Top 7 Posts on Public Speaking & Leadership in 2012

A tip of the the hat to the top posts of 2012

Since we just celebrated my first year of blogging anniversary, it is worth looking back to some posts you might have missed this year. Here is a tip of my top hat to the top 7 post on public speaking and leadership in 2012! #7 5 Ways Boss Can Kill Morale Bosses make stupid decision that [...]

5 Ways Bosses Can Kill Morale

Are you making these leadership mistakes that undermine morale?

Happy employees are the cornerstone to a successful business. Most business that are faltering have people problems not product problems. Good morale comes from an environment where the bosses are interested in building relationships with those they manage and among their team. Whenever we speak we send two messages – content and relational message (for [...]

Business Networking is NOT All About You

Networking Shark

I can spot a business networking shark from across a crowded room. He confindently strides up to you with his business card in hand and says “Hello. I’m Douche Bag. So nice to meet you. I help people with *insert crap evelvator pitch here that goes on far too long.*” Grabs your business card and [...]

Corporate Speak Must Die

Corporate cogs use corporate speak! This type of communication is so pervasive that if you work in an office it is nearly impossible to eliminate it from our vocabulary. If we are surrounded by people saying “think out of the box” or “take it to the next level”, we find ourselves saying those phrases as well. Just because all [...]

Leadership Lessons from Sneetches

“Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches had bellies with stars.  The Plain-Belly Sneetches had none upon thars. Those stars weren’t so big. They were really so small.  You might think such a thing wouldn’t matter at all.” -Dr. Seuss Are titles the Star-Belly Sneetches of your organization? Titles are stupid. Most leaders realize that titles are dumb, [...]