November 27, 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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  • Practice DOES Matter November 20, 2014
    I had an outstanding experience yesterday with a workshop participant from one of our major client companies. This young man had participated in one of our one-day presentation skills workshops about six weeks ago. And then he signed up for a different workshop this week, a two-day “executive communication skills” workshop. In the October session, […]
  • The Global Need for Respect November 17, 2014
    I just returned from two weeks of client work in Singapore, Brisbane and Perth, with one of our best clients. And prior to that, I spent a week in France with a different client company. And over those three weeks of client work, we spent time with professionals from over 25 different countries… busy, ambitious, […]
  • The Death of Spin Communication November 10, 2014
    The recent election cycle in the United States has made one thing very clear to me… that we have now reached a critical breaking point in our tolerance for “spin” communication. What is “spin” you ask? Anyone who lives in the USA knows exactly what it is, because that is all we hear anymore in […]