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How To Make Your Video Cover Letter More Like A Movie Trailer

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D We are witnessing the death (or at least the ineffectiveness) of the traditional cover letter for job applicants. If you want to stand out in the crowd, hiring managers today prefer something a little more interesting and efficient. “Try a video cover letter,” says Chris Brown, vice president of human…

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Gender Differences in Workplace Communication

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D A few years ago, I conducted research in the United States, Europe and Canada to see how gender differences in communication were displayed in the workplace. The first thing I found was that both men and women identified the same sets of strengths and weaknesses in themselves and each other. Top…

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The Immeasurable Importance of Face-To-Face Meetings

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D In today’s business world of video meetings and teleconferences, the value of face-to-face encounters can often get overlooked. That is unless you, like Michael Massari, believe that face-to-face interaction is and will continue to be our most effective form of communication. Massari is Caesars Entertainment Senior Vice President of National Meetings…

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7 Ways to Inspire Team Collaboration

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Some years ago, when I was speaking to a group of executives about change leadership, the topic of collaboration came up as a corporate initiative many in the audience were dealing with. On a whim I asked, “How many of you are totally comfortable sharing information with others in your…

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Leadership Presence: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Increase it

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the…

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Make Your Business Meetings Matter

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D According to a recent survey, only roughly half of the business meetings workers attend are considered productive. While 35% of professionals are in six or more meetings each week, 46% of those attendees leave meetings without a clear understanding of the next action item. In addition, missing the information needed…

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10 Body Language Tricks to Power Up Your Career in 2016

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Body language can be your greatest career asset. Here are ten simple and powerful tips to help you have a super successful 2016. 1) To make a great first impression, begin before you enter the room. In business interactions, first impressions are crucial. Once someone mentally labels you as “likeable”…

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How Leaders Kill Collaboration – Even When They Say They Want It

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D The executive came in wearing a designer suit, white shirt and a power tie. He checked the time on his Rolex wristwatch and placed his elegant briefcase on the table. He exuded authority, power and status, and would have been perfectly dressed for a Board of Directors’ function. But that…

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How the Best Salespeople Read Body Language

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Being aware of what customers and clients are really feeling, and knowing how to react effectively, can transform a good salesperson into a great one. The best salespeople are experts at reading body language. Here’s why this is a crucial sales skill: When you are interacting with a prospective client,…

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Executive Briefing 11.19.15 – Unforgettable Leaders Inspire Loyalty; Leadership Lessons from Today’s Most Successful CEOs; Common Mistakes CEOs Make

In today’s Executive Briefing we get Leadership Lessons from Today’s Most Successful and Passionate CEOs by Jo Eismont, Social Media and Web Editor, Insights Learning and Development.  Also included is a look at How Unforgettable Leaders Inspire Loyalty from Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of CommPRO, I’d like to take a moment to thank our…

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How Unforgettable Leaders Inspire Loyalty

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Think loyalty is dead? Think again. Loyalty may not look like it did 20 years ago – when companies offered career-long employment and workers unquestioningly followed orders – but loyalty is far from deceased. Loyalty is an intrinsic human characteristic based on emotional attachment that can be tapped, nurtured and developed.…

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Executive Briefing 11.2.15 – Body Language of Women Running for President; Public Relations Research; Coexistence of FINRA and Social Media

In today’s Executive Briefing we take a look at The Body Language of Women Running for President with Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D.  Also included is a Short Story: The Coexistence of FINRA and Social Media by Jeff Mard, Vice President, HMG Company. As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of CommPRO, I’d like to take a moment to thank our loyal…

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS May 17, 2021 | Leadership & Careers Women Leaders on the Rise Leadership Program Addresses Research Showing Women Get Stuck at Bottom of Career Ladder May 17, 2021 | Leadership & Careers, Public Relations What Communicators Need to Know About Mental Wellbeing — Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 May 12, 2021 | Leadership &…

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