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5 Ways to Improve the Beginning & End of your Presentations

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Strategic Storytelling

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How to get a stranger to watch your luggage

My work requires that I travel. A lot. I spend so much time in airports that I can recite the security announcement from memory: “Do not leave your baggage unattended. Unattended baggage will be removed or destroyed by airport security… ” A few days ago I was at LaGuardia waiting to board a flight to DC. I’d been sitting at the gate for a while. The security recording had played at least three times. Moments after the last broadcast ended [...]

Become A More Effective Leader In Just 10 Minutes a Day

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Reverse Mentoring and other tips from the C-Suite

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How’re ya doing with those New Year’s Resolutions?

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You Say I’m a Bitch Like It’s a Bad Thing

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Make Your Presentations Pop. Think Like A Screenwriter!

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I’ve Been Quoted in Forbes.com!

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Reciprocity Rules!

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