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The most annoying interview question


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I have been getting a lot of questions lately from people interviewing for jobs, and almost 100% of the time people ask for advice on dealing with this question:

“What is your biggest weakness?”

I’ll start out by saying that I hate this question… Everyone hates this question. Read More

Getting Difficult People to Cooperate


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When people won’t cooperate

It can be really frustrating when you are on the hook to deliver work that depends on other people and they don’t care. They don’t do their part. They don’t meet deadlines.

What do you do when your Ruthless Priority is not even on their radar? Read More

Stepping up to manage former peers…


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With the current situation, it seems there are lots or reorgainzations going on right now, and I’ve had this question come up many times from people who find themselves in a position of managing former peers.

So I wanted to share some ideas about how to confidently move forward. Read More

What exactly is Executive Presence?


People often ask me about the term Executive Presence. What is it? Does everyone need it? Or do you need it only if you are an executive? What if you are not an executive? Is it something different then? Read More

The Big Mistake I Made about Listening


But I thought I was a good listener!

Fairly deep into my career I did one of those 360 evaluations where people above, below and around you in the organization fill out a long questionnaire about how they perceive you. Read More

The key to be more impressive…Stop trying


FIRST, Stop trying to be impressive

If you are in a situation where you need to be impressive… a job interview, a sales call, a negotiation, a presentation — one of the worst things you can do is to try, on purpose, to be impressive. Read More

10 Ways to Make Employees Feel Important


A Note on Good vs. Bad Leaders

I don’t think it’s any secret that I believe good leaders bring a sense of humanity into the workplace. In fact this was the topic of my TEDx talk. Read More

3 ways to get a Coaching Session with me


Get a free coaching session with me

In celebration of the fact that MOVE will finally be available as an audio book, I will be randomly selecting 2 people to win a free 2-hour 1-1 coaching session with me. Read More

Move Audiobook & Chance to get 1-1 Coaching Session With Me


MOVE Audiobook

I am thrilled to announce that MOVE is finally available for preorder on Audible.

In celebration of the release, I am offering a chance to win a 1-1 coaching session with me for pre-ordering your copy. Read More

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