December 18, 2014

SoundWaves – The Importance of Getting to the Point Quickly

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The Recipe for Great Communication

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5 Things You’ll Never Regret About Your Business Communication

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The Beacon Newsletter

No One Leads All the Time: A Series on the Power of Followership

[ Volume XII, Issue 1 ] “It’s amazing how much can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.” – John Wooden [Author’s Note: This is Part Two in our series on the challenges of 21st century communication. Part One can be found here, and subsequent installments will be shared via TheBeaconBlog.org] Leading [...]

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Stanley McChrystal: Blurring the Lines between Leadership and Followership

[ Volume XII, Issue 1 ] In this issue of The Beacon we challenge your assumptions on leadership and followership. We challenge the notion that leaders and leadership are always the most valuable part of the equation, and that followers and followership are always less valuable. We contend that every organization needs good leaders and [...]

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  • Year-End Thoughts from The Latimer Group December 16, 2014
    We’ve been reflecting a lot lately here at The Latimer Group… not only on 2014, but also on the last 8-10 years. The business environment has changed dramatically: more demands on our time, more access to information, more channels to communicate than ever, social media, lean organizations, a cacophony of opinion on everything… the world […]
  • 4 Steps to Help You Get to Know Your Audience December 15, 2014
    Whitney and I are planning in earnest for another trip to Australia for client work, in 2015. We’re finalizing dates, logistics, content, etc. And when we are getting ready for a big trip with lots of client time, we always make sure to spend some time getting (or remaining) familiar with the client’s situation. We […]
  • Great Speaking Starts with Great Listening December 10, 2014
    Many people want to be known as great speakers. Many people want to be known as the person who can make the point in a clear and compelling way. And many work on this skill by focusing initially on the wrong things. Speaking well and sharing information is, first and foremost, about knowing how to […]