How to Make Your Boss Happy and Get What You Need at Work, with Talane Miedaner (F’87, MA’89)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfLMSKGd-tM&feature=youtu.be Talane Miedaner (F'87, MA'89), is the author of the internationally best-selling book Coach Yourself to Success: 101 Tips to Accomplish your Personal and Professional Goals, along with The Secret Laws of Attraction, and Coach Yourself to a New Career. She is also the creator of the Career Change Coaching Kit, and is the owner … Continue reading How to Make Your Boss Happy and Get What You Need at Work, with Talane Miedaner (F’87, MA’89)

What’s Your Story? How to Include Storytelling in Your Presentations — Guest Post, Amy Fenollosa of The Latimer Group

Have you ever been captivated by a story? So immersed that you felt like you were actually there? On a recent road trip with my middle school sons, I happened upon a story on the radio that captured us all. The story transported us — as humans, our brains are conditioned to listen to stories. … Continue reading What’s Your Story? How to Include Storytelling in Your Presentations — Guest Post, Amy Fenollosa of The Latimer Group

To Communicate Well, Listen First by Dean Brenner (C’91)

When we think about communication in the workplace, all too often we focus on the delivery part: what we will say, what our slides will look like and how loudly we should speak. All that’s important, but what about the other side? Before we speak, we need to listen. And when we do speak, we need to make sure … Continue reading To Communicate Well, Listen First by Dean Brenner (C’91)

Improving Our Responsiveness to Our People — John Keyser

Recently, I read an article about the key communication qualities of an effective leader. The article spoke about the importance of asking questions and being an attentive listener. I certainly agree. Yet, the article failed to mention responsiveness, which is certainly a very key quality as well. If we are to help our team members … Continue reading Improving Our Responsiveness to Our People — John Keyser