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11/01/19 Author Jay Sullivan

Of Privilege, Presumption And Promise:… Of Privilege, Presumption And Promise: Inequality In The Workplace And Ways To Combat It


  Getty Recently, 140 professionals, mostly strangers, set aside an entire day to get uncomfortable with each other. We had…

10/01/19 Author Jay Sullivan

Culture Is King: 3 Ways… Culture Is King: 3 Ways To Keep Culture Alive During Corporate Mergers


  Getty Everyone talks about the culture of their business. Sometimes they tout the strengths of that culture as the…

09/23/19 Author Jay Sullivan

Inequality In The Workplace: 3… Inequality In The Workplace: 3 Approaches To Create A Culture Of Allies


  Getty Royalty Free With all the negativity, nastiness and name-calling in public discourse these days, it’s refreshing to see…

08/13/19 Author Ching Valdezco

How Do You Command A… How Do You Command A Room?


Growing up in the Philippines, I was taught to be humble and accommodating, rather than outspoken or bold. We were…

06/18/19 Author Jay Sullivan

Change: Do You Cope With… Change: Do You Cope With It, Deal With It Or Use It As A Growth Opportunity?


  Getty Some people cope with change, like it’s a disease. Some deal with change as if it’s a necessary…

05/30/19 Author Exec-Comm

Video: Craft Your Elevator Pitch Video: Craft Your Elevator Pitch


What do you say when you have just 30 seconds to make a lasting impression? Don’t get caught tongue-tied. Be…

05/16/19 Author Jay Sullivan

3 Ways The U.S. Women’s… 3 Ways The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Uses Mindfulness To Be At The Top Of Their Game


Addressing Mental Well-Being “Head First” MLS partners with Headspace, a leading meditation,concentration and stress-management app. Most of us feel that…

05/09/19 Author Anne Teutschel

Go For The Ask Go For The Ask


Last week, I attended a fantastic Women’s Leadership Conference in New York. The program was filled with excellent speakers sharing…

04/25/19 Author Jay Sullivan

Where Left And Right Brain… Where Left And Right Brain Meet


The Top 3 Aspects Of Professional Development Applied To Both Process And People Theories of what makes us successful professionally…

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04/22/21 Author Jim Sterling

Creating Robust Virtual Training Experiences Creating Robust Virtual Training Experiences


Recently, I’ve heard many people say “I’ve just got to breathe! Everything is so fast and furious these days.” I know the feeling. For 40 years, our company’s work happened […]


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In business, it’s important to build relationships beyond the next deal or project. Professionals with strong executive presence connect on a deeper level and build trust through storytelling. Consultant, Tony […]


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I hope this blog post finds you well. Words that, at best, do nothing to improve professional relationships, and at worst, are looked at with an eye roll. So unimaginative, […]

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