Category Archives: Coaching

Build 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

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Answering, ‘So, What Do You Do?’

When we meet new people, we’re often faced with the question, “So, what do you do?” Most people respond with what’s printed on their business card. “I’m the Chief Talent Officer at Acme Industries,” or “I’m a Managing Director at … Continue reading

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How Do You Inspire And Engage Your Team?

Why do people listen to you? Is it out of obligation? Admiration? Fear? A little bit of everything? As a leader your job is to inspire, mentor, encourage, and continuously develop your team. You want to foster an environment of … Continue reading

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3 Habits That Detract From Your Credibility And How To Avoid Them

Most communication skills are not about “right” and “wrong.” The overall impression you make on others is a combination of many factors, and the frequency of certain behaviors. Here are three language habits that undermine your authority. Qualifying Language Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Q & A: What To Do When You Don’t Know The Answer

When meeting with a potential client, it is inevitable that questions will come up. But what happens if you don’t know the answer? Or what happens when you’re in a job interview and the interviewer asks a question that you’re … Continue reading

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Executive Presence At Every Age

When Facilitator Komal Pandya-Singh was in college, she encountered a young girl crossing a busy street in Astoria, Queens. This young girl embodied a strong executive presence at an early age. Hear her story below.

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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 swear I’m motivated by the intellectual challenge and the opportunity to occasionally best some of my really smart friends at … Continue reading

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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 connect rather than divide. One of the most common stumbling blocks I encounter when teaching effective conversation skills is the … Continue reading

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Too Much Email While WFH?

Consider these quick tips before you hit ‘send’: Can it wait? If your email is not time-critical, consider waiting to send. That way your recipients can deal with urgent matters first. If you are worried about forgetting to send, draft … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, E-Mails, Global, Uncategorized, Working Remotely, Writing Skills

5 Must Do’s When You’re Suddenly Working From Home Full-Time

Personally, I don’t like working from home. If I can choose, I go into the office. I just get more done. Unfortunately, to protect my family and my employees, going to the office is no longer the best option. For … Continue reading

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