Using Color in Your Speaking

What is the role of color in your public speaking and leadership role? I believe you project a color from within and over the years I’ve noticed four different groups, some more obvious than others. What colors you wear also matters. Perhaps the most noticeable – what...

How Do You Decide What to Say?

An experienced artist knows how much paint to put on the canvas to achieve the desired effect. A skilled musician senses how much air to blow into the instrument or how much pressure to put on the strings of the guitar. A gourmet chef understands how to season the...

Who’s Leaving Your Work World?

Last week I did an all-day session for a long-time client who is losing more than 30 of his senior people to retirement this year. All of that valuable experience will no longer be available to supervise employees, deal with clients, or contribute to the big picture...

What’s Your Story?

The directions by the workshop leader seemed simple: “Share the story of how you started your business or why you chose the profession you did.” To my surprise, the stunningly beautiful young lady I was paired with immediately paled and grew frustrated, complaining:...