October 26, 2014

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Are You Strategizing Around Your Peter Principle Level of Incompetence?

Remember the Peter Principle? The idea that says people get promoted to their level of incompetence? Most people misunderstand this to mean that your talent will take you far enough to fail. Not true. The Peter Principle merely notices that many organizations promote people who are successful in their current job, not those who show the greatest potential for […]

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INSIGHT: Coincidence

Is there such a thing as coincidence? Does it matter? [Tweet "Sometimes we just need to be … read on...

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INSPIRATION: Authenticity = Fun

Are you having fun? If not, ask yourself what you're holding back and find a way to let it go. We … read on...

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INSIGHT: Find Your Rightness

When you have a disagreement, look for the right/right/new approach. In each disagreement, you must … read on...

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Part 3: The Power Of A Good Work-Life Intention (Video)

If you’re like most of us, you’re usually knee-deep in doing, planning and… stress! Work-Life (much less balance!) is just crazy – largely because we’re scrambling to meet so many goals we set for ourselves (and those set by others). Even though it feels nutty, when you’re feeling stressed is actually a good time to […]

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Part 2: Work-Life Goals vs. Intentions (Video)

When you think about goals more broadly and deeply, you can engage more of your mind (and body) in focusing on the kind of success that you’re more likely to achieve! Simple goal statements like “in 2013 we will increase revenues 10%” are fine on PowerPoints and year-end reviews but they lack a lot of […]

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Part 1: What’s a Good Work-Life Goal? (Video)

Productivity is something everyone needs, and it’s easier to achieve it when we have clear goals. But what does a really good goal look like – the kind that can boost our productivity? In this three part video series, I’ll look at ways to format and set goals that will make them more achievable – and […]

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Communicating With Confidence [Women Only]

Research consistently shows that for women to be taken seriously, build credibility and get ahead there is ONE thing thing they must do: speak up – more often and more confidently. But it’s not so easy, is it? You and I both know there are social and other pressures that complicate “confidence” for women.You’re not […]

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Authentic Personal Branding

Do you want to believe “the real you” can be the power behind your success? So that you don’t need to “fake it” to get to the next level? You’re in the right place! This free webinar and video series will give you the tools and insights to be confident that your personal brand is […]

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RESOURCES: Communication Skills

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Communicating With Confidence [Women Only]

Research consistently shows that for women to be taken seriously, build credibility and get ahead there is ONE thing thing they must do: speak up – more often and more confidently. But it’s not so easy, is it? You and I both know there are social and other pressures that complicate “confidence” for women.You’re not […]

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Persuasion Techniques – The Basics

Research demonstrates that when we speak up and champion ourselves and our ideas, we get ahead more often. Effective leaders are always promoting and pitching their ideas, their companies products and plans – everything. Good ones do it so easily we hardly notice, we just find ourselves persuaded. How well developed are your persuasion techniques? […]

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Do You Use Power Language?

Research Says: The ONE thing women do that helps all of us advance into leadership is speak up for ourselves – yet many of us use powerless language to do it. By contrast, when women turn powerless language into power language, we are more successful! Use your language to bring you power in every conversation – in ONE WEEK. 2 […]

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When The Product Is You – Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

Do you get tongue-tied when people ask what you do, and feel like whatever comes out of your mouth just… “isn’t quite right?” Available as a Self-Study Course When you’re bringing your authentic self through the branding and marketing of your business, this won’t happen. You not only speak clearly and solidly about your business, […]

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Invest In Your Authentic Leadership Style

Are you doing everything you can to be take seriously as a leader? Does “getting ahead” seem like an exhausting task to you? Dont’ work so hard. Invest in developing your authentic leadership style – like powerful language and natural presence – to help you advance in your career and be more effective in your […]