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…

Are You an Effective Leader?

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Is there anything more important to an organization’s success than an effective leader? Leaders are the glue that bind everything, from initial employee selection, to inspiration and forward vision. And while every company is different, there are certain characteristics displayed by the most effective individuals who lead them. The Accountability Coach, Anne Bachrach, has identified…

Should Managers Take All the Blame?

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Pamela Brooks is an expert at raising individual, team and organizational awareness.  She helps her clients break away from the ordinary and enhance their performance. Organizations can get stuck in ruts, but I’ve seen Pam change this.  In the 5+ years we’ve known each other, she’s continually demonstrated a gift for implementing meaningful organizational change.…

Emotional Intelligence in Conflict Resolution

by Robert Jerus… Self-awareness resolves primary-level conflicts. Lack of definition and focus result in interpersonal conflict. To create achievable priorities and objectives, inner resolution needs to establish what counts and to what degree. Priorities, values, wants and desires need to navigate past approach/approach; approach/avoidance; avoidance/approach; and avoidance/avoidance conflict. Moods and emotional triggers frequently set off…