Public Speaking 101

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What comes to mind when you think about public speaking? Apprehension? Nausea? How can I get out of this? These are all common reactions when most people think about speaking to a room of strangers. In this week’s story, best-selling author and hall-of-fame keynote speaker, Dr. Tony Alessandra, offers readers tips for conquering your fears…

Top 6 Reasons for a Company-wide Assessment

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Why use a company-wide assessment? Business development expert, Jo Spurrier, answers the question for us in this week’s highly anticipated story. Jo outlines the top 6 reasons why a company-wide assessment is so invaluable for establishing an objective foundation for the macro and micro development within an organization. With Jo’s enlightening discussion and terrific insights…

Embracing Failure as a Mentor: How it Impacts Your Employees

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Is there anything more counter-intuitive for most people than the idea of embracing failure? In this week’s story on Platinum Rules for Success, new contributor JeKnows Biz, discusses embracing failure and specifically, it’s impact on direct reports. For those in leadership roles, demonstrating the ability fail gracefully – make them, learn from them, and move…