Tag Archives: communication

Reintroducing humanity into everyday business life

In the middle of a typical meeting-filled day in DC, I was fortunately able to jam in some time for coffee with an old friend and mentor. Our chats – akin to taking myself in for an oil change – … Continue reading

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Quick but not in a Hurry

Some months back I was watching a game in which one team found itself in a big although not insurmountable hole. The color analyst ā€“ a former coach ā€“ used a great phrase to emphasize the point that the team … Continue reading

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Quiet Success

Recently I received feedback from an interview with a prospective client: I was told that I was too quiet, too passive in my time with them – that, instead of selling, I listened too much. This has to be some … Continue reading

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Succeeding With the Team You’ve Got

In Atlanta we just experienced our first week in a long time without 90 degree temperatures, which makes us all cautiously optimistic that the annual brutality of July and August weather is coming to a close. People are slowly emerging … Continue reading

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Not Standing Idly By

Quick – name the top 3 mistakes you’ve made in your career! Didn’t take long, did it? Now, how about the top 3 successes in your career? My guess is that this one took a little longer. Why? Well, to … Continue reading

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Van Halen and the Brave New World of Business Communications

Last week I dragged my wife to an 80ā€™s extravaganza: a Van Halen concert with Kool & the Gang as the opener! The dancing displays of the crowd of forty- and fifty-somethings must have been a sight to behold. The … Continue reading

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