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Virtual Presence for Leaders 

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Being perceived as a leader is the essence of leadership presence. While most of my coaching focuses on helping leaders enhance their presence in face-to-face encounters, I also realize that a different set of skills is required for projecting leadership presence when communicating virtually. Communication mediums run a spectrum from “lean” to “rich.”…

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Take Your Values Off the Walls…Display Them in the Halls

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. A sales manager read an article about his company’s refusal to deal with any country where “under the table” money was part of the negotiation process. He circled the article and wrote the words Right On! in the column, and mailed it to his CEO. The attached note said: “I’m proud to work in…

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The Importance of the Human Touch in a Digital World 

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Most of us use our cell phones and computers to inform, make requests of, and collaborate with co-workers, clients and customers. The digital age has connected people across the world, making e-commerce and global networking a reality. But does this reliance on technology, also mean we are losing the ability to effectively…

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How to Speak Up When You Can’t Find the Words

Laleh Hancock For many of us, the hesitancy to speak up has often been influenced by our taught notions about communication. To varying degrees, we have learned to hold back our true thoughts for fear of the consequences of what we might say – whether that is offending or dishonoring someone, or being seen as…

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Balancing Fun and Professionalism At The Holiday Office Party

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Are you planning to attend your office holiday party? I hope so. This is a great occasion to relax and have a good time — and can be a highly anticipated, positive antidote to year-end stress. But anytime you combine fun with professionalism, it can also be a challenge. Here are ten…

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Paving the Way for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Tiffany Guarnaccia, CEO & Founder, Kite Hill PR & Founder, Communications Week The public relations industry is constantly in a state of reinvention thanks to an ever-evolving media landscape, the rise of new technologies and changes in the values of those in the workforce. In turn, the skills that will be relevant for PR professionals…

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Working Remotely? 6 Tips For Stronger Working Relationships

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Working remotely has it’s pluses/minuses and making it work can be difficult.  One of the biggest problems seems to be forging a relationship with your boss and your team. Staying connected takes some work but you will find that it will not only help you form bonds but it might…

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Mastering Motivation: Tips for Leadership

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  The leader of a business can either make or break the day for their employees. Although individuals can make their own decisions about whether they’re proud of their work or not, many of us will turn to our managers for reassurance that we’re doing a good job. As such, leaders are…

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How Financial Leaders Conquer Their Communication

Susan Young, CEO, Get in Front Communications The words you are using are costing you money. Business author Donald Miller’s words at a recent conference on leadership, communication and innovation are a wake-up call to executives who struggle with messaging and storytelling. Communication is forcing leaders—especially those in the financial sector—to reassess their verbal and non-verbal…

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Spokesperson Secrets to Build your Brand; Sheri Sword, Danielle Holly and Don Bush.

Spokesperson Secrets to Build your Brand, celebrates the inaugural SPOKEies® Award winners. You’ll learn how these honorees created exposure via social media, educated their public without selling, and how they created strong spokespeople. Featuring: Sheri Sword, Vice President of Communications and SPOKEies® Award winner in the Non-Profit Membership Association category, from Danielle Holly, CEO at…

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Bad Boss? 6 Signs To Look For During The Interview

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Have a bad boss? They can made your work life miserable. Bad bosses can be miserable to deal with or they can simply have personalities that don’t work with yours. It is essential to find out what your future boss is really like. One way to do this is to…

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I Instantly Knew I Couldn’t Trust You

Here’s How I Made That Mistake… Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Knowing whom to trust is an important social and business skill. But it’s not that simple – although it is fast. It took me only seven seconds to assess your confidence, competence, status, likeability, warmth, and, yes, your trustworthiness. You can’t stop me (or anyone,…

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Online Learning Offering

INTRODUCING OUR NEW ONLINE VIDEO TRAINING COURSE: “Powerful Communication Strategies for Financial Leaders” IMAGINE you have that “special charm and style.” You move through analyst and news interviews with confidence — and just the right body language—making it look easy and enjoyable….all while telling your brand’s story and staying on message. ENROLL NOW Your instructor,…

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10 Tips To Supercharge Your Success in 2018 

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Last year I gave a seminar on “leadership presence” for the executive team of a high-tech company in Northern California. The next day, the president of the company telephoned: “I have an administrative assistant who is the brightest, most creative person I’ve worked with. The problem is, we are relocating and…

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The Greatest Gift

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D I was still in high school when my father was fired from the San Francisco Examiner. Dad loved the newspaper business, and he especially enjoyed his job, working with the newsboys who (then) sold papers on street corners. I knew he’d be devastated by the loss. To add to the problem,…

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How Santa Claus Knows If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Have you ever wondered how Santa Claus determines whether to leave you a present or a lump of coal on Christmas Eve? How he knows if you’ve been naughty or nice? I don’t have any hard evidence to back me up, but I’m pretty sure that he must be a first-class…

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How Leaders Build – And Destroy – Trust

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Trust is the belief or confidence that one party has in the reliability, integrity and honesty of another party. It is the expectation that the faith one places in someone else will be honored. When I asked 537 managers how leaders build and destroy trust, here is what I learned .…

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