You’re finishing up a presentation and you feel like you could have done better. Sure, things went pretty well. You didn’t pass out or throw up at the front of the room, but you know it wasn’t your best work. So afterwards, you ask a couple of colleagues for some feedback. Of course, they regaleContinue reading Feedback is for Narcissists
We Can Do This, If…
You’re in a meeting with your team and you’re delivering some news that will likely not be well received. You’re not going to be able to have the annual company dinner party this year because the current budget cannot cover the costs. After the groans and eye rolls begin to subside, you go on toContinue reading We Can Do This, If…
The Layers of Connecting
You’re at a conference. (Ok, let’s pretend you’re at a conference because no one is doing these right now.) So anyway, you’re at a conference and you meet someone you really enjoy talking with and you want to be cordial and supportive. You know that connecting people and showing value is a great way toContinue reading The Layers of Connecting
Are Your Audio and Video Synced?
You’re watching a video of a vendor pitching their latest product, but the audio is about a half second behind the video. You’re slightly put off by the misalignment, but you can handle it. It’s kind of like watching a poorly dubbed kung fu movie from the 70s, but not nearly as entertaining. But asContinue reading Are Your Audio and Video Synced?
Business Plays Offense, Defense, and Special Teams
It’s fourth and long with just two and a half minutes left in the fourth quarter. You have the ball on the fifty-yard line and you are behind by three points. What do you do? Not an easy decision. But think about what got you here. Which players were instrumental in bringing you this closeContinue reading Business Plays Offense, Defense, and Special Teams