How Vulnerable Are You?


In business circles and leadership development programs, the word “vulnerability” has been used a lot lately. It is casually used to describe how those who need to connect with others must first show their human-ness. That is why it is not unusual these days to hear leaders talking about being vulnerable. We all understand, theoretically, that we are supposed to be vulnerable. However, it is rare to actually see leaders openly sharing in those moments when they actually feel vulnerable.

Adapt with Personality Styles: Be the Chameleon

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It’s often said, the constant in today’s world is constant change. As such, our ability to adapt is increasingly important; important in our family life, social life and especially our professional life. Interpersonal adaptability is inherently about identifying, understanding and communicating with different personality styles. Can leaders adapt to the way their teams need to…

Adaptability to Increase Your Personal Power


Adaptability has always been a remarkable quality. Even still, in today’s 24/7/365 world of constant unrelenting change, the value of adaptability has been magnified. Our ability to adapt to changes in relationships, business and even our environment has become critical to our success and happiness.  Surprisingly something so important can be difficult to define.. What…

I’m Speaking in English and You’re Listening in ‘Dingbat’


by Dr. Tony Alessandra… Remember the famous TV show, “All in the Family?” “Edith do you know why I can’t communicate? Because I’m talking in English and you’re listening in dingbat!” Well, maybe Archie Bunker could benefit from learning how to communicate in “dingbat”! Then, he could mentally change places with Edith to understand her…