The Difference Between Speaking And Connecting

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Published: January 7, 2015

Any college graduate with a project report and vital information can speak before an intelligent audience. Some people not only speak, they touch the hearts of their audience. People care about what they have to say. If you are just sharing information, better speak briefly and to the point. Your audience is going to dismiss […]

The Cowboy versus the Executive

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Published: June 10, 2014

Leaders do many things, including run organizations. I have noticed that although all leaders are good at influencing people, there are some differences in how leaders work, depending on if they are working for a corporate business environment or small business operation. The person who runs a small business must be a leader. For small […]

Five Ways to Get Your Boss to Call You A Leader

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Published: April 29, 2014

      Do you want to be seen as a leader? Some activities will invest you with greater credibility (“cred”). Do these things and do them well, and people may decide that you are a leader.  It is not a guarantee – however these are things that leaders do. Executive Education Gets Personal Listening. […]

From Uncertainty to Breakthrough – With Confidence

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Published: March 7, 2014

  I stepped up to the microphone.  A panel of eight public officials heard me present my Charter School proposal.  The mood was serious and intense. A crowded room was at my back, and my words were recorded on camera. I worked for eight months preparing a business proposal. I did my research; I spoke […]

Speaking Of Project Managers

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Published: December 6, 2013

    Project managers I love ya. You are absolutely dedicated to reaching your goal. I know a conscientious group when I see one – and I see that in you. So let me give you a tip on speaking before management.   Here’s the situation – you have a project report to give. The […]

Public Speaker: Do You Have A Leadership Voice?

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Published: September 6, 2013

  My friend Tal Shnall has recently challenged his readers to “discover their leadership voice.” (Read more here: http://leadchangegroup.com/discover-your-leadership-voice/) What does this mean to have a leadership voice and how do you express your voice? I believe the only way to realize your leadership voice is to understand your vision of the future. Your job […]

The Leadership Coach asks: What is a leadership conversation?

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Published: July 23, 2013

Leadership conversations: a meeting of two people who potentially can change the world. A great leadership conversation discusses long-term impact and deep sources and original causes. Managers may talk about how to get along now. Leaders talk about how to get to the future. A leadership conversation is an authentic discussion which challenges the parties […]

The Art of Public Speaking

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Published: April 29, 2013

What does it take to write a speech? Is there a certain method for planning an oration? Or do the best speeches start with an artistic vision, a willingness to be unique? After preparing speeches regularly for over two decades (yes, before I joined Toastmasters in 1991), I believe that I am qualified to weigh […]

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