Unlocking Professional Success: The Art of Rapport

The Art of Rapport Learn the crucial skills of building rapport in professional environments for enhanced collaboration, deeper relationships, and increased success. Explore active listening, empathy, nonverbal communication, and authenticity as key strategies in mastering rapport. In professional settings, cultivating meaningful connections goes beyond mere conversation—it’s about establishing trust, cooperation, and success. Discover the art of mastering rapport and its …

Crafting Your Leadership Presence: A Masterpiece in the Making

In the ever-evolving landscape of professional success, there exists a masterpiece that sets apart exceptional leaders – Leadership Presence. Picture it as a canvas upon which your career journey unfolds. Much like a skilled artist who blends colors, strokes, and emotions to create a work of art, you have the power to craft your leadership presence and leave an indelible …

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THE POWER OF PERSUASION

“A hallmark of wisdom is knowing when it’s time to abandon some of your most treasured tools, and some of the most cherished parts of your identity.” – Adam Grant, Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know (Viking, 2021) How do you harness the power of persuasion? Let me ask: do you have the wisdom and courage …

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THE POWER OF COGNITIVE FLEXIBILITY

“In a turbulent world, success depends not just on cognitive horsepower but also on cognitive flexibility. When leaders lack the wisdom to question their convictions, followers need the courage to persuade them to change their minds.” – Organizational psychologist, Adam Grant, PhD As a coach, I have worked with some really incredible people who have an amazing depth of wisdom. …

Facts not feelings. How to win an argument.

WHY SHOULD YOU LEARN TO DEBATE?

When you think of the word debate, you probably think of a somewhat nerdy after-school activity offered in some high schools. But debating isn’t just for sport, as it is also known as “arguing.” And clearly, arguments have a place in our everyday lives.No matter what you call it, though, it is an important life skill to have for several …

5 tips for being your best at work.

5 Tips for Being Your Best at Work

Being your best at work means not only putting your best foot forward but also continually working to better yourself.  In work as in life, when you walk your talk and do the right things, it makes your world a better place, both for you and for those around you.  This is not about you wanting others to think and …

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5 Signs It’s Time for a Change in Your Relationship

There are books, movies, blogs, social media accounts, and TV shows devoted to the phenomenon of relationships. While this article could digress into the pitfalls of finding your true love on reality TV, instead, it is going to focus on the 5 signs that it is time to make a change in your relationships (read: leave the relationship or have …