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On what do you prime yourself? It matters…really. When my son was in high school, I found I needed to pay close attention to his choice of music. He loved anything hip hop, and while much hip hop music is benign, I noticed that when it spilled over into rap, it seemed to have a […]

  Are you primed for influence? How you are primed makes a difference. What do John Kennedy, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, and Ronald Reagan all have in common besides the fact that all are remembered as powerful leaders? Answer: All were leaders whose words rocked the world, inspired millions, and helped change the course […]

Are you aware of how your intentions drive your behavior? Are you aware of the impact your behavior is having on others? The following example shows you how intentions play out in behavior and the impact that that behavior can have on others’ perceptions of you. John sat across the table from me. I was […]

3 Ways Leaders Build Trust Trust and integrity are inseparable. Both are fundamental to authentic, healthy relationships. And relationships are the bedrock of leadership. Here are three Powerful and Easy ways a leader (formal or informal) can build trust at work. 1) Coach…Don’t Coddle or Control.  You don’t have to have been around long to notice […]

Are you looking to transform your business relationships and alter perceptions? Do you want to lower stress and anxiety and increase the recognition and rewards? Then try my 5 Step Power Process. Here’s a bird’s eye view: P=Produce a relationship vision. Everything that has ever been created began with vision. Human beings have a tremendous […]

Have you ever struggled to communicate or influence a direct report, boss, more senior leader, peer, vendor, or client? Is there someone in your organization with whom you grapple to even connect? Have you ever wished you had a magic wand that could make connections, communication, and relationship building easier? Well wish no longer. Adopt […]

Ever wondered if there was an indispensable leadership quality? Probably not one, but a combination defined as one. Picture this. You have been selected to represent your department at an executive board meeting of your Fortune 500 company. Your mission is to present a proposal for a project your department feels is critical to the […]