Musings from Exec-Comm on all things communication

07/28/20 Author Exec-Comm

6 Steps For A Successful… 6 Steps For A Successful Apology


We all make mistakes, and at some point in our careers, we'll have to apologize to someone. Working remotely makes…

07/09/20 Author Exec-Comm

Video: Your Virtual Executive Presence Video: Your Virtual Executive Presence


Executive Presence sets you apart in business, both in person and online. We demonstrate presence through subtle cues - the…

06/16/20 Author Exec-Comm

Chat, Email, Phone, Or Meet?… Chat, Email, Phone, Or Meet? What's The Best Option?


Now that we're all working from home, have you noticed an increase in the use of IM, email, internal chat…

05/21/20 Author Jay Sullivan

Motivating Your Team From The… Motivating Your Team From The Inside Out: Leveraging Internal Motivating Factors


Getty Royalty Free What motivates each of us to do better? I confess, I play Words with Friends compulsively. I…

05/14/20 Author Jay Sullivan

Channeling Astronaut Mark Watney: Effective… Channeling Astronaut Mark Watney: Effective Leadership In The Age Of ‘What Else Could Possibly Go Wrong?’


  Getty Royalty Free Sol 45 I have been alone in my home office for over a month, not seeing…

04/08/20 Author Exec-Comm

Meet Me In The Middle Meet Me In The Middle


As a communication professional and executive coach, I teach people how to be effective communicators. How to have conversations that…

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…

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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 […]


Better Than 'Best' Better Than 'Best'


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, […]


Video: Storytelling Builds Relationships Video: Storytelling Builds Relationships


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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