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What is Executive Presence and Why is It Important?

You’re sitting in a meeting room, surrounded by peers and senior executives—half of whom are nose down in laptops and iPhones, firing off last minute emails and texts. The other half are chatting and distracted. You have a slight sense … Continue reading

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The Inner Game of Leadership

There’s a natural “source-fulness” that is moving through every human being.  This might look like passion, or inspiration, or vitality. Some might call it “life force.” For some, this source-fulness is blocked or dampened. Great leaders, though, are full, unfettered … Continue reading

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The Number One Key to Unlocking Your Stage Presence

Stage presence is a funny thing. You know when someone “has it” but you don’t always know exactly why. A lot of people think you’re either born with it or you aren’t. Maybe you learned it from years of practice. … Continue reading

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What the iPad Can Teach About Behavior Change

I like to use the phrase “mental models” to describe the ways we view the world. It’s a neat term, because it gives a sense of solidity to mental activity, which is, perhaps, the opposite of solid. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Overcoming Shyness

You walk into a room. The room is filled with strangers. They are all talking to each other. Depending on your perspective, this could be the beginning of a great night or of a panic attack. For a shy person, … Continue reading

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