you’re an introvert, you might have heard these two pieces of feedback before. And if you’re a high performer, they can be especially irksome. Speaking up just isn’t … Continue reading

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Top 10 Principles that Can Significantly Enhance Your Life

Throughout your life, you’ve learned many lessons that have changed the way you think, act and live. But no matter how valuable the lesson, it is not fun to learn it the hard way. Some say these learning pains are … Continue reading

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One Simple Yet Powerful Tip to Enhance Your Presentations Immediately

There is a lot of great information out there for improving your presentations. The only problem is it may be difficult to recall them especially when you’re pressed for time. One simple yet powerful question I use to ensure my presentations … Continue reading

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Why You’re Afraid to Ask for What You Want

When I asked a senior leader what his key to success was, he simply answered: “I ask for what I want.” Simple, straightforward and … … surprisingly rare. As a high performer, you might be used to other people tapping you … Continue reading

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